Eric Gordon WILLETTS[1]

Male 1911 - 2005  (94 years)


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  • Name Eric Gordon WILLETTS 
    Born 1 Mar 1911  Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1928  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was 17 years old and departed from London, England aboard the "Ormonde" on 29 Sep 1928. His occupation was farming and his last address in the UK was New House Cottage, Dunley, Stourport.
    Military Service 22 Sep 1941 to 22 Apr 1949  [2
    World War 2 
    • Service Record
      Name WILLETTS, ERIC GORDON
      Service Australian Army
      Service Number QX39167 (Q3290)
      Date of Birth 1 Mar 1912
      Place of Birth KIDDERMINSTER, ENGLAND
      Date of Enlistment 22 Sep 1941
      Locality on Enlistment NORTHGATE, QLD
      Place of Enlistment NANANGO, QLD
      Next of Kin WILLETTS, GLADYS
      Date of Discharge 22 Apr 1949
      Rank Captain
      Posting at Discharge 65 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
      Prisoner of War No
    FamilySearch ID LVDG-4PV 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LVDG-4PV 
    Died 24 Oct 2005  Atherton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1750  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2018 

    Family (Divorced) Gladys Mary ROSSOW,   b. 8 Dec 1912, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Apr 2006, Currimundi, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1931  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Divorced 10 Feb 1954 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Edward James WILLETTS,   b. Abt 1938,   d. 23 Oct 1988, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     6. Living
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Mar 1911 - Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1928 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1931 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 2005 - Atherton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] The Ryerson Index [database on-line], (http://www.ryersonindex.org/), WILLETTS Eric Gordon, Death 24 Oct 2005, late of Carinya Home, Atherton, Qld, formerly of Tolga, Qld Probate notice, Cairns Post 23 Jan 2006.

    2. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number QX39167 (Q3290).

    3. [S205] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983 [database on-line], (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), entry for Eric G Willetts, volume 6c, page 201, Jun Q 1911, Kidderminster district.

    4. [S160] The Ryerson Index [database on-line], (http://www.ryersonindex.org/), WILLETTS Eric Gordon, Death 24 Oct 2005, late of Carinya Home, Atherton, Qld, formerly of Tolga, Qld, Probate notice, Cairns Post 23 Jan 2006.

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Eric Gordon Willetts, Marriage date: 25/02/1931, Spouse's name: Gladys Mary Rossow, Registration details: 1931/C/596.