Hannah Frederika"Elsie" ZIMMERMAN

Female 1897 - 1962  (64 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Hannah Frederika"Elsie" ZIMMERMAN 
    Nickname Elsie 
    Born 11 Feb 1897  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1962  Bankstown , New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • NSW death register records Hannah as Hannah Elsie Williams.Her son Burnett listed his mother"Elsie" as his Next of Kin on his elistment papers. Hannah was residing with the Dwarte family in High St Maclean,NSW during the War of 1939-1945
    Person ID I19829  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 

    Mother Alvina "Elvena" ZIMMERMAN,   b. 16 Jan 1876, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Franklyn James WILLIAMS, ,of Brickmaker,of Maclean,New South Wales,   b. 26 Dec 1885, Cowper via Grafton, NSW.Australia. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1962, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 16 May 1917  Beenleigh, Queensland , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Qld BDM 1917/C1187
      James and Hannah's three sons all enlisted for WWII.Burnett enlisted at Maclean NSW on 19th August 1941 , and was assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, his brothers Cyril and Fabian both enlisted at Tomago,NSW on 31st July 1942 .They were given the Service numbers NX118414(Cyril) and NX114815(Fabian) and assigned to the 13th Infantry Battalion.

      The three brothers service records state they were stationed in New Guinea in the latter part of 1945,(all three having fought there during the campaign in 1943-44)after the Japanese surrender, to complete mopping up operations,and to undertake the heartbreaking task of locating and identifying those allied soldiers killed in action or murdered by the Japanese whilst Prisoners of War.

      The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 16 September 1930 p 6 Article "WILLIAMS v WILLIAMS. Hannah Williams (formerly Zimmerman) petitioned for a divorce from Franklyn James Williams, on the ground of his misconduct.The marriage took place on May 16. 1917. A decree nisi was granted, returnable in six months. Mr. Vincent J. Brady appeared for petitioner."
    Divorced 16 Sep 1930 
    Children 
     1. Burnett Henry WILLIAMS,   b. 28 Jul 1917, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Cyril Roy WILLIAMS,   b. 21 Aug 1919, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Fabian Franklyn WILLIAMS,   b. 3 May 1921, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2014, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Maisie L. WILLIAMS,   b. 1924,   d. 23 Dec 1924, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F2944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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