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St. Aidan's Church, Remuera, was the scene of the wedding on Saturday afternoon of Mollie Katene, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Anderson, of Rotorua, and Yeoman of Signals Raymond Higson, R.N.Z.N., only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Higson, of Rotorua. Chaplain G. T. Robson officiated.

In the absence of her father, who is overseas, the bride was given away by her uncle, Mr. W. L. Brett. She wore a lovely frock of white pebble crepe with close-fitting bodice, high neckline and long sleeves. The skirt fell into a long train.

Her beautiful veil of Honiton braid on Brussels net was worn over the face and was caught to the head with tiny sprays of roses and snowflakes. A long shower bouquet of the same flowers was carried.

Attending as chief bridesmaid was her sister, Miss Lynette Anderson, and other attendants were Miss Carol Anderson, also a sister, and Miss Florence Hamill. They wore frocks of white flat crepe fashioned along similar lines to the bride's and they carried shower bouquets of daphne, heath and anemones. The same red-toned flowers were in their hair.

Supporting the bridegroom were Petty Officer Ken Picket, R.N.Z.N., as best man and Petty Officer L. Jorgensen. R.N.Z.N.V.R., and Petty Officer J. Chamberlain, R.N.Z.N.V.R.

Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's grandmother, Mrs. F. A. Brett, Armadale Road, Remuera. Mrs. Anderson received her guests wearing a green and beige lace frock with green hat. assisted by the bridegroom's mother wearing a brown frock and hat. Mrs Brett was in a black lace frock and hat.

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SERVICE WEDDING, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 166, 16 July 1945

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SERVICE WEDDING Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 166, 16 July 1945

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