Leslie George William CAUST


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Leslie George William CAUST

  • Born: 19 Jan 1889, Summertown, S.A., Australia 3
  • Married: 16 Dec 1919, Congregational Church, Port Adelaide, S.A., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 14 Oct 1954, 115 Watson Ave., Toorak Gardens, S.A., Australia 4 5

   Research Notes:

"On October 14—suddenly, at his residence, 115 Watson avenue. Toorak Gardens, Leslie George William, beloved husband of Eva, and devoted father of' Margaret, David, Gwenyth,and Leslie, late of Education Dept."


" Death Of Mr. L. G. W. Caust

Mr. L. G. W. Caust, former Assistant Superintendent of Primary Schools, died at his home in Watson avenue, Toorak Gardens, last week. Mr. Caust, who was born in 1889, entered the service of the Education Department as a probationary teacher at Uraidla. He attended the Teachers' College from 1910 to 1911, and played A grade cricket for Adelaide University. Later he held assistant masterships at Lefevre Peninsula High School, Port Pirie High School and Norwood High School, where he became a senior master and later deputy headmaster. In 1930 he was appointed an inspector of schools, and in 1949 became Assistant Superintendent of Primary Schools. He retired last January. Mr. Caust is survived by a widow, two sons and two daughters." 6

   Marriage Information:

Leslie married Eva Janet DUNSTONE, daughter of James DUNSTONE and Christina McColl KERR, on 16 Dec 1919 in Congregational Church, Port Adelaide, S.A., Australia 1 2. (Eva Janet DUNSTONE was born on 17 May 1888 in Booleroo Centre, South Australia, Australia 7 and died in 1965 in Adelaide, S.A., Australia 8.)

   Marriage Notes:

"On the 16th December, 1919, at the Port Adelaide Congregational Church, by the Rev. D. T. Whalley, B.A., Leslie G. W., second son of Mr. F. J. Caust, Summertown, to Eva J., eldest daughter of Mr. J. Dunstone. Princes-street, Alberton."


1 South Australia BDM, Reg. # 281/963.

2 The Advertiser (Adelaide), Monday 19 January 1920.

3 South Australia BDM, South Australian Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 432 Page: 25 District: Nor.

4 Ibid, Reg. # 817/5868.

5 The Advertiser (Adelaide), Saturday 16 October 1954.

6 Chronicle (Adelaide), Thursday 21 October 1954.

7 South Australia BDM, South Australian Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 418 Page: 167 District: Fro.

8 Ibid, Reg. # 992/3695.

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