Frances Suddaby Wilson

F, #22777, b. 11 Sep 1895, d. 6 Mar 1984
Father*George Wilson b. 16 Apr 1866, d. 1 Mar 1947
Mother*Emma Taylor b. 9 Jun 1867, d. 24 May 1948
Probate (Will)* 933/143. Frances Suddaby CHECCHI Date of grant: 13 Apr 1984; Date of death: 06 Mar 1984; Occupation: M Woman; Residence: Willaura.1 
Birth*11 Sep 1895 Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India.2 
Marriage-Notice*10 Aug 1916 Engagements. The engagement is announced between Miss Fanny Sudduby Wilson, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Wilson, of "Ruahani," Clarence-st., Elsternwick, and Captain Cyril Checchi,
A.A.M.C., late R.A.M.C., second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Checchi, of "Ottawa," Gladstone Parade, Elsternwick.3 
Military*24 Oct 1916Enlisted for military service: Cyril CHECCHI ; Place of birth Melbourne, Victoria
Religion Church of England; Occupation Medical practitioner
Address Elsternwick, Victoria ; Marital status Married
Age at embarkation 24 ; Next of kin Wife, Mrs F S Checchi, 'Ruahani', Clarence Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date 24 October 1916 ; Rank on enlistment Captain ; Unit name Medical Officers
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916; Rank from Nominal Roll Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll Australian Army Medical Corps
Fate Returned to Australia 9 February 1919.4 
Death*6 Mar 1984 Willaura, VIC, Australia, 5994/1984 (Age 88) - as Frances Suddaby CHECCHI.2 


  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 28/ P14 unit 79, item 933/143
    VPRS 7591/ P10 unit 16, item 933/143.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Eric Docherty.
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Punch (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 10 Aug 1916, p29
  4. [S29] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWI.
Last Edited4 Jul 2019

Allan Bennie Wilson

M, #22778, b. 20 Apr 1897, d. 27 Nov 1971
Father*George Wilson b. 16 Apr 1866, d. 1 Mar 1947
Mother*Emma Taylor b. 9 Jun 1867, d. 24 May 1948
Birth*20 Apr 1897 Yercaud, Chevoy Hills, Tamil Nadu, India.1 
Death*27 Nov 1971 Perth, WA, Australia.1 


  • 23 Nov 1918: GASSED. WILSON.—Mr and Mrs George Wilson, Ruahani, Clarence street, Elsternwick have been informed that their elder son, Gunner A. B. Wilson, was gassed in France. , George Wilson2
    At St. Mary's Church, Caulfield, last night, Mary, only daughter of the head master of the Caulfield Grammar School (Mr. W. M. Buntine) and Mrs. Buntine, was married to Dr. Allan B. Wilson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson, of Springfield, Upwey, and formerly of India. The bridal party attire entrance to the picturesque old church. The bridesmaids (left to right) are Miss Doreen Tarrant and Miss Evelyn Ingham. Mr. C. J. Officer Brown is best man, and Mr. George Wilson groomsman.


  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Eric Docherty.
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 23 Nov 1918, p22
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Wed 28 May 1930, p5
Last Edited4 Jul 2019

Ian Harland Wilson

M, #22779, b. 5 Aug 1909, d. 6 Mar 1964
Father*George Wilson b. 16 Apr 1866, d. 1 Mar 1947
Mother*Emma Taylor b. 9 Jun 1867, d. 24 May 1948
Birth*5 Aug 1909 Paignton, Devon, England, Sep Q [Totnes] 5b 134 (mother TAYLOR.)1,2 
Death*6 Mar 1964 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D6685/1964 (Age 54.)1,3 


  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Eric Docherty.
  2. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes.
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Devon England."
Last Edited4 Jul 2019

Minnie Beatrice Patten

F, #22781, b. 1899, d. 9 Jan 1926
Married NamePaine. 
Marriage*1921 Spouse: William Gordon Paine. South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #M4332/1921.2
Death*9 Jan 1926 Heidelberg, VIC, Australia, #D1640/1926 (Age 27) [par Thomas PATTEN & Alice Hester BROWN] - as Minnie Beactrice PAINE.1 


  • Brighton Cemetery, Caulfield South, VIC, Australia3


  • 5 Jul 1921: South Yarra Wedding
    At Christ Church, South Yarra on Thursday evening, Mr Gordon W. Paine, second son of Mr and Mrs W. L. Paine, the well-known elocutionists, of Darling street, South Yarra, was married to Miss Molly Patten, only daughter of Mrs Patten, of Bentham House, Benthain, Lancashire. The bridesmaids were Miss Enid, Paine, sister, and Miss Jean Blaikie, of Ballarat, cousin of the bridegroom. Mr Allan Paine, brother, acted as best man, and Mr J. Blaikie, of Beaconsfield, cousin, as groomsman. The bride was given away by Mr Hugh M'Call, and the ceremony was performed by the Rev. L. Townsend. Breakfast was served at Wickliffe House Cafe. Jack Inglis Blaikie, Jeannie Hamilton Blaikie4


  1. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S337] Index of monumental inscriptions/burials Billion Graves "Brighton Cemetery."
  4. [S14] Newspaper - The Herald (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 5 Jul 1921, p4
Last Edited28 Jun 2019


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