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Lewis John Allan “Jack” MeadsAge: 58 years19081966

Name
Lewis John Allan “Jack” Meads
Given names
Lewis John Allan
Surname
Meads
Nickname
Jack
Birth August 1, 1908 11
Birth of a half-brotherLeslie Robert Meads
January 1, 1925 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-brotherMontague Raymond “Monty” Meads
April 12, 1928 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a half-brotherEdwin Camil Meads
July 2, 1931 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherAdam Meads
October 25, 1936 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaret Winifred Meads
June 7, 1939 (Age 30 years)
Source: Don Fenton
Birth of a son
#2
Lewis Raymond Frank “Ray” Meads
September 5, 1940 (Age 32 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherHenrietta Mildred Prince
January 8, 1950 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherLousiana Harold “Lewis” Meads
1953 (Age 44 years)

Death of a motherViolet Augusta Prince
1957 (Age 48 years)

Death September 30, 1966 (Age 58 years)
Cremationyes

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half-sister
Kathleen Meads
Father’s family with Rangiwhakaahua Hereaka - View this family
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half-brother
Lewis Edward Meads
half-sister
Ivy Meads
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
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daughter
15 months
son
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Kathleen Mary Meads
daughter
Jeanne Elizabeth Meads
son
John Owen Meads
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himself
wife
Thora Amelia Allen

Note
Born in New Plymouth but spent much of his childhood around the Rotorua Area. At the age of 18 had a leg amputated when he, as a motor cyclist had and argument with a truck and a wall. He later moved to Auckland where he met amd married Frances Griffiths in 1938. For a number of years before setting himself up in the business of making car aerials, he worked as a fitter for N Z Rail. The children helped out in the aerial business to get pocket money. Jack kept this business going for years and eventually he sold it and retired. He with Frances lived in the Eastern Suburbs where they went on to have five children. They remained in the Easrtern suburbs until the breakup of their marriageand they both went on to remarry. He enjoyed playing lawn bowls and over the years collected many prizes. On retirement from his aerial business he helped out at the bowling club