1899 - For
the Federal Referendum (electoral role) in 1899, Thomas
gives his address as 21 Batman Street Fitzroy (numerous
period houses stand in the street, however it is unclear
which house exactly is the house-2013) and his occupation as
carpenter. The 1899 referendum passed a constitution to
federate the states of Australia as a country and as a
1912 - In the 1912 Electoral Role, Thomas gives his address as 74 Clauscen street North Fitzroy, with his occupation as carpenter.
1914 - In the 1914 census: Thomas Henry-Carpenter, 74 Clauscen Street NF.
Emily Christina Virginia- Home Duties, "
Eva May- tailoress- ""
Frank Marshall- Carpenter- "
Henry Victor Macedon- Carpenter " "
Also listed is Herbert and Annie living at 32 Birkenhead Street North Fitzory. Hebert is listed as a carpenter.
1915 - At the time of Percy's enlistment, Thomas' address is given as 74 Clauscen Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. (House Still stands at that address December 2013).
1919 - In 1919, the information is the exact same, except that Henry Victor Macedon is the only one living at home. Eva and Frank both married in 1914 presumably after the census.
1924 - By 1924 Thomas Henry and Henry Victor Macedon are living together on the corner of Gower and Mutimer street in Preston (no house number is given)
1931 - In 1931 Thomas is listed living at 20 Pleasant Street, South Ballarat. No occupation is listed. Eliza is not listed. He is still living there in 1936 and 1937. Eliza is still not listed. However Eliza was listed on previous censuses (1919, 1903) in that house under Eliza Champion with two of her sons.
In 1912 she
was listed in the electoral role in North Fitzroy as living
at 74 Clauscen Street in North Fitzroy (house still existing
in 2013) and listed home duties as her occupation.
She died in Gower Street Preston. 0n the 17/9/1923 she was buried at Fawkner Cemetery. The grave contains herself and Thomas Henry
Eliza Champion (nee Woolridge) is buried at the Old Ballarat cemetery, in the Woolridge grave
Edith is buried at Melbourne General Cemetery with her grandparents (James and Martha Smalley) and her nephew (Leslie, son of Arthur). The grave is unmarked, without a head stone or any form of a remits of a grave
In 1912 he gives his address as 74 Clauscen
street North Fitzroy and his occupation as a carpenter.
Enlisted in the Labour Corps Register as a Carpenter with 30 years experience on 31/7/1942. He states that he is a widower and lives at 17 McBean Street in Parkdale (the street is now called Birdwood, the original house no longer stands). He was stationed in Townsville, Queensland.
also served in W W 1 Giving their address as Townhall avenue
in Preston- it is unclear which number exactly. He listed
his occupation as Carpenter.
Walter's war record is available online
enlisted at Lonsdale Street in the Civil Constructal Corps
Register in 1943, listing 32 years experiences as a plumber.
His He listed Amy Catherine as his wife and residence as 40
Miller Street, North Fitzroy (A 1920's House still stands at
on the 20th August 1914 into the 6th Battalion. He listed
his occupation as a carpenter. He had previously spent 6
months senior cadets and 4 and a half years in U.T service
before and two years in junior cadets. He was part of the
Gallipoli Campaign. He was also made corporal.
He was admitted to hospital for 18/9/1915 for influenza in Cornwall.
27/10/1915 for sickness in Tooting.
On the 8/5/1916 returned to Australia.
He received the 1914-1915 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory medal.
His Son Percy died on the Montevideo Maru on 1 July 1942
His war record is available online
Was enlisted on the
13/12/1915 in the 8'" Battalion at Town Hall in Melbourne.
His occupation was listed as Carpenter. He had previously
spent 1 year with the citizens force and 3 years with the
Service Cadets. He was wounded in action (shelled hands) on
the 3/8/17 but was to stay on duty, he spent time in
England. He was wounded again on the 12/10/14. His religion
was listed as Church of England and required parental
permission to enlist, both his parents signed the form,
indicating they were literate. He was discharged 14/11/19
for medically unfit. He was awarded the British War Medal,
the Victory Medal and the 1914-1915 Star. In 1924 the couple
are living in Roseberry Avenue, Tatara. Percy's occupation
is listed as Carpenter.
His war record is available online
His son Leonard died on the Montevideo Maru on 1 July 1942