William Lewis Whittington

Male 1885 - 1923  (38 years)


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  • Name William Lewis Whittington 
    Born 1885  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death. 8 Feb 1920  of Mrs Whittington at Maleny, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fatal Rifle Accident. 

    • Mr. Whittington, of Maleny, was cleaning a service rifle on Sunday afternoon, when it accidentally went, off. Mrs. Whittington, who was resting on a bed in the room adjoining, was struck by the bullet, which penetrated the back of her neck, and was deflected downwards, passing through her heart, and lodging in the groin. Death was instantaneous. A post-mortem examination was held by Dr. Sampson, and the body was taken to Gympie for burial.

      Transcribed from the 'The Brisbane Courier' 10th February 1920
    Died 5 Oct 1923  Goondiwindi, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Funeral Notice 8 Oct 1923  Toowong, Brisbane Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WHITTINGTON - The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. G. WHITTINGTON and Miss M. WHITTINGTON, Mr. and Mrs. MEYERS, Mr. and Mrs. FRANK WHITTINGTON, Mr. and Mrs. A. Sargent (of Gympie), Mr. and Mrs. P. Wallader (Imbil), Mr. and Mrs. W. NEILL (Beerburrum), and Mr. and M 

    • JOHN HISLOP & SONS, Funeral Directors.
      ______________________________________
      WHITTINGTON-The Friends of Mrs. W. L. WITTINGTON are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of her deceased Husband (William Lewis Whittington), to leave the residence of Mrs. E. L Jolly, Annerley Street, Toowong, THIS (Monday) MORNING, at 10 o'clock for the Toowong Cemetery.


      Transcribed from 'The Brisbane Courier' Monday 8th October 1923.
    Buried 8 Oct 1923  Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I880  Maleny Pioneers & Neighbouring Districts
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2010 

    Father George Alfred Whittington, - Engine Driver,   d. 1948, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Emma Harper,   d. 1943, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F964  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Annie Ellen Ubank,   d. 8 Feb 1920, Maleny, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1912  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lonnie Luther Whittington
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F1334  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Edina Annie Irene Cooke,   b. 1901, Ballina, Nsw Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1988, Maleny, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1922  Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F259  Group Sheet


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