and Ata Wyeth
Ata, Ros and Clair 1939
Sinclair (Clair Or Sinclair) Wyeth,
6th son 10th child of Thomas Wyeth
Rachel Ann (nee
born on 1 June 1902 in Masterton, New Zealand, died on 5 Aug 1967 in Puketeraki,
Otago, N.Z. at age 65, and was buried in Puketeraki, Otago, New Zealand.
Clair married Marara
Hera Atanui (Ata) Ellison on 29 Dec 1934 in Masterton, New
Zealand, daughter of John
Ellison and Hera
Ata was born on 6 Feb 1910 in Puketeraki, died on 27 Jul 1987 in Dunedin, New
Zealand at age 77, and was buried in Puketeraki.
Clair and Ata’s children were:
Matapura Wyeth was
born on 13 Dec 1935 in Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand. Roslyn married Coral
Rose Hodges on 4 Jul 1959 in Dunedin, New Zealand, daughter of Thomas
Montague Raines Hodges and Alice
Winifred (Winifred) (nee
was born on 28 Aug 1938 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Sinclair Erihana Wyeth
born on 15 Feb 1949 in Palmerston. Roger married Christine
Mary Young on 24 Jan 1974 in Queenstown, N.Z, daughter of William
Alexander Dawson Young and Margaret
Christine was born on 14 Jan 1951 in Invercargill, New Zealand.
for the following note was supplied by eldest son Ros.
young man Dad played rugby in Wairarapa for Otaki & Red Star Clubs. After
they were married in 1934 they stayed in Masterton, until they moved down to
Puketeraki / Karitane in late 1937 where they had a small farm.
was conscripted into Army in 1939 to Burnham, Christchurch. He departed
from New Zealand in late 1939 with the 20th Battalion for the middle east.
Dad was in the campaigns of Greece, Crete, & the dessert he was wounded in
Sidi Rezegh where he was taken prisoner of war held by the Italians until they
were overun by English Troops. He spent time in soldiers hospital in
Egypt. He was then repatriated back to New Zealand where he spent sometime
in the Monticello Hospital(soldiers home).
some months in Monticello Dad recovered & purchased his Farm at Puketeraki
570 acres, which he & mum farmed for 12 years.
retired in ???? he had a short retirement.
Last updated 12 Nov 2009