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David Houliston

Male 1895 - 1973  (78 years)


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  • Name David Houliston 
    Born 14 April 1895  Wattamondara, Cowra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 October 1973  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Births http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au
      Registration Number Last Name Given Name(s) Father's Given Name(s) Mother's Given Name(s) District
      12268/1895 HOULISTON DAVID JOHN MARY COWRA

      David 14/04/1895 d. Sydney 1/10/1973 m. Elvy Elliott

      David born: Wattamondara 14/04/1895 died: Sydney 1/10/1973
      married 29/03/1924 to M. Elvy Elloitt no issue


      National Archives of Australia
      http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/Items_listing.asp?S=11&F=1&O=0&T=I&C=17
      HOULISTON DAVID : Service Number - N385920 : Date of birth - 14 Apr 1896 : Place of birth - WATTAMONDARA NSW : Place of enlistment - COWRA NSW : Next of Kin - HOULISTON ELVY
      Series number B884
      Control symbol N385920
      Contents date range 1939 - 1948
      Access status Not yet examined
      Location Canberra
      Barcode 6145805

      Attestation paper to join Australian Imperial Force
      9 March 1916
      Bathurst

      20 yrs 10/12
      farmer
      not married
      NOK mother Mrs M Houliston, Springvale, Wattamondara, NSW
      has served for 2 yrs at ALH Cowra
      5' 10"
      144 lbs
      35 1/2" - 37 1/2" chest
      complexion dark
      eyes blu
      hair black
      Presby

      Consent letter signed by Mary Houliston stating "I Hereby concent to my son David Houliston enlisting" 22 Feb 1916

      Service record sheets showing active duty 1916 thru 1919

      28/2/17 - telegram reported admitted hospital 15th February gunshot wound wrist

      21st Nov 1917 - reported admitted to Norwich War Hospital, 20.10.17, suffering from gunshot wound right arm, and chest

      5th Oct 1918 - admitted 21/9/18 to hospital, France, suffering from gunshot wound left arm - actual condition not stated
      29th Oct 1918 - reported progressing favourably
      31st Oct 1918 - reported seriously ill on 21/9/18, and removed from seriously ill list on 26/9/18. "You have already been advised that he is progressing well"
      6th Nov 1918 - transferred 1/10/18 to Bath War Hospital, England, suffering from gunshot wound left arm severe
      20th Nov 1918 - reported "convalescent"

      Decorations:
      1914/15 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory medal

      In 1928 & 1952 he applied for a replacement of his "Returned Soldiers Badge" which he states he lost while on horseback in 1921
      in this declaration he is staying at Yanawa, Greenethope and states his DOB as 14th April 1896
    Person ID I3100  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 December 2006 

    Father John Williams Houliston,   b. 13 April 1841, Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 October 1905, Wattamondara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Gerrand,   b. 5 January 1852, Nethertown, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 June 1932, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 April 1874  Newbridge , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married on 22nd April, 1874 at Newbridge Victoria

      or Married 23/4/1874 at Newbridge, Victoria

      http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/misc/strays.txt
      BORN IN THE BORDER COUNTIES OF SCOTLAND THE ACCOMPANYING LIST CONTAINS NAMES THAT HAVE BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THE MARRIAGE INDEX (1853 - 1895) OF VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. Copies of these marriage certificates can be obtained from Registry of B.D.M GPO Box 4332 Melbourne, Vic, 3001, Australia.
      NAME OF PERSON WHO GAVE HIS BIRTHPLACE AS BORDER COUNTY WHEN HE / SHE MARRIED
      COUNTY OF BIRTH; YEAR OF MARRIAGE; NAME OF SPOUSE; REGISTRATION NUMBER
      Gerrand, Mary. . . . . . . . . . dfs 1874 Houliston,John. . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, John. . . . . . . . . rox 1874 Gerrand,Mary. . . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, William . . . . . . . rox 1874 McColl,Christina. . . . . . .3335
    Family ID F288  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Myrtle Elvy Elliott,   b. 1892, Forbes, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 November 1975  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 March 1924  Manly, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au
      MARRIAGES
      Registration # Groom's Surname Given Name(s) Bride's Last Name (at Time of Marriage) Bride's Given Name(s) District
      8505/1924 HOULISTON DAVID ELLIOTT MYRTLE E MANLY
    Family ID F1307  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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