John SANKOWSKY

Male 1923 - 2014  (90 years)


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  • Name John SANKOWSKY 
    Funeral Service 10 Jan 1914  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • SANKOWSKY, John. A.I.F. QX. 32845. Aged 90 Years 6 Months. Late of 'Gracehaven', Bundaberg, Rosedale and Berrembea. Passed away so peacefully at the Friendly Society Private Hospital, Friday January 3, 2014. Much loved husband of Betty for almost 66 years. Loving father of Laureen and Jo-Ann (deceased). Brother of Charlie, Mick, Darcy, Dawn (all deceased). Proud grandfather of Brendan, Krista, Jade, Nicole, Tony and great-grandfather to 13.
      'In God's Care'
      Relatives and friends of the late John Sankowsky are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held at Gracehaven Chapel, Dr Mays Road FRIDAY January 10, 2014 at 1:30pm and thereafter at the Bundaberg Lawn Cemetery (Hampson Street entrance). The family extends heartfelt thanks to the Palliative Care Nurses at the Friendlies Hospital for their wonderful, gentle care of John and their help and care of the family. It made a difficult and sad time easier to bear.
    Born 31 May 1923  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 23 Jun 1942 to 28 May 1946  [2
    World War 2 
    • Service Record
      Name SANKOWSKY, JOHN 
      Service Australian Army 
      Service Number QX32845 
      Date of Birth 31 May 1923
      Place of Birth BUNDABERG, QLD 
      Date of Enlistment 23 Jun 1942 
      Locality on Enlistment ROSEDALE, QLD 
      Place of Enlistment BRISBANE, QLD 
      Next of Kin SANKOWSKY, CHARLES 
      Date of Discharge 28 May 1946
      Rank Craftsman 
      Posting at Discharge 2/51 LIGHT AID DETACHMENT 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
      Prisoner of War No
    Died 03 Jan 2014  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 10 Jan 2014  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Bundaberg Lawn Cemetery
    Person ID I5470  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2017 

    Father Carl Wilhelm Frederick SANKOWSKY,   b. 16 Jan 1883, Waterford, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1937, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Auguste Emilie Helene BEHM,   b. 31 Mar 1885, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1925, Gin Gin Hospital, 5 King Street, Gin Gin, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 05 Feb 1908  Plainland, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Myrtle SCHIFFKE,   b. 20 Sep 1928, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 2015, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1948  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Jo-Ann SANKOWSKY,   b. 03 Jul 1953, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2004, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F5622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 10 Jan 1914 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1923 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1948 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Jan 2014 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Jan 2014 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Funeral notice, 7 Jan 2014.

    2. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number QX32845.

    3. [S599] Sankowsky papers from Glenda Pearce 3 Jan 2012.