Alice Maud Gill

Alice Gill was an active member of the Northland community and was well-known for her fundraising efforts during the First World War. An artistic woman, Alice made the most of her talents, creating items to be sold and displayed at fund raising events, including at a concert in 1915 and an auction in 1914. The money was donated to the Belgian Relief Fund and for her contribution to the cause Alice was later awarded the Médaille de la Reine Elisabeth (Queen Elisabeth Medal).

Family information

Parents: John Charles Boord and Annie Boord (née Moss)

Born: 1865(?)

Died: 31 March 1928, aged 63

Buried: Maungaturoto Cemetery, Auckland. No. 40

Married: Felix Ford Gill, 1887

Children:

  • John Wallace Gill, b. 1905
  • Mary Gill, b. 1898

Active in: Maungaturoto

Selected sources

'District Contributions', Northern Advocate, 6 October 1914, p. 5

'The Concert', Northern Advocate, 23 April 1915, p. 3

'Honour Where Honour is Due', Northern Advocate, 1 June 1915, p. 3 

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