Henry Gordon Field

M, #6575, b. 21 Mar 1892, d. 22 Apr 1956
ChartsDescendants of George HAMILTON

World War I

Henry Gordon Field was a stonemason aged 23 when he enlisted on 7 April 1915 with the 23rd Battalion, C Company. SERN 966. His unit embarked on 10 May 1915 from Melbourne on board HMAT A14 Euripides.
He served on the Western Front and was wounded in the back on 31 Aug 1918 and conveyed to England.
He was a Commissioned Lieutenant when he returned to Australia on 18 Jan 1919.1
Probate (Will)* Henry G Field. X Electrician. E Geelong. 22 Apr 1956. 502/648.2       
Birth*21 Mar 1892 Geelong, VIC, Australia, #B13781.3 
Marriage*1920 Spouse: Hilda Grace Hamilton. VIC, Australia, #M9900.4
 
Death*22 Apr 1956 Geelong, VIC, Australia, #D18526 (Age 64) [par William James FIELD & Sarah MOSS].5 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1924106 Garden Street, Barwon, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: fixer. With Hilda Grace Field.6
1949106 Garden Street, Corio, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: fixer. With Hilda Grace Field. With Gordon Maxwell Field Stella Margaret Field.7

Grave

  • C/E 13/123, Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, VIC, Australia8

Family

Hilda Grace Hamilton b. 31 Aug 1892, d. 21 May 1974
Child 1.Gordon Maxwell Field b. 14 Jul 1923, d. 22 Jul 1972

Citations

  1. [S29] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWI, http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/showPerson?pid=96889
  2. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P4, unit 1164; VPRS 7591/P3, unit 126.
  3. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  4. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  5. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  6. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  7. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  8. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, Geelong Cemetery Index
    http://www.gct.net.au/
Last Edited1 Jul 2020

Nellie Brown

F, #6581, b. 1886, d. 1967
ChartsDescendants of George HAMILTON
Married NameHamilton. 
Birth*1886 Carn, VIC, Australia, #B24766 [par James BROWN & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND].1 
Marriage*1929 Spouse: Stanley Hamilton. VIC, Australia, #M1947.2
 
Widow3 Oct 1960Nellie Brown became a widow upon the death of her husband Stanley Hamilton.3 
Death*1967 Ballarat, VIC, Australia, #D21196 (Age 81) [par James BROWN & Elizabeth SUTHERLAND].3 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1931 - 1943Beaufort, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties (Nellie at Chepstowe). With Stanley Hamilton.4
1949Beaufort, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties (Nellie at Mena Park, Beaufort). With Stanley Hamilton.4
1954907 Dana Street, Ballarat, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Stanley Hamilton.4
1963907 Dana Street, Ballarat, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.5

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S6] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Marriage Index Victoria 1921-1942.
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  4. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  5. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
Last Edited8 Apr 2021

Charles John Closter

M, #6583, b. 1903, d. 14 Jun 1990
Probate (Will)* CHARLES JOHN CLOSTER. Farmer. Lilydale. 14 Jun 1990. 1026/920.1 
Birth*1903 Oakleigh, VIC, Australia, #B27874 [par Charles John CLOSTER & Elizabeth CLOUSEN].2 
Marriage*1933 Spouse: Gladys Ruby May White. VIC, Australia, #M9944.3
 
Land-UBeac*11 Dec 1951 GEM--39B.C. Transfer from Adolphus James William Champion to Charles John Closter. 95a 3r 15p.4 
Land-UBeac11 Dec 1951 GEM--127G (GEM--38A). Transfer from Adolphus James William Champion to Charles John Closter. 19a 3r 0p.5 
Land-UBeac11 Dec 1951 GEM--39A. Transfer from Adolphus James William Champion to Charles John Closter. 156a 1r 32p.6 
Land-Note*11 Jan 1965 Frances May MacKay Frances McKay from 11 Jan 1965 38A.39B.39C 115a 2r 15p - bought for £12,500.7 
Land-UBeac18 Nov 1968 GEM--127G (GEM--38A). Transfer from Charles John Closter to Frances May MacKay. 19a 3r 0p.8 
Land-UBeac*18 Nov 1968 GEM--39B.C. Transfer from Charles John Closter to Frances May MacKay. 95a 3r 15p.9 
Death*14 Jun 1990 Age 86.10 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1949 - 1954Junction Road, Tunstall, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: orchardist. With Gladys Ruby May Closter.11,12
bt 1958 - 1963331 Springfield Road, Nunawading, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: orchardist. With Gladys Ruby May Closter.13,14
1977331 Springfield Road, Nunawading, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: primary producer. With Gladys Ruby May Closter.15

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia, LUTHERAN, MONUMENTAL, SECTION 3 GRAVE 2510

Newspaper-Articles

  • 13 Apr 1934: Drunk in Charge of Truck
    When Senior-constable Crilly and Constable Moran visited a motor-truck in Burwood road, near the Tower Hotel, Auburn, on Tuesday, they found Charles John Closter, orchardist, Junction road, Tunstall, lying across the driving wheel. When Closter was induced to alight he was unsteady on his feet and smelt of liquor, according to evidence given at the Hawthorn Court on Wednesday. Closter was charged with having been drunk in charge of the truck.
    Closter said that he was not in good health. He had not been to bed on the previous night and was suffering from fatigue.
    Closter was convicted and fined £5.16
  • 19 Feb 1965: Extensive Clearing Sale "Braham Moor," Dewhurst, via Upper Beaconsfield, Thursday March 4 - - 10.30 am - 75 Store Cattle, 6 Tractors, 2 Card, 1 Truck, Farm Implements, Machinery, Plant and Sundries
    Gippsland & Northern Co-op Co Ltd and Dan Godfrey & Co Pty Ltd (agents in conjuction), under instructions from Mr C. J. Closter, will sell on the property, situated on Ladd Road, 4 miles from Upper Beaconsfield, his Cattle and Plant, as under:17

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P20, unit 165; VPRS 7591/P16, unit 36.
  2. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  3. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5384-602 - Charles John Closter of Springvale Road Nunawading Orchardist.
  5. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2777-244 - Charles John Closter of Springvale Road Nunawading Orchardist.
  6. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 7234-602 - Charles John Closter of Springvale Road Nunawading Orchardist.
  7. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2777-244 - Frances May MacKay of 47 Orrong Crescent Caulfield School Teacher.
  9. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5384-602 - Frances May MacKay of 47 Orrong Crescent Caulfield School Teacher
    A caveat was lodged 2 Feb 1965 - lapsed 19 Dec 1968).
  10. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery.
  11. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  12. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
  13. [S158] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1958.
  14. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  15. [S177] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1977.
  16. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 13 Apr 1934, p15. This may have been his father, who was also called Charles John CLOSTER.
  17. [S18] Newspaper - Pakenham Gazette (Vic.), 19 Feb 1965.
Last Edited13 Aug 2021
 

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