Comments (None yet)

Add New Comment

Family Notices

73 corrections, most recently by nesbit9509 - Show corrections

[In order to guard against imposition, notices of Births,

Marriages, and Deaths must be authenticated by some


MACPHAIL. - On the 1st June, at Coonara private hospital, St. Kilda road, the wife of C.N. Macphail of a daugher. MARRIAGES.  

CHALLIS— BUTTON. — [Golden Wedding.] — On the 4th June, 1868, at Birregurra, by Rev. Thos. Sabine. Jonas Challis, second son late of

John Challis of Winchelsea, to Hepsey Button, youngest daughter of the late James Button, Soldier's Hill, Ballarat.

Present address, "Kia-Ora," Yendon (late of Winchelsea).

GRAY - STEWART. [Golden Wedding.] - On the

4th June, 1868, at the residence ot the bride's

parents, by the Rev. Andrew Robertson, James, eldest son of the late Archibald Gray, Glasgow,

to Mary Margaret, eldest daughter of Alex. and Elizabeth Stewart, Melbourne. Present address: 33 Royal parade, Parkville. DIED ON SERVICE.

BLAXALL. - In loving memory of Corporal Kenneth

E. Blaxall, killed in action on October 13, 1917. (Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. T. Bond and

family, Thoona.)  

BONELLA. - Died of wounds, on the 24th of May, at the

26th General Hospital, France, Private J. H. Bonella, Anzac, 21st Battalion, after three years' active service, dearly beloved husband of Lila, and dear daddy of little Arie; dearly beloved son-

in-law of Mr. and Mrs. J. Puncher, Avenel.  

A soldier brave he proved to be. He paid the price for you and me. -(Inserted by his loving wife and son.)  

BONELLA.- Died of wounds, on the 24th of May, 1918, at 26th General Hospital, France, Private  

James Henry (Jim), Anzac, 21st Battalion, after three years' active service; loving uncle of Phyllis

and Dorothy.      

Years may go, and time may fly,

Every flower may fade and die,

But you, dear Jim, we will never forget.

-(Inserted by his loving sister and brother-in-law,   Olive and J. Leishman.)  

BOWDEN. - Killed in action in France, Charles Maxwell Bowden, Lieutenant A.I.F.

ELIASON. - In loving memory of Pte. Victor Eliason, 2nd Machine Gun Co., late 7th Batt., who was killed in

action somewhere in France on 23rd May, 1918, after nearly four years' service for King and country.

An honoured Anzac.      

-(Inserted by his loving mother, grandmother,  

sisters, and brothers: two on active service.)

HILL. - William Aubrey (Aubrey), on 13th May,  

1918, the well-loved eldest son of William and

E. A. Hill, "Inverary," Lillimur, late of Broughton

and Leahy street, Nhill, aged 29 years and 6 months. Brother of ex-Trooper Douglas G. Hill,   Hamilton; and Rae and Edna, Lillimur.

KIRK. - Died of wounds, in France, on the 1st

April, the Rev. James F. Kirk, M.A., C.F.,          

M.C., attached to Seaforth Highlanders, dearly loved husband of Eliz. M. Kirk, The Manse, Dunbar, Scotland; brother-in-law of Lucy         MacKay, 66 Park street, South Yarra.

MADDEN. - Officially reported killed in action in

France, 2nd May, 1918, Acting Corporal Fredk. W. E. Madden, 8th Battalion, dearly beloved     fiance of Ethel M. Mitchell, 4 Moore street, Moreland.  

"Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright,     for the end of that man is peace."

POWER. - Killed in action in France on 14th May, Private Kilian Patrick Power, beloved eldest son       of James and Catherine Power, Merbein, age 21 years.

May his soul rest in peace.      

TATHAM. - Private George Herbert, No. 7,598, 25 S Battalion, officially reported killed in action,   May 2, beloved only son of Sarah and the late   Alfred Frederick Tatham, of Brighton, loved       brother of Nellie (Mrs. Wiggett), and Teanie (Mrs. MacGregor), aged 25 years.      

Peace, perfect peace.     -(Inserted by mother, Nellie, Teanie.)    

TATHAM. - Private George Herbert, dearly loved

nephew of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Quiggin, fond       cousin of Bernice Quiggan and Olive Menan, Malvern.       God be with you till we meet again.


ANDERSON (nee Cissie Barnes) - On 1st June,

Emily Laura Barnes, beloved wife of Charles Anderson, only daughter of Elizabeth Jane and the late George Thomas, loving sister of William      

George, of Prahran, after a short illness, passed       peacefully away, aged 36 years.

BARCLAY. - On the 2nd June, at "Marinook," private

hospital, East Melbourne, Mary O'Hara       (Minnie), beloved wife of John Barclay, Kevin,   Watt street, Sunshine, and loved and loving   mother of Ina, Gunner Reg and Gunner Jack (both on active service abroad), aged 58 years. (Private     interment 3rd June.)  

BARROW. - On the 1st June, at Piper street, Kyneton, Joan Barrow, loving father of Mrs. C.     Bourdner, Ada, Mrs Hood, C.S., and J.P.     Barrow, in his 87th year. Interred privately.

BIGGS. - On the 2nd June (accidentally killed),

Rose, the beloved wife of Thomas Biggs, and     loving sister of Mrs Taylor, Mrs Thomas, Mrs   Gordon, Mrs Craig, and Rieta Rowe, of Easy street, Collingwood, aged 36 years.

CAMPBELL. - On the 2nd June, at Hampton   street, Brighton, Nellie, beloved wife of Bruce   Campbell, and mother of Annie and Bruce   William. (Interred privately.)    

CARTER. - On the 2nd June, at 5 A'Beckett street,

Kew, Charlotte, relict of the late Rev. Wm.     Carter, B.A., aged 98 years. (Privately    


A life's work, nobly done.  

DENNEHY. - On 3rd June, 1918, at 82 Wattletree

road, Malvern, William John, the beloved husband     of Agnes Macfarlane Dennehy, aged 53 years.       (Private interment. )

EWART. - On the 2nd June, at "Glen Villa," 77

Newry street, North Carlton, David Ewart, J.P., a colonist of 63 years, and the first owner of Pranjip Park, Murchison, aged 92 years.  

GUY. - On the 1st June, 1918, Rachel Pattle, dearly loved daughter of Pattie and Albert Guy, 8 Campbell road, Canterbury, aged 6 years and 8 months. Privately interred 2nd June.

IRVINE. - On the 2nd June, after a short illness

Ada Mary, the dearly beloved wife of Richard   John Irvine, of "Lockinge," Mayfield grove,  

Malvern, beloved mother of Irene and Nellie,     loved sister of Nellie, Harry, and Grace Stone.

The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away.     McKERRELL. - On the 2nd June, 1918, at the residence

of her son, Iona, 42 Buckley street, Essendon,     Jeannie Stewart, relict of the late Robert  

McKerrell, Glasgow, Scotland, dearly loved   mother of Jim and Nellie; loved grandmother of   Jean, Ken, Stewart, and Donald, in her 86th  


Deeply mourned and sadly missed.

MURPHY. - On the 30th May, 1918, at St. Vincent's private hospital, Darlinghurst (Sydney),     Martin Murphy, of Brocklesby, aged 78 years. R.I.P.

NORWOOD. - On the 3rd June, Ellen, the beloved

wife of the Rev. Henry H.J. Norwood, of the

Holy Trinity Vicarage, Kensington, and loved mother of Leonard Hesketh, and sister of Mrs C.K. Davidson, of Glentronie, W.A.

RALSTON. - On the 31st May, at "Curnulla," Murrumbeena, Robert Ralston, aged 85 years,     formerly of Victorian Railways. Interred at St Kilda,

1st June, 1918.    

STEPHENSON. - On the 1st June, at Children's

Hospital, Robert Ronald, dearly loved son of Robert and Gladys Stephenson, of 2 Bayview  

terrace, Kensington, and dear little brother of Olive, aged 14 months. Interred privately, June 3, Fawkner Cemetery.

WHEADON. - On the 3rd June, at her residence,

Fenwick street, Portarlington, Clara Gertrude,   beloved wife of Reginald Wheadon, loving     mother of little Jack, daughter of the late Wil- liam and Janet, and loving sister ol Janet Fea-     tonby, The Cottages, Kew, aged 34 years.  


On Active Service.      

BURBIDGE. - In affectionate remembrance of

Claude Campbell (Cam), killed in action June 4, 1917. (Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. Bindon and


BURBIDGE. - In sad and loving memory of my dear   friend, Sgt. C. Campbell Burbidge (Cam), who

fell at Messines, June 4, 1917.  

He has sailed on his last commission

On a beautiful ship called Rest; And his head is safely pillowed

On his great Commander's breast.  

-(Inserted by "Dimples.")  

MATHESON. - In loving memory of my dear sons and our dear brothers, George and Jack, killed in action on 4th June and 4th October, 1917, respectively.

Our brave heroes at rest.  

-(Inserted by their loving mother, sister, and brothers, Albert, A.I.F. abroad, and Eric.)    

PARSONS. - In loving memory of our dear boy, Pte.

W. Parsons, 16th Batt., killed in action 4th June,  

1915, Gallipoli.  

No sad good-byes in yonder land.   -(Father and mother, Buninyong.)  

BROWN. - In loving memory of Jessie Martha Brown (nee Gilsenan), who died 4th June, 1916.

God knoweth best.

-(Inserted by her loving parents, brothers, and sisters.)

CARRUTHERS. - In loving memory of my dear

wife and our dear mother, who died on the 4th

June, 1917; also, my dear daughter and our  

sister, Alma Elizabeth Robinson (Allie), who

died on the 15th August, 1917.

We often think of days gone by,

When we were all home together;

A shadow o'er our lives is cast,

Our dear ones have gone for ever. No one knows how much we miss them, Friends may think the wound is healed,

But they little know the sorrow

Deep within our hears concealed.  

Dearly loved and sadly missed. (Inserted by loving husband and father, and grieving family, Murrumbeena.)


CARRUTHERS. - In loving memory of our dear

mother, who died on June 4, 1917; also, our dear sister, Alma Elizabeth (Allie), who died on August 15, 1917.  

We who loved them sadly miss them

As it dawns another year;

In our lonely hours of thinking

Thoughts of them are ever near.

Two precious ones from us are gone,

Two voices we loved are still,   Two places vacant in our home

Which never can be filled. -(Inserted by Evie and Jack.)

CARRUTHERS. - In loving remembrance of our

dear mother, who passed away on 4th June, 1917, at "Edenhope," St. James, aged 58.

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to


-(J. and D. Carruthers, Cobram.)

DAVIES. - In cherished remembrance of my parents,

my dear father (and little Bert's loving dad), who died at Richmond, on June 4, 1916, aged 62 years; and my dear mother, who died at Richmond, on September 18, 1901, aged 46 years.    

The happy hours we once enjoyed

Will never come again.

But they have left an aching void

This world can never fill.

When I recall fond memories dear,

Which cling to me from year to year,

-(Inserted by their only daughter and son-in-  

law, Ethel and Bert Mason and little grandson Bert, Colac.)

DAVIES. - In loving memory of our dear father, who passed away at 31 Clifton street, Richmond,  

on the 4th June, 1916. (Inserted by his loving sons and daughter-in-law.)

DEW. - In loving memory of Alfred Dew, who

departed this life 4th June, 1917. (Inserted by his loving wife and chlldren.)

DEW. - In loving memory of our dear father, Alfred

Dew, who departed this life on June 4, 1917, late of Commercial road, S. Yarra.

So sadly missed.

Sad and oft my thoughts do wander

To a grave not far away,

Where they laid my darling father

Just twelve months ago to-day.

-(Inserted by his loving daughter and son-in- law, May and Fred Thomas, Benalla.)

EILENBERG. - In memory of Amelia Eilenberg,

who passed away on June 4, 1909.

GEORGE. - In fond and loving memory of my dear

husband and our dear father, Abraham Thomas George, who departed this life on the 4th of June, 1911. (Inserted by his loving wife and famlly.)

JAMES. - In fond and loving memory of our dear

sister Lily, who passed away on the 4th June,


Ever remembered.

-(Inserted by her loving sister and brother-in- law, A. and G. Drew.)

KEMP. - In loving memory of our dear brother

Jim, who passed away June 4, 1917.

No more your welcome footsteps Will tread our dwelling floor:  

No more we'll watch your coming,

As we did in days of yore.

We will know your voice in the Heavenly song,

Your step on the golden floor,

Your smile of welcome. Oh, how sweet,

When we meet to part no more.

-(Inserted by his loving brothers and sister.)

LIVERSUDGE. - In memory of my darling mother,

who departed this life on the 4th June, 1917; also my dear father, who died 15th September, 1904. (Inserted by their loving son, Robert.)  

MYERS. - In sad and loving memory of our dear

daughter, Alice Beatrice, who died June 1, 1917, at "Ednor," Nimmo street. Middle Park.   (Inserted by her sorrowing parents, Hannah and William Purdy, Ballarat.)

MYERS. - In loving memory of Alice Beatrice, who

died 1st June, 1917, at Ednor, Nimmo street, Middle Park, beloved sister of Mrs. H. C. Wilson, New Zealand. (Inserted by M. and V. Bade,   Ballarat.)

STANLEY. - In loving memory of my darling  

husband, Charles Greville Stanley, of Gravesend, Kent, England, who passed away on the 4th June, 1917.

Deeply loved and deeply mourned by his

devoted wife.    

WISE. - In affectionate remembrance of Ma, who

passed peacefully away on the 4th June, 1916, at her residence, 202 Victoria street, North


Peace, perfect peace. -(Alice Gunn.)


BARKER. - Mr. and Mrs. A. W. BARKER and

Family desire to return heartfelt THANKS to their many friends and relatives for loving sym-   pathy expressed in letters, telegrams, cards, and visits, in their recent sad bereavement at the loss of their beloved son, 1st Lieutenant Arthur     Richard, killed in action in France, 24th April, 1918. 126 Farrell street, Port Melbourne.


BIGGS. - The Friends of the late Mrs. ROSE

BIGGS are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Coburg Cemetery. The funeral is appointed to leave her late residence, 31 Gold street, Collingwood, To- morrow (Wednesday, June 5, 1918), at 2.30 p.m.

W.G. RAVEN, Undertaker, Clifton Hill and   Fitzroy. Tel. 1037 Cent.

EWART. - The Friends of the late Mr. DAVID      

EWART, J.P., are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew.

The funeral is appointed to leave his residence, "Glen Villa," 77 Newry street, North Carlton, THIS DAY (Tuesday, June 1, 1918), at 2.30 p.m.

W. G. RAVEN, Funeral Director.  

McKERRELL. - The friends of the late Mrs.


respectfully invited to follow her remains to the   place of interment, the Coburg Cemetery.

The funeral will leave her son's residence, "Iona," 42 Buckley street, Essendon, THIS DAY (Tuesday, 4th June), at 2 o'clock,.  

JOSEPH ALLISON. Undertaker, Errol street, North Melbourne (Tel. 751 Central), and Moonee Ponds (Tel. 251 Ascot).

NORWOOD. - The Friends of the Rev. HENRY H. J. NORWOOD are respectfully informed   that the remains of his late beloved wife, Ellen, will be interred in the New Melbourne General Cemetery, Fawkner. Service will be held at Holy Trinity Church, McCracken street, Kensington, To-morrow (Wednesday, the 5th inst.), at   2.15 p.m., after which the motor cortege will proceed to the cemetery.

A. A. SLEIGHT, Funeral Directors. Tel. 410.

WHEADON. - The Friends of Mr. R. WHEADON

are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his beloved wife, Clara Gertrude, to the place of interment, the Portarlington Cemetery.

The funeral will leave his residence, Fenwick street. Portarlington, To-morrow (Wednesday, June 5), at 2.30 p.m.  

WILLIAM McLEAN, Undertaker, Portarlington.