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Edward ELWORTHY [633]
Sarah Maria SHORROCK [2057]
Archbishop Churchill JULIUS D D [56]
Alice Frances ROWLANDSON [576]
Percy Ashton ELWORTHY [544]
Bertha Victoria JULIUS [542]

Anthony Churchill ELWORTHY [616]


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1. Gertrude (True) Fyans Lockyer NEILL [617]

Anthony Churchill ELWORTHY [616]

  • Born: 17 Jun 1912, Timaru N.Z.
  • Marriage (1): Gertrude (True) Fyans Lockyer NEILL [617] in 1938
  • Died: 14 Nov 1984, Dunedin Otago NZ aged 72

bullet   Another name for Anthony was Tort.


bullet  General Notes:

Anthony was born in Timaru, educated at Heatherdown School, Ascot and Marborough College, England. After a period with the Bristol Aircraft Company, he was sent to jackaroo with Sir Fergus McMaster in Australia. Subsequently, he farmed at Tuarangi, Maungati. He served in the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force where in the rank of Major, he became Chief Instructor at the NZ Tank School in Egypt; at one point, Major Elworthy was responsible for the incarceration of the wastrel Nazi sympathiser King Farouk in the Cairo palace. After being wounded and invalided home, he returned briefly to farming before joining General Motors' training establishment at Petone, thereafter founding his own import business . In retirement he returned to South Canterbury. He and his wife researched and wrote a definitive biography of Churchill Julius, Archbishop of NZ entitled "A Power in the Land", published Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch NZ, 1971.
Ref: Dermot Elworthy 2013


Anthony married Gertrude (True) Fyans Lockyer NEILL [617] [MRIN: 182], daughter of Sydney Edmund Dermot NEILL of Dunedin NZ [13359] and Gwladys Amy WILLIAMS [13360], in 1938. (Gertrude (True) Fyans Lockyer NEILL [617] was born in Aug 1918 in Dunedin Otago NZ and died on 23 Sep 2011.)

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