Leading Aircraftman William Francis Toner[1]

Male 1925 - 2011  (86 years)


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  • Name William Francis Toner 
    Title Leading Aircraftman 
    Born 19 Jan 1925  Ararat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Son of William Clarence Ambrose Toner and Ellen Kathleen Ford
    Gender Male 
    Military Service WW2 Royal Australian Air Force  12 Mar 1943-27 May 1946 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Leading Aircraftman
    WILLIAM FRANCIS TONER
    127775
    Service Royal Australian Air Force
    Date of Birth 19 January 1925
    Place of birth ARARAT, VIC
    Date of Enlistment 12 March 1943
    Locality on Enlistment ARARAT
    Place of Enlistment MELBOURNE, VIC
    Next of Kin TONER, WILLIAM
    Date of Discharge 27 May 1946
    Posting at Discharge POINT COOK
    (Australian government, Department of Veterans' Affairs) 
    Died 11 Apr 2011  Coburg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Toner passed away in Coburg, Victoria. Funeral Home Services for William are being provided by John Allison/Monkhouse Funeral Directors. The obituary was featured in Herald Sun on April 12, 2011.

      William Toner passed away in Melbourne, Victoria. The obituary was featured in Herald Sun on April 12, 2011.

      TONER William Francis
      Death notice 11 APR 2011
      Death 86
      Herald Sun (Melbourne) 13 APR 2011
      The Ryerson Index Online Database
    Obituary 13 Apr 2011  Herald Sun, Melbourne, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    TONER.-William Francis. Loving husband of Lily Passed away Apr. 11, 2011 Aged 86 Thank you for the years we shared, The love you gave the way you cared. In my heart you will always stay, Loved and remembered everyday. - Lily.

    Dad - A chapter completed, a page is turned, a life of love you gave, a rest now that you have well earned. Memories of a wonderful, caring and loving father. Although I wasn't one for showing my feelings very often, I did love you Dad.-Christine.

    Pa-My feelings were not often spoken like they should have been, but they were always warmly there in my heart for you. You were the most wonderful grandfather anyone could have asked for, and although words are not enough, thank you so much Pa, I love you, I miss you. - Karene.

    Pa - I'm proud to say you are my Pa. I felt very lucky to be your granddaughter. Such a giving, caring man. I will keep fond memories of you in my heart, that way, we will never be apart.-Krystal.

    Loved father-in-law. Always a great man. - Francis. Treasured Memories Always
    Published in Herald Sun on Apr. 13, 2011. 
    Buried 15 Apr 2011  Fawkner Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fawkner 4th Ave Wall Niches (South Side)
      TONER, WILLIAM FRANCIS
      Birth: 19 Jan 1925
      Death: 11 Apr 2011
      Funeral: 15 Apr 2011
      (Fawkner Cemetery Search)
    Person ID I11028  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2021 

    Father William Clarence Ambrose Toner,   b. 1894, Menindee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1981, Ararat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Ellen Kathleen Ford,   b. 1924, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1985, Ararat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1924  St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Ararat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Registration
      Surname: TONER: Given Name: Wm Clarence: Event: Marriage: Spouse's Surname: FORD: Spouses Given Names: Ellen Kleen: Reg Year 1924: Reg No 8042 [Victoria Marriage Index 1921 - 1942]
    Marriage 15 Jul 1924  The Horsham Times, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Social
    A pretty wedding was quietly celebrated at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Ararat on Saturday afternoon last, when Miss Nellie Ford, eldest daughter of the late W. Ford, of Buangor, and Mrs. Ford, of Maud street, Ararat, was married to Mr. W. C. Toner, second son of Mr. Toner, of Warracknabeal
    Transcribed from "The Horsham Times, Victoria", Tuesday 15 July 1924 
    Family ID F1870  Group Sheet

    Family Lillian Lucy Soutter 
    Married 1949  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • Record information
      Event: marriages
      Registration number 2204 / 1949
      Family name: SOUTTER
      Given name(s) Lilian Lucy
      Personal detail
      Spouse's family name: TONER
      Spouse's given name(s) Wm Francis
      (Victoria Marriage Index)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F4481  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.


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