MERCHANT Albert William Thomas

Male 1899 - 1968  (68 years)


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  • Name MERCHANT Albert William Thomas 
    Born 24 Oct 1899  Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Sep 1968  Liverpool Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 25 Sep 1968  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Leppington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I7663  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2011 

    Father MERCHANT Albert George William,   b. 17 Oct 1875, 4 Mile Creek, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1902, East Murchison, WA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother HYLAND Ellen Amelia Manwaring,   b. 1875, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Auburn, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1896  Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Albert & Ellen "Nellie" were married on Tuesday by Rev. H.G. Smith
      at Drake.
    Family ID F3260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WHITNEY Iris Amber,   b. 4 Jan 1904,   d. 21 Mar 1995, Moorebank, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1923  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. MERCHANT Albert William,   b. 1926,   d. 1 Aug 1999  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F4414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1899 - Drake, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1923 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mother objected to his application during WW1, but was willing to allow him to enlist for Home Defence - father dead, mother Ellie Saunders

      Albert charged
      That he did give signature purporting to be that of his mother well knowing same to be false in contravention of Sect 74 of Defence Act 1903-15.
      Australian Army
      2714 (NX136504)
      Enlisted 25 Sep 1942
      Morebank
      Iris Merchant
      20 Jun 1951 Sergeant
      7 Maint Platoon RAE

      Name
      MERCHANT, ALBERT WILLIAM THOMAS 
      Service
      Australian Army 
      Service Number
      2714 (NX136504) 
      Date of Birth
      24 Oct 1899
      Place of Birth
      DRAKE, NSW 
      Date of Enlistment
      25 Sep 1942 
      Locality on Enlistment
      MOREBANK 
      Place of Enlistment
      HOLSWORTHY, NSW 
      Next of Kin
      MERCHANT, IRIS 
      Date of Discharge
      20 Jun 1951
      Rank
      Sergeant 
      Posting at Discharge
      7 MAINT PLATOON RAE 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry
      None for display
      Prisoner of War
      No 

      Name
      MERCHANT, ALBERT WILLIAM THOMAS 
      Service
      Australian Army 
      Service Number
      NX136504 
      Date of Birth
      24 Oct 1899
      Place of Birth
      Unknown 
      Date of Enlistment
      Unknown 
      Locality on Enlistment
      Unknown 
      Place of Enlistment
      Unknown 
      Next of Kin
      Unknown 
      Date of Discharge
      Unknown
      Rank
      Staff Sergeant 
      Posting at Discharge
      Unknown 
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry
      None for display
      Prisoner of War
      No 


      Possible son Geoffrey Douglas born 5 jul 1922 father Albert lived at Cooper Av, Moorebank

      1949 - Albert William rubber worker, Albert William Thomas soldier constance Joan, lab assistant Iris Amber, hd Cooper Avenue Moorebank

      1954 - Albert Willliam rubber worker, Albert William Thomas soldier, Constance Joan lab assistant, Iris Amber hd Cooper AVenue, Morebank
      1980 - Albert William and Iris Amber 4 Cooper Avenue, Moorebank, rubber worker and hd

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 1899 30010.

    2. [S30] National Archives.

    3. [S6] 1968 42235.

    4. [S53] Sydney Morning Herald (and Sun-Herald) Archive 1955-1995, Sep 23, 1968, p. 28.

    5. [S53] Sydney Morning Herald (and Sun-Herald) Archive 1955-1995, Sep 24, 1968 p. 34.

    6. [S6] 1896 5126.

    7. [S6] 1923 15941.