Edgar Adolph Emil SANKOWSKY

Male 1909 - 1975  (66 years)


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  • Name Edgar Adolph Emil SANKOWSKY 
    Born 17 May 1909  Laidley, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 29 Aug 1942 to 17 May 1944  [3
    World War 2 
    • Service Record
      Name SANKOWSKY, EDGAR ADOLPH EMIL 
      Service Australian Army 
      Service Number Q208495 
      Date of Birth 17 May 1909
      Place of Birth LAIDLEY, QLD 
      Date of Enlistment 29 Aug 1942 
      Locality on Enlistment ROSEDALE, QLD 
      Place of Enlistment ROSEDALE, QLD 
      Next of Kin SANKOWSKY, JEAN 
      Date of Discharge 17 May 1944
      Rank Private 
      Posting at Discharge 10 BATTALION VOLUNTEER DEFENCE CORPS QLD 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
      Prisoner of War No
    Died 30 Aug 1975  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Obituary 2 Sep 1975  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    News-Mail 

    • EDGAR SANKOWSKY

      The death occurred in the B.A.F.S. Hospital, West Bundaberg, on Saturday of Mr Edgar Sankowsky, of 96 May's road, aged 66.
      Born at Laidley, he came to Rosedale with his parents, his father being a blacksmith and wheelwright there. Mr Sankowsky moved to Bundaberg and for many years was a prominent taxi proprietor. He late acquired an allotment in Bourbong Street, on which he build the Waltzing Matilda Motel.
      For the past few years Mr and Mrs Sankowsky have lived in retirement. Mr Sankowsky was active with Bundaberg Lions Club, being a charter member. He also was a member of Sir Augustus Masonic Lodge.
      He was married at Rosedale to Miss Jean Williams.
      He is survived by his wife, two sons, William (Port Moresby, Papua), Gregory (Sydney), and one daughter Judith (Mrs J. Crocker, Canberra).
      The funeral will leave from Christ Church of England today after a service at 2.30 p.m. (F.C.Brown) (Buried 2 Sep 1975)
    Buried 2 Sep 1975  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Bundaberg Cemetery
      4A, Grave Number: 213
    SANKOWSKY, Edgar Adolph Emil and Jean Isobel
    SANKOWSKY, Edgar Adolph Emil and Jean Isobel
    Headstone, Bundaberg Cemetery
    Plot: 4A, Grave Number: 213
    Person ID I5474  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 

    Father Emil Gustav Heinrich SANKOWSKY,   b. 19 Oct 1880, Waterford, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1967, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Clara Marie Louise HOLZHEIMER,   b. 29 Aug 1883, Bethania, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1968, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1906  Gin Gin, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Isabel WILLIAMS,   b. 21 Mar 1913, Taroom, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1985, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1937  Rosedale, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1909 - Laidley, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Dec 1937 - Rosedale, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1975 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - News-Mail - 2 Sep 1975 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Sep 1975 - Bundaberg, 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), 1909/ 005490.

    2. [S131] Bundaberg Regional Council Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/cemetery/index.php).

    3. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number Q208495.

    4. [S73] Headstone transcription, Bundaberg Cemetery.

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Edgar Adolph Emil Sankowsky, Birth date: 17/05/1909, Mother's name: Clara Marie Louisa Holzheimer, Father/parent's name: Emil Gustav Henry Sankowsky, Registration details: 1909/C/5490.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Edgar Adolf Emil Sankowsky, Death date: 30/08/1975, Mother's name: Clara Holzeimer, Father/parent's name: Emil Gustov Heinrich Sankowsky, Registration details: 1975/C/3951.

    7. [S835] Trevor Berthelsen, "Emailing: Edgar Sankowsky obituary Bundaberg newspaper.jpg", e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 03 Feb 2012.

    8. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Edgar Adolph Emil Sankowsky, Marriage date: 22/12/1937, Spouse's name: Jean Isabel Williams, Registration details: 1938/C/450.