Individual Record for: Edwin Arnold O'Hara

Personal and Family Information

Edwin Arnold O'Hara was born OCT 1909 in Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Burma. He died JUL 1985 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was the son of Richard Reginald Bazley O'Hara and Florence Anne Steele.

Edwin Arnold O'Hara's wife was Thelma Jean Cranston. They were married OCT 1938 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Their 6 known children were Michael O'Hara, Ann O'Hara, Ralph O'Hara, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Arnold O'Hara and Coleen O'Hara.

Ancestors Chart (3 generations)


Edwin Arnold O'Hara


Richard Reginald Bazley O'Hara


Richard Lawrence Huntley O'Hara


George O'Hara


Elizabeth Harper


Jane Mary Anne Bazley


Nicholas Bazely


Jane Mary Anne Leonard


Florence Anne Steele



Baptism14 NOV 1909Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Burma
Immigration12 MAR 1926Southampton, Hampshire, EnglandAuckland, New ZealandAboard the Remuera


Edwin was educated at Crosby House Boarding School in Kent.  He was looked after by 2 aunts, Maud and Alice during his time in England. He served in the 24th Battalion in WW2 and was captured by the Italians.  He became a prisoner of war under the Italians and then the Germans.