• Rosamund Brenda Atherton

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  • Australian Army Nursing Service

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    Mackay QLD, Australia

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    • ATHERTON, Rosamund Brenda
    • Posted by FrevFord, Saturday, 13 December 2014

    Born 6/7/1882 Mackay, Qld – daughter of Richard ATHERTON (Squatter) & Letitia Janet ORR – who married in Qld in 1870 – living Yerongpilly, Qld 1917 Siblings: Richardina Binney Orr b.1871 – d.1960 Qld; Letitia Emily Alice b.1873 – d.1962 Qld (UM); Vida Althaea b.1875; Reginald Oscar b.1878; Alan Rupert b.1880; Howard Richard b.1883; twins Arnold Howard & Aubrey Howard b.1888 WW1: Enlisted in the AANS 21/5/17, joined for overseas service 2/6/17 Embarked at Sydney 9/6/1917 on the RMS Mooltan – disemb Suez 19/7/1917 Embarked at Alexandria for Salonika on Huntsgreen 8/8/17 Mentioned in Despatches for her distinguished and gallant services rendered during the period from 1/10/18 – 1/3/19 Arrived in UK 3/2/1919 for duty (ex Salonika) Married George Vincent RANSON, 2382, 41st Bn on the 19/2/1919 at the Church of S. Anselm & S. Cecilia, St Giles, London, England They returned together on the Konigin Luise 21/6/19 – 18/8/19 2nd MD Children: Desmond Ross Nancy Janet b.21/1/1923 Gatton, Qld – WW2, RAAF – resident of Eastwood, NSW in 1942 (NOK George) – married Hugh Quinton CAMERON in 1946 Ryde (he also served WW2 & lived in Eastwood) Living Granite St, Stanthorpe, Qld 1925; 600 Blaxland Rd, Eastwood, NSW 1933; 36 Clanalpine St, Eastwood 1936; Ventura, Vimiera Rd, Eastwood in 1943 (living with them was Desmond Ross Ranson, poultry farmer); Avoca Rd, Avoca Beach 1949 & 1954 (Geo listed as no occupation) Died 28/11/1974, late of Avoca Beach, NSW Cremated Palmdale Crematorium, Palmdale Road, Ourimba George born c1886 Gympie, Qld – son of Alfred (Town Clerk of Gympie) & Marieanne Bank Accountant Enlisted 3/6/1916 Brisbane Embarked 21/10/1916 on the A36 Boonah – disemb Plymouth 10/1/1917 Proc O/S France 25/4/17 Attached AA Pay Corps Died 20/3/1961, age 75, late of Avoca Beach, formerly of Eastwood SMH, Sat Nov 30, 1974 (p.112) DEATHS RANSON, Rosamund Brenda – November 28, 1974, of Avoca Road, Avoca Beach, beloved wife of the late George Ranson, loving mother of Des and Nan and dear grandmother of Rob and Ian. Aged 92 years. At Rest. FUNERALS RANSON – The funeral of the late ROSAMUND BRENDA RANSON, of Avoca Beach, will take place at Palmdale Crematorium, Palmdale Road, Ourimba, on Monday next commencing at 10.30 am. Relatives and friends please meet at Crematorium.