Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Edmund, Rex and June Hillary, 1946

Edmund, Rex and June Hillary, 1946

Edmund Hillary (front right) is seen with his brother, Rex, and his sister, June, on Waiheke Island in 1946, shortly before June sailed for England. The siblings enjoyed each other’s company while growing up together, and Rex, who became a builder, later helped with construction projects initiated by Ed in Nepal.

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Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h1/hillary-edmund-percival (accessed 24 March 2019)