Frank LETTMAN1

(1898 - 1916)
Mother*Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON1 b. 1860, d. 1902
Frank LETTMAN was born in Queensland on 22 January 1898. No father's name is given on the birth entry, and his mother's husband had died five years previously.1

He enlisted in the 25 Infantry Battalion (7th Reinforcement) as a Private (#3133). on 11 September 1915 at Brisbane, Queensland. He gave his sister Kate as his next-of-kin and added a year to his age, claiming to be 18 and 8 months. He embarked on the 30 December on the HMAT Itonus (formerly the British India Co ship Anglia, which was later sunk off Malta in December 1916). The 25th Battalion had left Gallipoli on the 18 December 1915 for Egypt before proceeding to France and adding the reinforcements. Landing on 19 March 1916, it was the first AIF battalion to arrive there; Frank disembarked in Marseilles on the 27th March before joining the battalion in Armientiers on the 23rd of April. Now fighting as part of the 2nd Division, it took part in its first major battle at Pozières between 25 July and 7 August, in the course of which it suffered 785 casualties.2,3

He was declared missing on the 25th, and a commission established his death on 29 July 1916 in Longueval, Somme, at age 18.4,5,3 He was buried at the Delville Wood Cemetery in Longueval.6
Grave - Frank LETTMAN (1898-1916), Delville Wood, France
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Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1898/B061709.
  2. [S684] World War 1 Australian Embarkation Roll, at http://www.awm.gov.au/research/people/nominal_rolls/…, Roll title: 25 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 8 Reinforcements (June 1915 - January 1916).
  3. [S714] World War 1 Australian Service Records, at http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/explore/defence/…, Series B2455, item barcode 8193629.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 22/F5069 AIF, aged 18.
  5. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org
  6. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Grave Ref. XXXII.Q.1. Longueval is a village 11 kilometres east of Albert. Delville Wood Cemetery is east of the village and on the south side of the road from Longueval to Ginchy. His plot is in Row 32, grave Q-1.

George Edward LETTMAN1

(1881 - 1926)
Father*William Henry LETTMAN1 b. c 1850, d. 1892
Mother*Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON1 b. 1860, d. 1902
George Edward LETTMAN was born on 27 November 1881 in Queensland.1,2

George died on 18 June 1926 in Queensland at age 44.3,4 He was buried on 19 June 1926 at the Balmoral/Bulimba Cemetery, 441 Wynnum Rd, Morningside.5
Grave - James W BEATTY (1879-1943), Ellen BEATTY (nee ROBINSON)(1880-1957), George E LETTMANN (1881-1926) Balmoral Cemetery QLD
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Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1882/C4763.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1882/004763.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1926/B49130.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1926/B049130.
  5. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Portion 15, grave 257 - same grave as James and Ellen Beatty (nee Robinson), although mis-indexed as Lottman, Geo Edward.

John Henry LETTMAN1

(1904 - )
Father*William Henry LETTMAN1 b. 1877, d. 1921
Mother*Fanny MITCHELL1 b. 1879, d. 1954
John Henry LETTMAN was born on 3 July 1904 in Queensland.1

He married Edie Annie BUTLER in Queensland on 13 November 1929.2
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1904/004149.
  2. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1929/B007168.

Sidney Stanley LETTMAN1

(1902 - 1974)
Mother*Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON1 b. 1860, d. 1902
Sidney Stanley LETTMAN was born in Queensland on 17 September 1902. No father's name is given on the birth entry.1

He married Ethel Grace McLEAN in Queensland on 14 March 1927.2,3

Sidney died on 14 April 1974 in Queensland at age 71.4 He was buried at the Yandina General Cemetery, Cordwell Rd in Yandina.5
Grave - Sidney S LETTMAN (1902-1974) and Ethel G LETTMAN (nee McLEAN)(1907-1980), Yandina, QLD

Family

Ethel Grace McLEAN (1907 - 1980)
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Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1902/B005538.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1927/C1258.
  3. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1927/002158.
  4. [S777] Cemetery Marker - , Yandina Cemetery, Australia.
  5. [S757] Australian Cemetery index database, at http://www.austcemindex.com

William George LETTMAN1

(1909 - )
Father*William Henry LETTMAN1 b. 1877, d. 1921
Mother*Fanny MITCHELL1 b. 1879, d. 1954
William George LETTMAN was born on 1 July 1909 in Queensland.1
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1909/003322.

William Henry LETTMAN

(c 1850 - 1892)
William Henry LETTMAN was born in England circa 1850.1

He married Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON, daughter of William Alfred ROBINSON and Ellen BAKER, in Queensland on 27 January 1877.2,3

William died on 30 December 1892 in Brisbane, Queensland.4,5 He was buried on 1 January 1893 at the Sth Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park.6

Family

Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON (1860 - 1902)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1893/B025654 states he was born England, and was aged 43 yrs, but no English records match his name.
  2. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1877/B005477.
  3. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1877/B005477.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1893/B025654.
  5. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1892/B025654.
  6. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 182, Portion 7C.
  7. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1877/C1963.
  8. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1880/C4627.
  9. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1882/C4763.
  10. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1885/C7275.
  11. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1887/C8473.
  12. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1890/C10500.
  13. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1893/C8473.

William Henry LETTMAN1

(1877 - 1921)
Father*William Henry LETTMAN1 b. c 1850, d. 1892
Mother*Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON1 b. 1860, d. 1902
William Henry LETTMAN was born on 25 August 1877 in Queensland.1,2

He married Fanny MITCHELL in Queensland on 21 May 1902.3,4

William died on 23 August 1921 in Queensland at age 43.5,6

Family

Fanny MITCHELL (1879 - 1954)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1877/C1963.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1877/001963.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1902/C792.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1902/000792.
  5. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1921/B035227.
  6. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1921/B035227.
  7. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM.
  8. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1904/004149.
  9. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1906/004191.
  10. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1909/003322.
  11. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1912/003456.

Kathleen Leslie LEVAYNE

(c 1881 - )
Kathleen Leslie LEVAYNE was born circa 1881.1

She married Arthur William FORSAITH, son of John Stokes FORSAITH and Sarah Esther ROBERTS, at St Giles church in Camden, London, Middlesex, on 7 July 1902.2,3,4

She was bailed at the Police Court on 29 July 1907, then subsequently tried for the theft and receipt of one pearl pin and other articles, property of George Pudney, to which she pleaded guilty and was fined £20 with a further surety of £20 on 22 August 1907 at Newington Court in London.1

Kathleen was divorced by Arthur William FORSAITH at London, Middlesex, on 21 May 1909. The divorce petition cited adultery by Kathleen with Henry WILLIAMS and George ANNIS (uncontested) and decree nisi was granted 23 Mar 1910 with a final decree on 4 May 1914.4

Family

Arthur William FORSAITH (1870 - 1936)
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Citations

  1. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Series HO140 piece 258; A Calendar Of Prisoners Tried At The August Adjourned Quarter Session Of The Peace For The Year 1907.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of St Giles, Vol 1b, p1282.
  3. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint George, Bloomsbury, Register of marriages, P82/GEO1, Item 049.
  4. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Divorce Court file J77/975/9624.

Alma LEVY1

(1926 - 2004)
Father*Otto Cecil Lewis LEVY1 b. 1901, d. 1961
Mother*Margaret Tanner McKECHIE1 b. 1902, d. 1978
Alma LEVY was born on 30 October 1926 in New Zealand.2,3

She married Frank BURNS in New Zealand in 1950.4

Alma died on 29 June 2004 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 77.1,5,3 She was buried on 2 July 2004 at the Ruru Lawn Cemetery in Bromley.5
Grave - Frank BURNS (1921-2000) and Alma (nee LEVY)(1926-2004), Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ

Family

Frank BURNS (1921 - 2000)
Child

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/14729.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/14729 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S1144] Cemetery Marker - , Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ, Ruru Lawn cemetery, block 45, plot 430, aged 77.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 11583.
  5. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Ruru Lawn cemetery, block 45, plot 430, aged 77.
  6. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Ruru Lawn Cemetery, block 45, plot 429, aged 20 years, painter.

Otto Cecil Lewis LEVY1

(1901 - 1961)
Otto Cecil Lewis LEVY was born in 1901 in New Zealand.2

He married Margaret Tanner McKECHIE, daughter of James McKECHIE and Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL, in New Zealand in 1924.1

Otto died in 1961 in New Zealand.3

Family

Margaret Tanner McKECHIE (1902 - 1978)
Child

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/10091.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1901/8727, son of Lewis LEVY and Isabella.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1961/29105, aged 59.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/14729.