Robert Alexander COLSTON

Male 1939 - 2011  (71 years)


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  • Name Robert Alexander COLSTON 
    Born 21 Jul 1939  Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 19 May 1967 to 12 Dec 1967  [1
    Vietnam War 
    • Name: COLSTON, Robert Alexander
      Service No: 17647
      Service: Army
      Date Of Birth: 21/7/1939
      Rank: Lance-Corporal
      Place Of Birth: Maryborough, Qld, Australia
      Corps: Royal Australian Infantry Corps
      National Service: No

      Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment 19/05/1967 to 12/12/1967 208 Days
    Died 1 Jun 2011  Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Melanoma 
    • At Kingscliff Gardens Aged Care Facility, 24A Kingscliff St, Kingscliff, NSW 2487

    Funeral Service 9 Jun 2011  Stapylton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • COLSTON, Robert Alexander Passed away peacefully, 1st June, 2011, late of Kingscliff Gardens, aged 71 years. Loving Father of Gary, Leslie, Kevin, Cheryl and Families. Beloved Brother of Bev, Ann and Colin and their Families. Relatives and Friends are warmly invited to join Robert's Family for a Celebration of his Life at Eco Memorial Park, 21 Quinns Hill Road West, Stapylton (exit 38) on Thursday, 9th June, 2011, commencing at 10 a.m.
      Newhaven Funerals 3807 4444 www.newhavenfunerals.com.au
    Military Service Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Australian Army 
    • On his return to Australia after serving in Vietnam, Rob continued his service with the Australian Defence Force. He retired from the Australian Army after 22 years service.
    Person ID I2424  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2012 

    Father Arthur Hugh Fraser "Fraser" COLSTON,   b. 1 Sep 1906, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1994, Lota, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Rose May SPILLER,   b. 29 Jun 1911, Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1999, Wynnum West, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1934  Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Gary Raymond COLSTON,   b. 21 Jun 1961, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 2015, The Prince Charles Hospital, 627 Rode Road, Chermside, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Virginia TABAYAG,   b. 26 Sep 1949, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Feb 1984 
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jul 1939 - Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Melanoma - 1 Jun 2011 - Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 9 Jun 2011 - Stapylton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Australian Army - - Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S329] Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans, (http://www.vietnamroll.gov.au), Service No: 17647.

    2. [S133] The Courier-Mail, (Brisbane), Funeral notice, 7 June 2011.