Keith Melville HICKSON

Date of Birth: 
14 Aug 1896
Date of Death: 
30 Apr 1955

Keith was born in Wellington.

He married Marion McDonald (born at Lower Hutt in 1899) in 1920.

They had one daughter & one son.

Marion later married William Strang (born at Invercargill in 1906).

Keith enlisted for WW1 in Nov 1916, and served as a Lance/Sgt in the NZ Rifle Brigade.

He started working life as a shepherd in Te Pohue after WW1, then a farmer in Waimihi. He was a hotelkeeper in Nelson around 1928 then to New Plymouth around 1938, then back to farming at Tauranga.

He was the publican at the Grand Hotel in Levin in 1936.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Keith Melville Hickson, Richard Jordan Skerrett Hickson, Ruiha (Louisa) Cook, Marion Eliza McDonald, William Archibald Strang, Rubina Bella Ford, Freda Valerie Hickson, George Albert D'Arcy-Wright, Gerald Harold Shaw, Edward Keith (Ted) Hickson, Phylis Doris (Phyl) Stephens.