Colin Roy SMITH

Male 1904 - 1949  (44 years)


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  • Name Colin Roy SMITH 
    Born 12 Feb 1904  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jan 1949  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Cause: Fractured skull and internal injuries from motor vehicle accident 
    • Man dies, 4 hurt in smash

      A man was killed and four people were injured when a car in which they were travelling and a taxi collided in Musgrave Road, Red Hill, at 8.10 pm yesterday.

      One of the injured is an elderly woman who is seriously ill.
      The other three were treated by ambulance and allowed to go home.
      Victims were:-
      Dead -Colin Smith, about 43 years, of Kelvin Grove died in the General Hospital at 9.15 pm, fractured skull and internal injuries.
      Injured - Katherine Schultz, 73, married, of Munro Street, Auchenflower, severe shock, arm and leg abrasions, seriously ill; Katherine Schultz, 43, married same address, shock; John Schultz, 41, her husband, same address, shock; Isabel Schultz, 19, single, same address, shock.

      Both damaged
      The car near the driver's seat was pushed in, and the taxi was badly damaged. Force of the impact spun the car around and smashed in the radiator of the taxi. Police said there were six people in the tourer, and two in the taxi. The taxi driver and his passenger were not injured.
      The taxi driver told police his vehicle skidded on wet tram lines when he applied the brakes.

      (From the Brisbane "Courier Mail" 10 January 1949, page 1)
    Cremated 10 Jan 1949  Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Mt Thompson Crematorium 

    • Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens
      Location: Columbarium 5
      Section: Section 20
      Lat/Lng: -27.52677, 153.07713
    Funeral Service 10 Jan 1949  Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8

    • SMITH, Colin R.-- Relatives & Friends of Mrs. C. R. Smith (of Lorimer Ter., Kelvin Grove) are invited to attend the Funeral of her beloved Husband, Colin Roy Smith, to leave the Funeral Chapel, Wickham St., Valley, This (Monday) Afternoon, at 4 o'clock, for the Crematorium, Mt. Thompson. -- K. M. SMITH, L2031.
    Obituary 13 Jan 1949  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Queensland Times 

    • MR. COLIN SMITH
      TOOGOOLAWAH, Jan. 12.
      Mr. Colin Smith who was killed in a motor accident in Brisbane last Sunday evening was born in Ipswich 42 years ago.

      When 12 years of age he came to Toogoolawah with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith, and resided here continuously until moving to Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, about four years ago. He served in the second world war, seeing service in New Guinea, where he contracted a severe form of malaria. This seriously affected his heart.

      He is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Elsie Granzien, of Mt. Beppo, four sisters Misses Eunice and Dorothy Smith (Toogoolawah), Mrs. O'Brien (Kelvin Grove) and Mrs. Fitzgerald (Nundah).
    Person ID I187  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 

    Father John Edward SMITH,   b. 20 Oct 1879, Rosewood, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1935, Eungella, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Agnes Auguste Catherine WENCK,   b. 9 Feb 1879, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1940, Toogoolawah, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1900  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Louise GRANZIEN,   b. 29 May 1904, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1991, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1937  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1904 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1937 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Fractured skull and internal injuries from motor vehicle accident - 9 Jan 1949 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - Mt Thompson Crematorium - 10 Jan 1949 - Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 10 Jan 1949 - Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Queensland Times - 13 Jan 1949 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1904/ 008693.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Colin Roy Smith, Birth date: 12/02/1904, Mother's name: Agnes Wenck, Father/parent's name: John Edward Smith, Registration details: 1904/C/8693.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Colin Roy Smith, Death date: 09/01/1949, Mother's name: Agnes Wenck, Father/parent's name: John Edward, Registration details: 1949/B/20276.

    4. [S133] The Courier-Mail, (Brisbane), 10 January 1949, page 1.

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1949 'MAN DIES, 4 HURT IN SMASH.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 10 January, p. 1, viewed 24 December, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49937813.

    6. [S111] Mt Thompson Crematorium records: staff advice, email 14 Apr 2014.

    7. [S738] Heaven Address Resting Place, (https://www.heavenaddress.com/restingplace), Mt Thompson Crematorium.

    8. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1949 'Family Notices.', Brisbane Telegraph (Qld. : 1948 - 1954), 10 January, p. 6 Edition: CITY FINAL, viewed 27 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article216541905.

    9. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1949 'Obituary MR. H. C. FROST.', Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954), 13 January, p. 6 Edition: DAILY, viewed 24 December, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article117092268.

    10. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Colin Roy Smith, Marriage date: 24/07/1937, Spouse's name: Elizabeth Louise Granzien, Registration details: 1937/C/2967 .