Individual Notes

Note for:   Aubrey Roderick Gaucheron Diment,   25 NOV 1911 - 4 MAR 1991         Index

     Place:   Cremated at Karori Cemetery, Wellington

Individual Note:
     1st Name from Irene Eleanor May Christensen formerly Pye nee Diment Death Notice

2nd and 3rd name from Electoral Rolls

Worked for James Smith Ltd in 1926

*Marriage Details Date: 1937, Folio No: 11859*

1943 Wellington North Electoral Roll shows Diment Aubrey Roderick Gaucheron, Flat 3, 251 Cuba Street, Watchmaker

The Evening Post 7th March 1991 shows
Diment Aubrey Roderick Gaucheron - On March 4, 1991. Peacefully in Wellington Hospital, aged 79 years, Dearly loved husband of the late Millicent Diment, loved father of Graham and Judith. Aub's Funeral Service will be held at the Main Crematorium Chapel, Rosehaugh Ave, Karori on Friday March 8 at 2.30pm. Donations in lieu of flowers please to: The Mary Potter Hospice, P. O. Box 7442, Wellington South. Wilson-Pailthorpe Funeral Home, FDANZ. Ph 896 - 069

Individual Notes

Note for:   Francis William Gaucheron Known As Frank Diment,   24 MAY 1924 - 31 DEC 1994         Index

     Place:   Auckland Area

Individual Note:
     Known as Name from Irene Eleanor May Christensen formerly Pye nee Diment's Death Notice

1st, 2nd and 3rd Names from Birth Folio

*Birth Details Date: 1924, Folio No: 2808, Area: Wellington, June quarter*

Birth Certificate shows Francis William Gaucheron Diment, Date of Birth: 24/3/1924, Place of Birth: 28 Hanson Street, Wellington, Mother: May Florence Diment nee Garrod, Aged: 38, Birthplace: London, England, Father: Aubrey Roderick Diment, Aged: 40, Birthplace: Brixton, England

*1st Marriage Details Date: 1951, Folio No: 5087*

Letter from the Air Department, Wellington C. 1.
14 December 1955
Mrs. M. Jordan
30 Burlington Street
Dear Madam
Thank you for your letter of 10th December, 1955, in respect of your son, Sergeant F. W. G. Diment, B. E. M.
It is not the policy of this Department to make public citations of members who have been honoured by the Queen with the award of a medal or other special award, and it is regretted therefore that no information can be given about the British Empire Medal awarded to Sergeant Diment.
Sergeant Diment was invested with the British Empire Medal at Government House on 4th November, 1955.
Yours faithfully
J. R. Mahoney
for Air Secretary Flt. Lt.

The Evening Post 6th November 1955 shows
Investiture at Government House
Malaya and Korea Veterans Included
A Representative section of the community, including Service's personnel, received awards at the hands of the Governor-General (Sir Willoughby-Norrie) at an investiture at Government House today.
British Empire Medal, Military Division (M.B.E.): Warrant Officer Second Class Joseph Lowe, R.N.Z. Signals (Korokoro, Petone), Flight Sergeant (WAAF) Myrtle Burns (Wellington), Flight Sergeant William Staniland, R.N.Z.A.F. (Ohakea), Flight Sergeant James Watts, R.N.Z.A.F. (Christchurch), and Sergeant Frank Diment, R.N.Z.A.F. (Blenheim)

*2nd Marriage Details Date: 1968, Folio No: 2461*

The New Zealand Herald 2nd January 1995 shows
Diment Francis William Gaucheron (Frank) (Service No 70849, RNZAF, Flight Lieutenant MVO BEM, Second World War (Pacific): On December 31, 1994 (peacefully) at home after a short illness; in his 71st year. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Patricia, loving father and friend of Paul, Melissa and Joanne. Friend and poppi, of Natalie, Renee, Mark and Matthew. Special thanks to all who helped with care and support. Frank's entire funeral service will be held at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Great North Rd, Henderson, on Wednesday, January 4, 1995, at 2.30 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the NZ Cancer Society, P O Box 1724, Auckland, would be appreciated
Diment Frank. At peace. Farewell, our friend. We will miss your friendly face, and cheeky sense of humour. Till we met again. Michael, Kaye, and the Trubuhovich families (Whenuapai)
Diment Frank (ex RNZAF, flt/lt). Respected friend of the Newton family. Sadly missed

Individual Notes

Note for:   James Garrod,   ABT 1864 - 14 JAN 1922         Index

     Date:   21 JAN 1922
     Place:   Ealing Cemetery, England

Individual Note:
     Occ: Oilman and Name from Aubrey Roderick Diment and May Florence Diment nee Garrod Marriage Certificate

1871 English and Wales Census shows James Garrod, Relationship: Son, Aged: 7, Where Born: London, Village: Village of Kilburn, Civil Parish: Willesden, County: Middlesex, Occ: Scholar, Address: 2 Park Road Mews

*Free BMD shows a marriage registered in September 1885 between Florence Elizabeth Collier and James Garrod, District: Hendon, Volume: 3a, Page: 253*

1901 English and Wales Census shows James Garrod, Relationship: Head, Aged: 37, Where Born: London, Chelsea, Administrative County: London, Civil Parish: Chelsea, Occ: Oilmans Manager, Address: 440 Kings Road

Memory Card? shows In loving memory of James Garrod, who passed away 14th January 1922, Aged 58 years, Interred Ealing Cemetery, 21 January, Grave No. 18 D. B.
Details of Death and Burial from Betty Bennett nee Pye's Notes