Harold Gustav ROSSOW

Male 1915 - 1976  (60 years)


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  • Name Harold Gustav ROSSOW 
    Born 22 Mar 1915  Nanango, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 20 Nov 1939 to 20 Jul 1945  [2
    WW 2 
    • Service Record
      Name: ROSSOW, HAROLD GUSTAV
      Service: Australian Army
      Service Number: VX6329
      Date of Birth: 22 Mar 1915
      Place of Birth: NANANGO, QLD
      Date of Enlistment: 20 Nov 1939
      Locality on Enlistment: SEYMOUR, VIC
      Place of Enlistment  SEYMOUR, VIC
      Next of Kin: ROSSOW, BERTHA
      Date of Discharge: 20 Jul 1945
      Rank: Private
      Posting at Discharge: INFANTRY BN 2/6
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
      Prisoner of War: Yes
    Occupation Drover  [3
    FamilySearch ID LVDG-4TS 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LVDG-4TS 
    Died 3 Jan 1976  Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 12 Jan 1976  Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    ROSSOW, Harold Gustav
    ROSSOW, Harold Gustav
    Headstone, Tennant Creek Cemetery
    ROSSOW, Harold Gustav
    ROSSOW, Harold Gustav
    Grave area, Tennant Creek Cemetery
    Person ID I303  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2018 

    Father Edward Julius "Ted" ROSSOW,   b. 28 Jun 1888, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1966, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Agnes SULLIVAN,   b. 14 Jun 1889, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1981, Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 May 1910  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (Divorced) Bertha "Bonnie" SNUDDEN,   b. 20 Dec 1915, Boorhaman, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 2007, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1937  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Harold Gustav Rossow, 22 years, bachelor, labourer, born Nanango, Queensland. Usual place of residence Birkdale. Father Edward Julius Rossow, farmer; mother Mary Sullivan.
      Berth Snudden, 21 years, spinster, waitress, born Boraman, Victoria. Usual place of residence Birkdale. Mother Lillian Snudden.
      Married at the General Registry Office, Brisbane, 4 October 1937 [6]
    Divorced 5 Mar 1952  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • This marriage was dissolved by Decree of the Supreme Court of Queensland at Brisbane on 5 March 1952
      Plaintiff: Husband
      J J Scott Registrar-General
      13 March 1952
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Peter John ROSSOW,   b. 6 Aug 1959, Longreach, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1959, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Living
    +5. Living
     6. Kenneth Michael ROSSOW,   b. 4 Jan 1962, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1964, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1915 - Nanango, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1937 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 5 Mar 1952 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jan 1976 - Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jan 1976 - Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 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. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Harold Gustav Rossow, Birth date: 22/03/1915, Mother's name: Mary Sullivan, Father/parent's name: Edward Julius Rossow, Registration details: 1915/C/6715.

    2. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number: VX6329.

    3. [S24] Doyle, Dawn.

    4. [S73] Headstone transcription, Tennant Creek Cemetery.

    5. [S962] Barkley Regional Counci, (https://www.barkly.nt.gov.au), Tennant Creek Cemetery. Entry for Harold Gustav Rossow, died 3 Jan 1976, buried 12 Jan 1976.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage certificate Harold Gustav Rossow and Bertha Snudden, Brisbane, 4 October 1937.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Harold Gustav Rossow, Marriage date: 04/10/1937, Spouse's name: Berth Snudden, Registration details: 1937/B/29329.