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William Oliphant Smith

William Oliphant Smith

Male 1887 - 1955  (67 years)

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  • Gender Male 
    Born 8 Nov 1887  179 East King St., Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Certificate William Oliphant Smith
    Birth Certificate William Oliphant Smith
    Census 1891  Rhu, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address 1914  8 Batman Street, Footscray, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Service 4 Feb 1916  Melbourne, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Enlists in Army Service No. 116 
    Attestation William Smith
    Attestation William Smith
    Address 1925-1928  Mitta Junction, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Address 1933  Top Town, Temora, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1937  59 Fry Street, Grafton, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Military Service 19 Oct 1939  Rockhampton, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Enlists in the Army. Service Number Q186583 
    Address 1943  147 Baroona Road, Rosalie, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1949  St. John's House of Rest, Toowong, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1954  Barrinia Street, Manly, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Died 25 Jul 1955  32 Barrinia Street, Manly, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Cause: Acute Myocardial Failure, Coronary Arteriosclerosis 
    Death Certificate William Oliphant Smith
    Death Certificate William Oliphant Smith
    Buried 26 Jul 1955  Lutwyche Cemetery, Kedron, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone William Oliphant Smith
    Headstone William Oliphant Smith
    Plot: ANZ-8-13-10
    Person ID I56  Jacquelines Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2019 

    Father Robert Smith,   b. 17 Mar 1857, Rhu, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1939, 50 Townend Rd, Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Betsy McCallum Porter,   b. 1861, Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1935, 11 Iona Terrace, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1887  Rhu, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Marriage Certificate Robert and Betsy Smith nee Porter
    Marriage Certificate Robert and Betsy Smith nee Porter
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delia May Lord,   b. 16 Feb 1892, Fitzroy North, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1964, Geelong, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1913  Footscray, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Certificate William and Delia Smith nee Lord
    Marriage Certificate William and Delia Smith nee Lord
    Children 
     1. Lesley Ellen Smith,   b. 1913, Footscray, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1958, Elgin Avenue, Armadale, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Grahame Robert William Smith
     3. Betty Dorothy Smith,   b. 4 Mar 1920, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2005, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Heather Bree Smith
    Last Modified 3 May 2019 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1887 - 179 East King St., Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - Rhu, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1913 - Footscray, Victoria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1914 - 8 Batman Street, Footscray, Victoria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Enlists in Army Service No. 116 - 4 Feb 1916 - Melbourne, Victoria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1925-1928 - Mitta Junction, Victoria Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1933 - Top Town, Temora, New South Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1937 - 59 Fry Street, Grafton, New South Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Enlists in the Army. Service Number Q186583 - 19 Oct 1939 - Rockhampton, Queensland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1943 - 147 Baroona Road, Rosalie, Queensland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1949 - St. John's House of Rest, Toowong, Queensland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1954 - Barrinia Street, Manly, Queensland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Jul 1955 - Lutwyche Cemetery, Kedron, Queensland Link to Google Earth
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  • Reference  Smith, Andrew Grahame. "William Oliphant Smith". Blighty to Baghdad. http://www.blightytobaghdad.com/familytree/getperson.php?personID=I56&tree=tree1 (accessed August 20, 2019).

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Scotlands People. 71.

    2. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 78.

    3. [S17] AIF Attestation Papers WW1. Sern 114.

    4. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 3.

    5. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 28.

    6. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 33.

    7. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 34.

    8. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 9.

    9. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 72.

    10. [S23] Second Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1939-1947.

    11. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 145.

    12. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 215.

    13. [S111] Australian Electoral Commission. Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980. 199.

    14. [S22] Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. B8779.

    15. [S50] Scotlands People. 2.


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