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William ROLFE
(1830-1883)
Johanna MOONAN
(1835-1895)
William GRAINER
Louisa LEDGER
William James ROLFE
(1859-1942)
Mary Beatrice GRAINER
(1863-1946)
Ernest George ROLFE
(1891-1935)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Ellen Jane WOOLLEN

Ernest George ROLFE 2

  • Born: 25 Feb 1891, Queensland 2 3
  • Marriage: Ellen Jane WOOLLEN about 1919 in Queensland 1
  • Died: 23 Nov 1935, San Remo Beach, Cairns, QLD at age 44 4 5 6
  • Buried: 24 Nov 1935, Plot 3016, Row H2, Martyn Street Cemetery, Cairns, QLD 7

bullet   Cause of his death was Drowned following a boating accident.4 6

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bullet  Burial Notes:

ERNEST GEORGE ROLFE
No D.O.B. - No D.O.D.
Age (Years): 44
Sex: M
Burial Date: 24/11/1935
Cemetery: Martyn Street Cemetery
2-40 Anderson Street
Manunda, 4870
Section: Monumental (MON)
Row: H2
Plot #: 3016
Area: Monumental West Side (MWS)

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bullet  Events

He served in the military as a Sergeant during the first world war and was reported as having been gassed in France. 8

A newspaper article gave his occupation as grocer. 4

On 20 Dec 1920 he was fined 10 with 3/6d costs for a breach of the liquor licensing Laws in the Licensing Court, Cairns, QLD. 9


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Ernest married Ellen Jane WOOLLEN about 1919 in Queensland.1 (Ellen Jane WOOLLEN was born about 1895 in Queensland 10.)


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Sources


1 Queensland Government, "Historical Marriage Records," database(http://www.bdm.qld.gov.au : accessed 15 May 2011), 1919/C3162; Citing the Queensland Government Marriage registration records.

2 Lina Moffitt, Lina Moffit's file.

3 Queensland Government, "Historical Birth records," database(http://www.bdm.qld.gov.au : accessed 15 May 2011), 1891/C6722; Citing Queensland Government Birth registration records.

4 "Boating Tragedy - Cairns Man Drowned," The Post, 25 Nov 1935, p. 6, col. 8; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/41716173 : accessed 4 Mar 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

5 "Obituary - Mrs. Mary Rolfe," The Post, 19 Aug 1946, p. 5, col. 2; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/42506930 : accessed 22 Mar 2011).

6 "Drowning Tragedy - Ernest Rolfe's Death - Coroner's Court Enquiry," The Post, 11 Jan 1936, p. 6, col. 8; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/41723003 : accessed 11 Jul 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

7 Cairns Regional Council, "Cemetery Search," database (http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/facilities-and-recreation/cemeteries/cemetery-search : accessed 2 Jun 2011).

8 "Sergt. E. Rolfe Gassed," The Post, 19 Jun 1918, p. 8, col. 5; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/40291106 : accessed 4 Mar 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

9 "Liquor Prosecutions - Cairns Merchants Fined," The Post, 21 Dec 1928, p. 4, col. 7; digital images, The Trove(http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/40651759 : accessed 28 May 2011), Digitised Newspapers and More.

10 Queensland Government, "Historical Birth records," database(http://www.bdm.qld.gov.au : accessed 15 May 2011), 1895/C7500; Citing Queensland Government Birth registration records.


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