Dr. Bridges Webb1

M, #339031
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009

Child of Dr. Bridges Webb

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Theodore William Schlicht1

M, #339032
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     Theodore William Schlicht lived at Neill Street, Beaufort, Victoria, AustraliaG.1

Child of Theodore William Schlicht

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

William Pordham Scott1

M, #339033
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     William Pordham Scott lived at Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaG.1

Child of William Pordham Scott

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Betty Irene Rushbrook1

F, #339034, b. circa 1921, d. 25 October 2010
Last Edited=7 Jun 2017
     Betty Irene Rushbrook was born circa 1921. She was the daughter of Ernest Alfred Rushbrooke and Muriel Irene Edwards.1,2 She married, firstly, John Godfrey Bentley in 1945 at Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG, in a NSW BDM index no. 383/1945 marriage. She and Devon George Minchin were divorced in 1964 at Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG.3 She married, thirdly, Otway McLaurin Falkiner, son of Otway Rothwell Falkiner and Elizabeth McLaurin, on 29 May 1978 at Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG.4 She married, secondly, Devon George Minchin, son of Alfred Hugh Minchin and Dora Muriel Donaldson, on 16 April 1952 at St Jude’s Anglican Church, Dural, New South Wales, AustraliaG, in a NSW BDM index no. 9318/1952 marriage.5 She died on 25 October 2010 at Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG.6 She was buried on 1 November 2010 at St. Michael's and All-Angels Anglican Church, Foamcrest Avenue, Newport, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG.6
     ‘It was a quiet wedding on Monday for Betty Minchin and Otway McLaurin (Mac) Falkiner, with a luncheon afterwards at the Australian Club.
‘Family and close friends there included Betty’s son Nicholas, who came from Canberra, Mac’s sister Lawre Bruce-Steer, from Bermagui South, Bob and Janice Roland Smith, Bill and Beverley Prior and Bill and Jean Sinclair.
‘The honeymoon will be in Europe, with Betty going on ahead to do a gourmet cooking tour she’d already planned, and Mac flying over to join her in Paris. They’ll take in Spain and Morocco and have taken a villa on the Aegean island of Patmos for a month (it’s up a donkey track, and away from the tourist side of the island.)
‘When they get back they’ll divide their time between Betty’s house at Newport Beach and Mac’s at Tanilba Bay — he’s been living there since leaving the family property Boonoke, Deniliquin.’ (—Scene social column in The Sun Herald by Margaret Vaile, 4 June 1978).4 From 1945, her married name became Bentley.1 From 16 April 1952, her married name became Minchin.1 From 29 May 1978, her married name became Falkiner.

Children of Betty Irene Rushbrook and Devon George Minchin

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 830. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S499] Andrew Thompson, online unknown url, Andrew Thompson (Australia), downloaded 6 July 2011.
  3. [S352] Obituaries, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 16 February 2009, Law Notices, 10 April 1964, p.9 & 5 May 1964, p.13. Hereinafter cited as Sydney Morning Herald.
  4. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, The Sun Herald, Sunday 4 June 1978, p.115.
  5. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, Approaching Marriages, Thursday 20 March 1952, p.20.
  6. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, death notice, 27 October 2010.
  7. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Ernest Alfred Rushbrooke

M, #339035, b. 29 June 1897, d. 13 September 1952
Last Edited=10 Jul 2011
     Ernest Alfred Rushbrooke was born on 29 June 1897 at London, EnglandG.1 He married Muriel Irene Edwards on 11 September 1920 at Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG, in a at Methodist Church, Epping, by Rev. B. Deane / NSW BDM index no. 13278/1920 marriage.2 He died on 13 September 1952 at age 55 at Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG.3
     Late of Balgowlah.
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Military service, Australian Imperial Force, First World War:

Regimental number     2640
Religion     Methodist
Occupation     Jeweller
Address     Chesterfield Road, Epping, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital status     Single
Age at embarkation     20
Next of kin     Father, Alfred Rushbrooke, Chesterfield Road, Epping, New South Wales
Enlistment date     18 September 1916
Rank on enlistment     Private
Unit name     37th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number     23/54/2
Embarkation details     Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll     Private
Unit from Nominal Roll     37th Battalion
Fate     Returned to Australia 12 March 1918

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Military service, Royal Australian Air Force, Second World War:

Name      RUSHBROOKE, ERNEST ALFRED
Service      Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number      260986
Date of Birth      29 Jun 1897
Place of Birth      Unknown
Date of Enlistment      Unknown
Locality on Enlistment      Unknown
Place of Enlistment      Unknown
Next of Kin      MURIEL
Date of Discharge      5 Feb 1945
Rank      Squadron Leader
Posting at Discharge      Headquarters Western Area
WW2 Honours and Gallantry      None for display
Prisoner of War      No

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Awarded an MBE (Civil Division) in 1935 for work with the Australian Legion of Ex-Service Men’s Clubs.

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The Sydney Morning Herald published the following obituary on Monday 15 September 1952:

Death of Mr. E. A. Rushbrooke

The secretary of the Queen Victoria Homes in Sydney, Mr. Ernest Alfred Rushbrooke, died suddenly at his home at Balgowlah on Saturday, at the age of 55.

Mr. Rushbrooke served with the 37th Battalion, 1st A.I.F., and with the administrative section of the R.A.A.F. in World War II. In the R.A.A.F. he held the rank of Wing-Commander [sic -- WW2 Nominal Roll shows Squadron Leader rank].

He learned to fly after the first world war and pioneered aero club activities in New South Wales, particularly in Newcastle, where he managed the Aero Club for 10 years.

Mr. Rushbrooke was awarded the M.B.E. for his work for returned soldiers.3,4,1,5,6 He was Jeweller.4 He gained the rank of officer in the Royal Australian Air Force.7

Children of Ernest Alfred Rushbrooke and Muriel Irene Edwards

Citations

  1. [S5447] Unknown agency, World War 2 Nominal Roll (n.p.: Australian Government Department of Veterans Affairs, Canberra, 2002). Hereinafter cited as World War 2 Nominal Roll.
  2. [S352] Obituaries, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 16 February 2009, marriage notice, Tuesday 12 October 1920, p.8. Hereinafter cited as Sydney Morning Herald.
  3. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, death notice, 15 September 1952.
  4. [S448] The AIF Project, online unknown url. Hereinafter cited as The AIF Project.
  5. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, Jubilee and Birthday Honours, Monday 3 June 1935, p.9.
  6. [S352] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 2009, obituary, Monday 15 September 1952, p.3.
  7. [S47] BIFR1976 page 830. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  8. [S499] Andrew Thompson, online unknown url, Andrew Thompson (Australia), downloaded 6 July 2011.


A. M. Ashwin1

M, #339036
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     A. M. Ashwin lived at Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaG.1

Child of A. M. Ashwin

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 830. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin1

M, #339037, b. 1910
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin was born in 1910.1 He is the son of Frederick Charles Blundell Minchin and Elizabeth Frances Preston.2 He married Margaret Ilona Thompson, daughter of Dr. James Thompson, in 1941.1
     He was educated at Melbourne Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG.1 He was a chemist.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Australian Air Force.1 He lived in 1976 at Yarra Junction, Victoria, AustraliaG.1

Children of Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin and Margaret Ilona Thompson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Dr. James Thompson1

M, #339038
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     Dr. James Thompson lived at Castlemaine, Victoria, AustraliaG.1

Child of Dr. James Thompson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Margaret Ilona Thompson1

F, #339039
Last Edited=9 Mar 2009
     Margaret Ilona Thompson is the daughter of Dr. James Thompson.2 She married Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin, son of Frederick Charles Blundell Minchin and Elizabeth Frances Preston, in 1941.1
     From 1941, her married name became Minchin.

Children of Margaret Ilona Thompson and Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Reverend James Blundell Minchin1

M, #339040, b. 29 November 1942
Last Edited=2 Mar 2009
     Reverend James Blundell Minchin was born on 29 November 1942.1 He is the son of Frederick Blundell Preston Minchin and Margaret Ilona Thompson.2
     He graduated from Trinity College, Melbourne University, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG, in 1965 with a (A.C.T.Th.L.)1 He graduated from University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaG, in 1965 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 He lived in 1976 at 2 Prince Charles Crescent, SingaporeG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]