Walter John MILTON
Mary McInery SHIRBIN
Ernest Walter Arthur MILTON


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1. Viola O'DONNELL

2. Gladys Irene Rebecca CRAVEN 3. Mona Emily BOARDMAN

Ernest Walter Arthur MILTON

  • Born: 1894, Ashfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4
  • Married (1): 7 Jul 1920, St Paul's, Emmaville, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Married (2): 1946, Ashfield district, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2
  • Married (3): 1957, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3
  • Died: 13 Jan 1972, North Manly, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 5 6

  Research Notes:

Acting Corporal Ernest Walter Arthur MILTON, a 22 year old Mechanic from Tamworth, New South Wales. He enlisted on 26 April 1916; and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 4 March 1919.

Electoral Rolls...

In 1949 Ernest Walter Arthur Milton, bank officer, and [2nd] wife Gladys Irene Rebecca Milton, were at 39 Osborne Rd., Manly. At the same address was Walter John Milton, manager.


Ernest Walter Arthur Milton, late of North Manly, formerly of St. Ives, died aged 78 years.

  Marriage Information:

Ernest married Viola O'DONNELL, daughter of Maurice John O'DONNELL and Margaret REYNOLDS, on 7 Jul 1920 in St Paul's, Emmaville, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Viola O'DONNELL was born in 1893 in Emmaville, New South Wales, Australia 7 and died on 30 Oct 1943 in Manly, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 8 9.

  Marriage Notes:



A very pretty wedding was celebrated at St. Paul's, Emmaville, on Wednesday, July 7, when Miss Viola O'Donnell, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs., M. J. O'Donnell, "The Bungalow," was married to Mr. Ernest Milton, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton, of Addison road, Manly. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a gown of French hand-worked crepe and georgette, and a bridal veil of tulle. Miss Zelma O'Donnell attended as bridesmaid, and wore white georgette, with hat to match. The wedding breakfast was held at "The Bungalow," which a large number of relations and friends attended. The presents were numerous, amongst which many cheques were included. Mr. and Mrs. Milton left by the limited express for Sydney. The bride travelled in a navy blue coat and skirt with hat en Suite." 1

  Marriage Information:

Ernest also married Gladys Irene Rebecca CRAVEN, daughter of Joseph CRAVEN and Unknown, in 1946 in Ashfield district, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2. (Gladys Irene Rebecca CRAVEN died in 1956 in Chatswood District, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia.

  Marriage Information:

Ernest also married Mona Emily BOARDMAN in 1957 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3. (Mona Emily BOARDMAN died on an unknown date.)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 14571/1920.

2 Ibid, 9589/1946.

3 Ibid, 7774/1957.

4 NSW Registry BDM (births), 4238/1894.

5 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 41838/1972.

6 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 14 Jan 1972. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

7 NSW Registry BDM (births), 13259/1893.

8 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 28352/1943.

9 The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 1 November 1943.

10 Daily Observer (Tamworth), Wednesday 14 July 1920.

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