Bettjeman, Frederick Charles, 1884-1987

Bettjeman, Fred, 1884-1987

Enginéer, soldier, farmer. Grew up on the West Coast. Fought at Gallipoli, returned to NZ and married Agnes (Nancy) (née McNab; 1885-1965). Put on to land in the Mangapurua area and worked many years developing it before the settlement was closed. See DNZB (Vol 4, 1921-1940, p59-60, B30)

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Date: ca 1910s Ref: PAColl-0751 Description: Photograph of a pitsawn cottage built after the "first burn" (as it is captioned on the reverse). A picket fence runs next to the house against which the ph...
Date: 15 Jun 1985 From: NZOHA Sunlight Centenarians Oral History Project By: Bettjeman, Frederick Charles, 1884-1987 Ref: OHInt-0004/09 Description: Describes his German born father's early arrival in the Canterbury settlement about 1850. Talks about his family, relationship with his parents and childhood...
Date: 1973-1976 By: Bettjeman, Frederick Charles, 1884-1987 Ref: MS-Papers-1101 Description: Bettjeman describes his experiences as a returning soldier carving out a farm from virgin bush at Mangapurua (1917-1942) from the development of the farm to ...
Bettjeman, MacNab :Agnes Muir Bettjeman (1885-1964) and Frederick Charles Bettjeman (1884-1987)
Date: 15 December 1951 Ref: 1/2-190366-F Description: Group comprising (from left) Frederick Charles Bettjeman (1884-1987), Agnes Muir Bettjeman (1885-1864) and their son-in-law Hector Oliver, photographed on 15...