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WHITEHEAD George married Agnes DELITTLE 1889

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Information Journal.

Groom: George Henry WHITEHEAD.
Birth place given as Victoria.

Bride: Agnes Effie DELITTLE.
Birth place given as Fitzroy.

Year married: 1889.
Place: Victoria, Australia.

George died 1944 in Warrnambool, Victoria.
Age: 44 years.
Parents named as Robert WHITEHEAD and Mary Ann BEST.
Buried: Caramut Cemetery, Victoria.
Died: 30 March 1944.
Age: Not recorded.

Birth note.
Birth not located.
See comments section below from cmwhitehead11.

Agnes died 1901 in Stawell, Victoria.
Age: 38 years.
Parents recorded as Henry DE LITTLE and Agnes HICKING.
Buried: Caramut Cemetery, Victoria.
Died: 22 April 1901.
Age: 38 years.

Birth note.
Agnes was born 1862 in Fitzroy, Victoria.
Parents named as Henry DELITTLE and Agnes HICKLING.

Four children located Victorian records for George and Agnes.


Born: 1898 Warrnambool, Victoria.
Died: 1931 Fitzroy, Victoria.
Age: 33 years.


Henry Eric (aka Eric) WHITEHEAD.
Born: 1890 Caramut, Victoria.
Died: 07 August 1915, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire.
Age: 24 years.

First World War Embarkation Roll.

Service number: 545.
Rank: Private.
Roll title: 8 LHR (Light Horse Regiment) February 1915.
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918.
Date of embarkation: 25 February 1915.
Place of embarkation: Australia: Melbourne.
Ship embarked on: HMAT Star of Victoria.
Ship number: A16.

First World War Roll of Honour.

Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Unit: 8 Light Horse Regiment.
Service: Australian Army.
Conflict: First World Wat, 1914-1918.
Date of death: 07 August 1915.
Place of death: Gallipolli, Ottoman Empire.
Cause of death: Killed in action.
Age at death: 24.
Place of association: Caramut, Australia.

Cemetery or memorial details: Ottoman Empire: Lone Pine Memorial.


Born: 1892 Warrnambool, Victoria.
Died: 1961 Wagga Wagga district, New South Wales.


Effie Nancy WHITEHEAD.
Born: 1893 Melbourne, Victoria.
Died: 1956 Heidelberg, Victoria.
Age: 64 years.

Married: Herbert Lindsay WILSON.
Year: 1914.
Place: Victoria.

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria.
Registry of Deaths, New South Wales.
Caramut Cemetry records.
(Grave locations not given)
First World War Embarkation Rolls.
AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.

With my thanks to cmwhitehead11 for the information appearing in the comments section below.

Updated 07 February 2014.

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by cmwhitehead11 on 2014-02-06 20:30:27

Refer to "The Whitehead Family on Spring Creek" and Guide to the Records of the Whitehead Family of Goodwood - State Library of Victoria Reference No MS 14124.

George Henry (AKA Harry) Born 17th November 1859 Passed away 30th March 1944 and is Buried at Caramut Cemetery.

He married Agnes Effie De Little in June 1889. In 1889 Effie contracted tuberculosis and was visiting Stawell, when she died of the disease on the 22nd April 1901 aged 38.
Agnes Effie is buried with her husband George at the Caramut Cemetery.

George and Effie had Four (4) children:

i Henry Eric Pages 180, 190, 192, 193 194
ii Roy Ernest
iii Nancy Effie and
vi Leonard

Henry Eric (AKA Eric)
Born: 13th October 1890 South Yarra, Victoria.
Obtained Rank Second Lieutenant 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment Service No 545 at Gallipoli
Awarded the 1914/15 Star
The British War Medal
The Victory Medal
He was killed in action at The Nek at Walkers Bridge Gallipoli Ottoman Empire the 7th August 1915 Aged 24.
Eric's name is located at Panel 6 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial
To Commemorate a final resting place his family erected a memorial stone over his father and mothers grave at Caramut Cemetery
Died: - 7th August 1915


Born: 21st December 1891 Warrnambool, Victoria.
Died: May 1962
Buried at Wagga Wagga Cemetery

[3] Pages 180, 186, 198, 199, 200

Nancy Effie WHITEHEAD.
Born: 25th October 1895 South Yarra Melbourne, Victoria.
Died: 1956 Heidelberg, Victoria, aged 64 years.
Married: Herbert Lindsay WILSON (b 23 Oct 1880).
Year: 1914.
Place: Victoria.

(4)page 205
Born 20th October 1898 at Warrnambool
Contracted Peritonitis aged 33
Died single 2nd November 1931
Buried Tower Hill Cemetery

Christopher Mark (not John) Whitehead page 105
46 Alexandra Parade
Clifton Hill
28th March 2014

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