Research Missing DOD or DOB for League players (AFL)

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Missing DOB.

I don't believe any of these 4 had yet been solved on the other 'Inaccuracies Thread'

1. "Dick" Richard James Casey
Born between 25/5/1881 and 8/7/1881. Died aged 16/4/1919. Age 37 (Flu)
Whilst Col has got born between 25-5-1881 and 8-7-1881, I've actually got in my remarks born between 17-4-1881 and 9-19-1881
I did a heap of research on him years ago, and don't know where those notes are now - but seem to recall an adopted name, that could have been part of the puzzle - it may be Carrick, but again, not sure.



2. Bill J. Ahern (no birthdate or death date)
The man who was originally in our records, was born 24-6-1873 but (as was pointed out to us) this one died in NSW as a youngster,so not the right one.
In some reports of the match - Round 1- 1897, his name is spelt as Ahearn.
J. may or may not be the correct second initial. He was definitely at Preston in 1893, we've seen that in newspaper reports. He is not of course to be confused with WilliamThomas Ahern, StK 1897, born 25-6-1874, died 27-1-1920.
Steve Williamson who has been doing a lot of recent research on him think he may have been born in Ireland.

3.
"Bill" William Hennington
Born between 5/11/1891 and 29/4/1892. Died 11/7/1964
Such a distinctive name but it never seemed to show up

4. "Jim"
James Schellnack
Born between 25/5/1879 and 9/1/1880. Died 24/5/1968
I've often felt he was in the Records somewhere!, but with a very different spelling.

EDIT 1: I transcribed Schellnack's name incorrectly, leaving out the first c.
EDIT 2: Stephen Rodgers requested any updates/changes we come across, to collate them and then I'll submit to him at end of season - as he is pretty swamped at the moment. I'll ensure the correct people are credited with the research (if they so wished to be named).


Rhett.


Okay folks.
With thanks to WHL - here is where we are at with all the DOD names.
Keep in mind, the above DOB are still unresolved.

For reference and to summarise all the work done to date - see below table

No. Name DOB Club DOD
1 Lester Robert 'Bob' Allen b:22/12/1908 Fitzroy 1926 8-Apr-1992
2 John Anderson b:31/5/1888 Essendon 1907 3-Aug-1957
3 Norman Thomas Armstrong b:2/7/1925 Footscray 1947-48 18-May-2015
4 Henry "Harry" John Barr b:11/1/1880 StK 1898 Jul-1909
5 Kevin Alwyn Barrett b:10/7/1915 Coll-1940, SthMelb 1941 14-Feb-1984
6 *Desmond 'Des' Clyde Bell b:23/5/1923 Melb 1946-1948 alive in 2016
7 *Ronald "Ron" Arthur Bickley b:21/10/1926 Fitz 1949-1951 alive in 2016
8 Merv Bolger b:14/6/1919 Nth Melb 1940 16-Sep-1993
9 Patrick "Pat" Valentine Bourke b:6/11/1923 SthM 1944,1946-49 23-Sep-2005
10 Edward "Ted" Gordon Brewis b:13/10/1901 Carlton 1925-28 4-Oct-1994
11 Henry "Harry" John Brown b:16/10/1903 St Kilda 1927
12 Samuel Otto John Buck b:15/11/1876 Carlton 1897
13 *Alfred Joseph Callick b:14/8/1925 SthMelb 1943,1946-1950 alive in 2016
14 Joe Canavan b:4/11/1880 SthMelb 1903 10-Jan-1924
15 William "Bill" Charles Clark b:12/12/1922 StK 1943-1944 4-Jun-2015
16 *Milton Clark b:27/6/1922 Ess 1945 alive Aug 2016
17 Alexander Archibald Clarke b:25/5/1907 NthMelb 1930-31,33 1984
18 Jack Louis Cliff b:23/5/1919 StK 1940-42
19 Ronald Kevin Collins b:9/4/1922 SthMelb 1948-49 1-Dec-2007
20 Patrick John Considine b:30/9/1875 Carl 1898-1901 20-Jun-1918
21 Eugene Francis "Frank" Corby b:24/12/1924 Coll:1948
22 Frederick "Fred" Rowland Coulsell b:17/12/1905 Nth:1927,Ess 1931
23 Robert "Bobby" Ritchie Craig b:29/3/1882 Melb 1902
24 *Peter Anstey Dalwood b:17/6/1922 Fitz:1945 22-May-2000
25 Richard James Day b:17/2/1920 Nth:1943
26 *James Vickers "Vic" Donald b:17/2/1925 Coll 1948 8-Aug-2002
27 Charles "Charlie" Francis Dowell b:27/1/1888 Fit 1911-12 1972
28 *James Douglas "Doug" Dowling b:17/9/1922 SthMelb 1946 14-May-2013
29 Norman Bruce Edge b:30/4/1924 Melb 1945 29-Sep-1994
30 Robert "Bob" Stanley Fitzsimmons b:16/4/1917 Fitz 1936-37;StK 1939-41 21-Apr-1998
31 Walter "Wally" Gerald Gant b:7/7/1890 StK 1908-11,1914 31-May-1957
32 *Harry Leslie "Les" Gardner b:30/9/1923 StK 1947
33 James "Jimmy" Gaynor b:17/5/1877 Carl 1904
34 Maxwell "Max" Herbert Glass b:2/10/1925 Sth 1945
35 Cecil "Cec" Richard Graeme b:3/6/1873 StK 1901 1912
36 *Gordon Stanley Green b:31/5/1925 NthMelb 1942 alive in 2017
37 James"Jim" Arthur Greenham b:16/11/1915 Foots 1937-41,1943-45 20-Jun-1993
38 John "Jack" Emmet Hannagan b:16/5/1885 StK 1905 12-Sep-1977
39 Roger"Bill" Musgrove Hearn b:4/3/1914 Rich 1935
40 Edward "Ted" Page Heffernan b:16/5/1869 Carl 1897
41 *Bernard "Bernie" Alexander Hogan b:18/11/1925 Foots 1949 2007
42 Francis "Frank" Foster Holden b:29/3/1913 Geelong 1936-1936 26-Sep-1988
43 Norman "Norm" McLeod Honey b:26/1/1914 Foots 1933-34 21-Jun-1994
44 Donald "Don" Stewart Howard b:4/2/1913 Ess 1937,Sth 1938 1980
45 *John "Jack" Alexander Howe b:24/3/1922 StK 1944-47 9-Jun-2001
46 Kevin Allan Hunt b:3/12/1933 Carlton 1954 15-Sep-2016
47 *Albert "Bert" Thomas James b:5/6/1923 Rich 1947
48 William "Billy" Morgan Jenkins b:4/6/1914 Rich 1938 9-Oct-2001
49 Charles "Charlie" Herbert Jenkins b:17/6/1878 Fitz 1898
50 Samuel Thomas Murray "Mocha" Johnstone b:19/5/1925 St Kilda 1945 21-Jul-2012
51 William "Bill" John Kenny b:30/7/1897 Sth Melb1919
52 *Geoffrey John Kerr b:7/4/1925 Stk 1945;1947
53 *James "Jim" Francis Kirby b:21/12/1922 NthM 1946
54 Edmund Kirwin b:31/3/1876 StKilda 1898
55 James "Jim" Henry Kuhl b:27/9/1925 NthM 1947-48 8-May-2017
56 Christopher "Chris" John Lamborn b:3/4/1916 NM 1938,Sth 1943,StK 1944 7-Aug-1992
57 Reginald John "Jack" Law b:18/7/1924 Foots 1943-44 alive Oct 2017
58 Robert "Bert" Gribbon Lawrence b:7/1/1902 SthM 1921;1925 Melb 1926 8-Jan-1975
59 William "Billy" Francis Roy Leahy b:7/3/1911 Foots 1934-1936
60 Thomas "Tom" Francis Lee b:11/12/1874 Coll 1897-98
61 Kenneth "Ken" Emery Levey b:4/5/1923 Melb 1943-44 18-Feb-1985
62 William "Billy" Lachlan Mark Lewis b:15/9/1874 Carlton 1900 10-May-1940
63 George Lockwood b:6/12/1872 Geel 1899-1901,Coll 1902-04
64 *John "Jack" Andrew Logan b:14/12/1923 Footscray 1946-48 22-Dec-2001
65 James "Jim" Gordon Lyons b:5/4/1876 Carlton 1897-98
66 *Roy Francis Lyons b:28/3/1916 NthMelb 1937-38,1940 31-Mar-1996
67 John "Johnny" Murray MacGregor b:3/12/1889 Richmond 1911 16-Mar-1966
68 *James "Jim" Malone b:13/11/1925 NthMelb 1945-52 still living
69 *Joseph "Joe" Malone b:4/2/1924 NthMelb 1946-47
70 Graham Henry March b:4/5/1925 StKilda 1952 17-May-2016
71 John "Joe" Albert Marchant b:11/9/1884 StKilda 1904
72 Joseph "Joe" Thomas Marr b:9/08/1880 Carlton1900-02, Ess:1903
73 *John "Jack" Llewellen Matthews b:22/10/1914 NthMelb 1941
74 Charlie McCartney b:26/2/1874 SthMelb 1897,Ess 1899
75 *James "Jim" Kenneth McDonald b:24/6/1916 Melb 1942
76 Patrick "Paddy" John McDonald b:27/3/1897 Ess 1918-19
77 Robert "Rhoda" Ernest McDonald b:29/4/1878 Coll 1897, Carl 1901,Rich(VFA) 1901-07
78 John "Jack" James McKenzie b:19/8/1908 Ess 1929
79 *William "Bill" Harold McMaster b:15/3/1922 Nth 1946 3-Oct-2017
80 William Patrick "Pat" McNamara b:10/1/1912 Melb 1934-38, Sth 1939-40 11-Apr-1983
81 Arthur "Artie" Leo McSpeerin b:26/02/1880 Carl 1899, Melb 1903 1-May-1935
82 Walter "Wally" Hensen Miller b:21/10/1917 Fitz 1943-45
83 James "Jim" Reginald Morton b:25/10/1905 Nth 1927
84 Alfred "Alf" Carl Frank Neeson b:15/6/1914 Fitz 1935-36, Haw 1936-38
85 William "Bill" Joseph O'Brien b:27/9/1887 StK 1910-11 18-Jan-1943
86 Francis "Frank" Cecil O'Connor b:6/11/1923 Melb 1947-48 13-Nov-2017
87 Michael "Mick" Joseph O'Hagan b:22/1/1878 StK 1897
88 *George Henry Prismall b:10/3/1915 Ess 1935
89 *Robert "Bob" Reid b:8/6/1924 Footscray 1948-49
90 Samuel "Sam" Alexander Reid b:17/6/1872 Carlton 1897
91 Leslie "Les" Roy Richards (Lachlan Adrian Russel Richards) b:21/12/1900 NthMelb 1928 9-Apr-1930
92 Jack Elliott Richardson b:7/4/1886 Sth 1909 12-Dec-1965
93 Albert Tasman Roberts b:18/8/1901 Fitz 1928
94 Archibald Robinson b:9/7/1890 Richmond 1911
95 Raymond Paul Ross b:2/5/1900 Ess 1921
96 John "Jack" Rosser b:6/5/1884 Ess 1903 21-Feb-1945
97 Alan James "Ginger" Ryan b:26/9/1909 Melb 1932-33,Coll 1934-38
98 Edward "Ed" John Ryan b:19/8/1902 Fitz 1926 29-Dec-1975
99 John "Johnny" Patrick Ryan b:18/9/1938 Rich 1959
100 Ted P. Ryan b:14/6/1926 (Edward Allen Ryan) Footscray 1945 22-Nov-2003
101 *Haydn Charles William Sharp b:20/10/1920 Foots 1939 18-Sep-1998
102 *Raymond Alfred Shearer b:16/9/1924 Melb 1942 9-May-1975
103 James "Jim" William Smith b:11/2/1887 Sth 1906
104 *Mervyn "Merv" Davis Smith b:25/12/1924 Fitz 1946-1948 18-Oct-1977
105 *Stanley Vincent Smith b:17/4/1925 Coll 1947-50
106 *George "Bill" Wilmot Stamps b:22/8/1921 StKilda 1947 4-Nov-2007
107 Stephen "Steve" Roy Stevens b:5/2/1903 StKilda 1920 22-June-1990
108 Horace "Horrie" Stewart b:29/5/1871 Ess 1898
109 Joseph "Joe" Sullivan b:01/02/1877 Carlton 1900-03 10-Jul-1935
110 James "Jim" Scott Sutherland b:10/5/1900 Sth 1924
111 *Lionel Charles Upton b:3/10/1924 NthMelb 1948 alive Aug 2017
112 Eric Leslie Watson b:11/9/1893 Fitzroy 1911 1971
113 *Edward "Ted" Matthew Wellington b:20/11/1921 NthMelb 1943 7-Jun-2004
114 Tom Wellington b:27/10/1894 Melb 1912-13
115 Edward "Ed" "Titch" White b:10/4/1922 Fitzroy 1945 4-Apr-2012
116 *Albert "Alby" Joseph Williams b:3/8/1916 NthMelb 1943
117 William "Billy" Francis Williams b:2/5/1888 StKilda 1907
118 William "Bill" Henry Woods b:21/8/1890 Geelong 1909
119 Charles William Young b:10/10/1918 Fitzroy 1937

note *thought may have been living at time of original posts (clearly some are now known to have died)
red text indicates name/DOB incorrect
 
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First batch of Missing DOD for players
Lester Robert 'Bob' Allen (b: 22/12/1908). (Fitzroy 1926 - 4 games). One his original clubs was Sea Lake We think this has been found, refer to page 3 on this thread
John Anderson (b: 31/5/1888) (Essendon - 1907 - 1 game) . One of his original clubs was Essendon District
Norman Thomas Armstrong (b: 2/7/1925) (Footscray - 1947-48, 4 games) . From Braybrook. (I notice on his Wikipedia page it has a death date of 18 May 2015 - from Herald Sun obituary. Has anyone sighted that?) Thanks Croucher.
Henry "Harry" John Barr (b: 11/1/1880) (StKilda - 1898 - 3 games) . From Footscray VFA Juniors
Kevin Alwyn Barrett (b: 10/7/1915) (Coll - 1940- 4 games, Sth Melb - 1941 - 4 games). One of his original clubs Rochester. Thanks Croucher.
 
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Second batch of Missing DOD for players
* = they could very still be living

Desmond 'Des' Clyde Bell (b: 23.5.1923) (Melb 1946-1948). Original club Creswick. * WW2. Army

Ronald "Ron" Arthur Bickley (b: 21/10/1926| (Fitz 1949-1951). Original club University Blacks. *
Still alive in 2016 as per post #13

Merv Bolger (b: 14/6/1919) (Nth Melb 1940). Original Club South Kensington * Born Broken Hill, NSW
Appears to have been solved. Refer to post #12

Patrick "Pat" Valentine Bourke ( B: 6/11/1923) (Sth M 1944, 1946-49) . Original Club Middle Park. * WW2. Army Appears to have been solved. Refer to post #5

Edward "Ted" Gordon Brewis (B: 13/10/1901) (Carlton 1925-28). Original Club Maffra. Born Beddington, England. (Policeman)
I notice Ted Brewis is mentioned in this 1951 article, and I interpret that as he was still living at that stage. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article193647464
 
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Patrick "Pat" Valentine Bourke ( B: 6/11/1923) (Sth M 1944, 1946-49) . Original Club Middle Park. * WW2. Army
According to the Ryerson Index ( good resource) Patrick Valentine Bourke died Melbourne 23.9.2005 with a notice in the HS 26.9.2005

Desmond 'Des' Clyde Bell (b: 23.5.1923) (Melb 1946-1948). Original club Creswick. * WW2. Army There is on Ryerson a Desmond ClIVe Bell 89 died Sep 2011 in Lidcombe NSW. Death notice SMH 3.9.011 (only offered as a possibility)

Ronald "Ron" Arthur Bickley (b: 21/10/1926| (Fitz 1949-1951). Original club University Blacks. *
If someone heads into the archives they may wish to search the notice for a Shirley Phyllis Bickley wife of Ronald Arthur Bickley from this notice of their marriage https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/123230663/ and see if Ron pre-deceases her . That will give a searchable target. Ryerson indicates Shirley passed away 10.8.2011 and a notice placed in the HS 15.8.2011.

Ronald is NOT noted in Ryerson indicating he may still be alive
 
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Edward "Ted" Gordon Brewis (B: 13/10/1901) (Carlton 1925-28). Original Club Maffra. Born Beddington, England. (Policeman)
I notice Ted Brewis is mentioned in this 1951 article, and I interpret that as he was still living at that stage. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article193647464
Ted married Theresa Alice Rule in 1937 and there are records of both in Oxley on the 1959 Queensland Electoral rolls. FindMyPast has a funeral notice for a Teresa Alice for 1978. MyHeritage suggests Edward passed in 1994. (tbc)

Edit: added. Confirmed the bolded
1978 B85947 Teresa Alice Brewis James Rule Alice Duncan

This information corresponds to Vic BDM records. Queensland BDM Death records only go to 1988. Other sources need to be checked to confirm the death of Ted
 
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Ronald "Ron" Arthur Bickley (b: 21/10/1926| (Fitz 1949-1951). Original club University Blacks. *
If someone heads into the archives they may wish to search the notice for a Shirley Phyllis Bickley wife of Ronald Arthur Bickley from this notice of their marriage https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/123230663/ and see if Ron pre-deceases her . That will give a searchable target. Ryerson indicates Shirley passed away 10.8.2011 and a notice placed in the HS 15.8.2011.

Ronald is NOT noted in Ryerson indicating he may still be alive
RedmanWasHere I found an online Tribute to Shirley. No mention of Ron
LINK HERE
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<snip>
Desmond 'Des' Clyde Bell (b: 23.5.1923) (Melb 1946-1948). Original club Creswick. * WW2. Army There is on Ryerson a Desmond ClIVe Bell 89 died Sep 2011 in Lidcombe NSW. Death notice SMH 3.9.011 (only offered as a possibility)

<snip>
The World War Two nominal roll does include a Desmond Clive Bell who was born in Sydney in October 1921
http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=263107

so I suspect the SMH notice in Sept 2011 is for him rather than the VFL footballer.
 

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Seems this could be M.L. Bolger http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8160202 to narrow any searching
Thank you ! That second initial helped a lot - have now found him, but suspect we should ask for surname to be shown as Bulger, not Bolger.

Mervyn Leslie Lawrence Bulger d 16 Sep 1993, buried at Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia
https://www.centennialpark.org/memorial-search/?surname=bulger&first=mervyn

Person of same names and with birthdate of 14 June 1919 is listed on WW2 nominal roll
http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=R&veteranId=890791

Electoral rolls via Ancestry show Bolger spelling very very rare, but Bulger spelling more common,
including people of that name living at Broken Hill where player was born.
 

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Ronald "Ron" Arthur Bickley (b: 21/10/1926| (Fitz 1949-1951). Original club University Blacks. *
If someone heads into the archives they may wish to search the notice for a Shirley Phyllis Bickley wife of Ronald Arthur Bickley from this notice of their marriage https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/123230663/ and see if Ron pre-deceases her . That will give a searchable target. Ryerson indicates Shirley passed away 10.8.2011 and a notice placed in the HS 15.8.2011.

Ronald is NOT noted in Ryerson indicating he may still be alive
According to this post on FootyAlmanac Ron was still alive in 2016. There may also be an opportunity to get in touch with the original comment maker.

June 17, 2016 at 1:18 pm
Hi! My father is Ronald Bickley who played 28 games for Fitzroy 1949-51and is still alive and well at 89 years old. I wonder if he is the oldest surviving VFL player?
 

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Third batch of Missing DOD players:

Henry "Harry" John Brown (b:16/10/1903 ) (StKilda - 1927). Original club: Caulfield.
Samuel Otto John Buck (b: 15/11/1876) (Carlton 1897) Original Club: Royal Park Crescent. Blueseum bio: http://www.blueseum.org/Otto+Buck
Alfred Joseph Callick (b: 14/8/1925) (Sth Melb 143, 1946-1950) WW2 Army. Original Club: South Colts. *may still be living
Joe Canavan (b 4/11/1880) (Sth Melb 1903) Original Club: South Bendigo
 

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Joe Canavan (b 4/11/1880) (Sth Melb 1903) Original Club: South Bendigo
I love the puzzle of genealogy. Though it frustrates the hell out of me at times .

Joseph and his wife Jane had 3 children and only 1 surviving. Leo Joseph. Who married and died under the Canavan-Webster name. Why is the 1st question. 2 answers. Death and remarriage or divorce and remarriage while the child is young. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206939318 Divorce. But this gives a further clue ' Joseph is assumed to be in Adelaide'' if we take that 1920 article at face value then is this Joe http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article188776982

WIRRABARA.
At the Wirrabara Magistrates' Court on the 16th inst., before Mr. Henry Hunt, J.P-, Joseph Canavan was charged, on the information of M.C. Kite, with drunkenness

So you keep looking in different locations, only to end up back in Victoria and Dan Minogue of all people. Dan was coached by Joe and remembered him fondly. An interesting piece is that Joe ( and Dan) worked in the Mines. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article180835561

Now the next is only a suggestion based on possibilities but a death of a man named Joseph Canavan , drowned, in 1924 near Cal Lal which is actually in NSW but close to Loxton SA and Wentworth NSW. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45632458

Look up NSW BDM and an odd thing is noticed. There is a death of a Canavan in the Wentworth district in 1924. But it is a Steph Canavan. But , BUT the parents are listed as Robert and Sarah. The same parents names listed on Josephs birth details.
CANAVAN STEPH 3907/1924 Father: ROBERT Mother:SARAH Dist: WENTWORTH

If this was me I would be getting a Pen out or purchasing the death cert.

What say you?
 

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Third batch of Missing DOD players:

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Alfred Joseph Callick (b: 14/8/1925) (Sth Melb 143, 1946-1950) WW2 Army. Original Club: South Colts. *may still be living
<snip>
Yes indeed, could still be alive.

Alfred Joseph shows up in earlier electoral rolls listed in the Malvern area, and there is an AJ Callick still listed in phone books as being in East Malvern.

Cannot find any ref to a newspaper death notice, nor a cemetery burial either.
 

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An old one is Henry "Tracker" Young - has always been listed as born on 18 May 1873 but was actually born 16 May 1873. I've updated Wikipedia and AFL Tables but everywhere else still has 18 May. Newspaper notice is linked on Wiki page - his father was Samuel Young and he was the only Young with a birth registered in Geelong in 1873.
 

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Thanks for raising that as a point to clarify.
Do you have a newspaper notice or some such evidence to help confirm the statement ?
He once said it in an interview, maybe on the Freo website. He wore 22 at the Dees as he's born on the 22nd in actuality.

Or maybe he was born on the 23rd not the 22nd, and just wore 22 for some random reason...
 

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Desmond 'Des' Clyde Bell (b: 23.5.1923) (Melb 1946-1948). Original club Creswick. * WW2. Army
Strongly suspect Des is still with us.
In 1946 he got engaged to Nina Helen Dora Thomson (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22318424) and they subsequently married.
In 1970 they bought land in Ocean Grove and title transferred to him in Feb 1995 following her death.
As at Jan 2016 he was still the land owner... as can be seen if you search for Desmond in https://geelonganddistrict.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/oglotssectc160125.pdf
EDIT: I should have checked - the block (39 Osborne St) is currently listed for sale...
 
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Strongly suspect Des is still with us.
In 1946 he got engaged to Nina Helen Dora Thomson (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22318424) and they subsequently married.
In 1970 they bought land in Ocean Grove and title transferred to him in Feb 1995 following her death.
As at Jan 2016 he was still the land owner... as can be seen if you search for Desmond in https://geelonganddistrict.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/oglotssectc160125.pdf
EDIT: I should have checked - the block (39 Osborne St) is currently listed for sale...

Off topic to this but where do I find links to other shires/local council areas?
 

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William "Bill" James Clark (b: 12/12/1922) (StK 1943-1944). Orig club MHSOB. Was in WW2 Army *may still be alive Middle name is Charles not James as I orig posted. Died - 2015. GreyCrow
Milton Clark (b: 27/6/1922) (Ess 1945) Orig club Essendon Imperials. Was in WW2 Army. * may still be alive. Alive as of 2016. GreyCrow
Alexander Archibald Clarke (b: 25/5/1907) (Nth Melb 1930-31, 33). Orig club Fairfield. Was in WW2 RAAF. Died. WhiteLane23 and GreyCrow.
Jack Louis Cliff (b: 23/5/1919) (StKilda 1940-42) Orig club West Broken Hill. Was in WW2 Army
Ronald Kevin Collins (b:9/41922) (Sth Mel 1948-49). Orig club Sandringham . Died 2007. RBartlett http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/archivenotice/2736871/view?random=1502929954372
Patrick John Considine (b: 30/9.1875) (Carl 1898-1901) Orig club West Melb
 
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William "Bill" James Clark (b: 12/12/1922) (StK 1943-1944). Orig club MHSOB. Was in WW2 Army *may still be alive
Can you confirm name please. The William Clark who served under that birth date is named as William Charles Clark from Carlton Vic RAN service number PM8127 NOK Shelagh Clark
http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=641828

Edit: Added. Further this William Charles Clark passed in 2015 and the birth and death date are given in this link to confirm.
 
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