Clan of William John McOrmond
William John McOrmond was born 29 July 1871 in Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia to John McOrmond and Sophia Neighbour. He married Hannah Priscilla Gatty in 1897. She was born 22 November 1859 in Fingal, Tasmania, Australia.
They had 2 children, William George, and Beatrice Emily McOrmond. Hannah died 1901 in Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia.
i. WILLIAM GEORGE MCORMOND,
b. 05 July 1897, Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia;
ii. BEATRICE EMILY MCORMOND,
b. 23 April 1899, Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia;
William later met and married Henrietta Ealeanor Hills, sometime between 1901-1905. She was born 02 December 1881 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. William and Henrietta had 2 children, Robert Henry Edward, and Linda Alice May McOrmond. Shortly after Linda's birth, Henrietta died on 08 April 1908 in Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia.
iii. ROBERT HENRY EDWARD
MCORMOND, b. 13 June 1905, Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia;
ALICE MAY MCORMOND, b. 06 January 1908, Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia.
On October 1911, William married Katie May Davis in Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia, daughter of Michael Davis and Emma Willoughby. She was born 13 December 1885 in Campbelltown.
v. ELIZA MCORMOND, b. 1912.
vi. ELSIE EMMA JEAN
MCORMOND, b. 07 December 1912;
All the children of Elsie Emma Jean McOrmond were register numbered in Tatnell even though most were the children of Frank Hinds
vii. DULCIE MCORMOND,
b. 12 February 1914, Campbelltown, Tasmania;
viii. EILEEN MARGARET
MCORMOND, b. 22 January 1915, Campbelltown, Tasmania;
ix. JESSIE ELLEN MCORMOND,
b. 15 August 1916, Campbelltown, Tasmania;
x. THOMAS VERNON MCORMOND,
Thomas McOrmond Pte; Killed in Air Raid - P.O.W. in Germany Thousands of young men from the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand were sent to Greece in 1941 to fight a battle they had no chance of winning. Many were then left behind and had to endure four long years as prisoners of war. They survived this ordeal by a mixture of fortitude, ingenuity and a certain sense of humour. A tribute to those men who were imprisoned in Stalag 18A, Wolfsberg, Austria from 1941 to 1945, and in particular those who were members of Working Party 99/L. - Source:http://www.btinternet.com/~stalag18a/rollcallM.html
xi. MARY RUBY MCORMOND,
b. 02 September 1921;
xii. LAURENCE WILLIAM
MCORMOND, b. 14 May 1921, unknown;
Records indicate Aileen was cremated at Springvale Crematorium
William John's history, like many others in our clans, is a work in progress. His was a pleasant life, and having had many children,is the father of many of the present day clans throughout Australia.
Katie died 19 December 1965 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. William and died shortly thereafter on 24 April 1966 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
Special thanks to Maree Sperling (Australia) for her time and contributions.
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