Harold George Renner

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Harold George Renner

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Maxwell Rd, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
Death: May 25, 1963 (73)
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Henry Renner and Mary Amelia Renner
Husband of Ruth Renner (Corwin)
Father of June Wilde; Private User and George Corwin Renner
Brother of Janet Renner; Ernest Ralph Renner; Cpl. Cecil Renner, MM; Myrtle Renner; Keith Renner and 4 others

Occupation: Orchadist, Rifleman (embarked 1917)
Managed by: Private User
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About Harold George Renner

As a youth, he planted, developed and nurtured a fruit-tree orchard near Gisborne, N.Z. on land owned by his father, William. He enlisted in the New Zealand army in 1914, and participated in some of the more grisly battles of World War 1. including the Somme and Passchendaele. After discharge in 1918, he returned to N.Z. to find that, in his absence, his father had sold the orchard to others. This caused a great deal of bitterness and resentment, and he emigrated shortly after to the U.S. He settled in Detroit and spent his working life as a skilled tool and die maker, retiring in 1952. He moved to Whittier, North Carolina, where he remained until his death in 1963.

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Harold George Renner's Timeline

June 19, 1889
Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
May 13, 1928
Age 38
May 25, 1963
Age 73
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States