George Edward ROSSOW

Male 1911 - 1986  (75 years)


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  • Name George Edward ROSSOW 
    Born 8 Mar 1911  Nanango, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 15 Dec 1941 to 3 Nov 1945  [3
    World War 2 
    • Service Record
      Name: ROSSOW, GEORGE EDWARD
      Service: Australian Army
      Service Number: QX25632
      Date of Birth: 8 Mar 1911
      Place of Birth: NANANGO, QLD
      Date of Enlistment: 15 Dec 1941
      Locality on Enlistment: THORNSIDE, QLD
      Place of Enlistment: BRISBANE, QLD
      Next of Kin: ROSSOW, HELEN
      Date of Discharge: 3 Nov 1945
      Rank: Gunner
      Posting at Discharge: 141 HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
      Prisoner of War: No
    Died 8 Nov 1986  Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial Service 12 Nov 1986  Manly West, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • ROSSOW, George Edward, 35 Rickson St, Manly West (formerly of Silky Oaks Childrens Haven, Manly West).

      The Relatives and Friends of Grace Rossow and Families are invited to attend the Memorial Service for her beloved Husband, their loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Brother, George Edward Rossow, to be held in the Gospel Hall, Preston Road, Manly West, tomorrow, Friday, at 10.30 am.

      NO FUNERAL CORTEGE
      Interment in Papua New Guinea
    Occupation Manly West, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Manager of Silky Oaks Childrens Haven 
    Religion Plymouth Brethren  [5
    FamilySearch ID K635-KC8 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=K635-KC8 
    Buried Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Memorial inscription on gravestone of wife, Helen at Hemmant Cemetery, Brisbane
    Person ID I306  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 19 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 Helen Clark "Nell" MACKAY,   b. 26 Feb 1909, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1972, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1932  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Helen Orr ROSSOW,   b. Abt 1933,   d. 22 Dec 2011, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     2. Living
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     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F1362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1911 - Nanango, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jun 1932 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Nov 1986 - Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMemorial Service - 12 Nov 1986 - Manly West, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manager of Silky Oaks Childrens Haven - - Manly West, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Papua New Guinea 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), 1911/ 009415.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: George Edward Rossow, Birth date: 08/03/1911, Mother's name: Mary Sullivan, Father/parent's name: Edward Julius Rossow, Registration details: 1911/C/9415.

    3. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number: QX25632.

    4. [S133] The Courier-Mail, (Brisbane), Memorial Service notice 11 Nov 1986.

    5. [S24] Doyle, Dawn, Telephone call with Jennifer Crockett, 8 Oct 2006.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: George Edward Rossow, Marriage date: 28/06/1932, Spouse's name: Helen Clark Mackay, Registration details: 1932/C/2561.