Person Sheet

Name Frederick Kay THORNTON
Birth 1888, Hotham East
Death 1948, Belgrave Age: 60
Father Edward Charles THORNTON (1848-1912)
Mother Isabella Louisa SHARMAN (PROSSER) (1857-1943)
1 Elizabeth Hannah DOBNEY
Birth 1888, Hotham West, Vic
Death 1952, St. Kilda Vic Age: 64
Children: Isabel May (1915-1915)
Aubrey Kay (1914-)
Frederick (1920-)
  Jessie Love (1916-)
Ronald Stanley (1925-)


Worked for 2 years as Acting Government Printer in Port Moresby, Territory of Papua. (1910-1912).


Arrived in Papua on the "S.S. Matunga" 14 Nov 1910.


Australian War Memorial reference number (AWM J03109)  and I acknowledge the Australian War Memorial as the source.


Resigned from above position after father died whilst on leave to Melbourne.


Married Elizabeth Dobney in 1913.

Lived at "Battersea", Bellair St, Kensington, prior to departure.
Later lived at "Rothsay", Washington St, Essendon January 1916.
Received correspondence c/o 238 Collins St, Melbourne 1918.

Lived at Murray Terrace,Warradale, SA during WW2

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