Eric Garfield WALKLATE

Male 1886 - 1975  (89 years)


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  • Name Eric Garfield WALKLATE 
    Born 27 Apr 1886  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 3 Mar 1915 to 28 Mar 1920  [2
    World War 1 
    • He was in the 10th Light Horse Regiment. He served at Gallipoli and in France. Late in 1918 he was transferred from France to a hospital in England suffering from "Delusional Insanity", otherwise known as shell shock. He was in various hospitals in England until returned to Australia, disembarking on 27 Jan 1920.
    Never married and had no children Never Married 
    Died 25 Aug 1975  Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 28 Aug 1975  Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park wishes to advise that the location of the buried remains of the late Eric Garfield Walklate aged 89 are located at Protestant Compartment E Grave 696
    Person ID I2491  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2007 

    Father Enoch Henry "Henry" WALKLATE,   b. 15 Aug 1858, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1939, Brunswick West, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Lucy Martha ATKINS,   b. 8 May 1862, Morven (now Evandale), Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1945, Melbourne East, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1885  Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Apr 1886 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Aug 1975 - Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Aug 1975 - Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S35] Tasmania Pioneer Index 1803-1899, 298/1886.

    2. [S66] National Archives of Australia, (http://www.naa.gov.au/), Service Number 1115.

    3. [S80] Death Index Victoria 1921-1985, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1975/ 21718.

    4. [S48] Potters, Painters & Preachers, Donald C Lambourne, (Melbourne, Donald C Lambourne, 2005), p 96.

    5. [S48] Potters, Painters & Preachers, Donald C Lambourne, (Melbourne, Donald C Lambourne, 2005), p 61.

    6. [S82] Fawkner Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://www.fcmp.com.au/deceasedsearch.asp).