Raymond Forsyth COLSTON

Male 1918 - 1988  (69 years)


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  • Name Raymond Forsyth COLSTON 
    Born 15 May 1918  Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Cremated Maffra Cemetery, Three Chain Road, Maffra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Niche wall
      N1362     
      COLSTON      Raymond Forsyth
      1988
      69years
    Military Service 31 Dec 1941 to 26 Oct 1945  [4
    World War 2 
    • Service record
      Name: COLSTON, RAYMOND FORSYTH
      Service: Australian Army
      Service Number: V501529
      Date of Birth: 15 May 1918
      Place of Birth: HEIDELBERG, VIC
      Date of Enlistment: 31 Dec 1941
      Locality on Enlistment: THORNBURY, VIC
      Place of Enlistment: PRESTON, VIC
      Next of Kin: COLSTON, LILIAN
      Date of Discharge: 26 Oct 1945
      Rank: Private
      Posting at Discharge: 3 AUST B O D A A O C
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry: None for display
      Prisoner of War: No
    FamilySearch ID 9VHK-8FP 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9VHK-8FP 
    Died 30 Jan 1988  Stratford, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I667  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father James Forsyth COLSTON,   b. 13 Mar 1892, Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1975, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Myrtle Emily BLUNN,   b. 1893, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1964, Preston, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1913  Northcote, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillian PARTINGTON,   b. 3 Feb 1921, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 2011, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 4 May 1940  Northcote, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Terrence Cyril Forsyth COLSTON,   b. 13 May 1943, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2006, Cobram, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1918 - Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - - Maffra Cemetery, Three Chain Road, Maffra, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1940 - Northcote, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1988 - Stratford, Victoria, 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. [S31] Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1918/12296.

    2. [S10] Family Bible of James and Annie Colston, Raymond Forsyth Colston born 15 May 1918.

    3. [S373] Australian Cemeteries, (http://www.australiancemeteries.com.au), Maffra Cemetery.

    4. [S72] WW2 Nominal Roll [database on-line], (http://www.ww2roll.gov.au), Service Number: V501529.

    5. [S81] Probate Index, Victoria 1970-1992, (Melbourne, Macbeth Genealogical Books, 1992), 991781 28/P 18/000053.

    6. [S12] Victoria: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Son Garry's birth certificate #17784 13 Oct 1941.

    7. [S10] Family Bible of James and Annie Colston, Raymond Forsyth Colston and Lillian Partington married 4 May 1940.

    8. [S13] Marriage Index Victoria 1921-1942, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 2003), 1940/7505.