WALKER, Oscar Edwin (Johnny)
- Born: 24 Apr 1897, Bugle Ranges dist Mount Barker
- Marriage: RODGERS, Elizabeth Ann on 25 Oct 1915 in St Rose Church, Kapunda, SA
- Died: 9 Mar 1973, 63a Queen Street, Norwood, SA at age 75
- Buried: 10 Mar 1973, Centennial Park, Adelaide SA
South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1842-1906
"Walker Oscar Edwin (M) 27 April 1897 Bugle Ranges dist MtB par William John WALKER & Emily Ellen Brown b601p."
The following was published on Saturday 10th March 1973
WALKER Oscar Edwin (Johnny) - On March 9 at his home. Loved husband of the late Elizabeth and father of Clarrie (Mick), Max and Betty. Fond grandfather of Claire, Dennis and Barry. Great grandfather of Brooke and Rachel. R.I.P.
WALKER - The Friends of the late Mr. Oscar Edwin (Johnny) Walker of 63a Queen Street, Norwood, are respectfully informed that his Funeral will leave the parlor, 49 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, THIS DAY, Saturday after prayers at 10.30a.m. for the Centennial Park Cemetery. Car park available at the parlor.
Frank J. Siebert
49 Wakefield Street, Adelaide 23 5879 Elizabeth 55 6149
I have found a service record for OE Walker ("1914-1923") which may be the war service record for our Oscar Edwin - needs further investigation since his wife, Elizabeth gave birth to two children during this period. CW 30 May 2007
Oscar married Elizabeth Ann RODGERS on 25 Oct 1915 in St Rose Church, Kapunda, SA. (Elizabeth Ann RODGERS was born circa 1895 in Not Known and died on 26 Jan 1960 in Norwood, South Australia.)
South Australian Marriages - Index of Registrations 1842 - 1916
"WALKER Oscar Edward 20y S (f William WALKER) M 25 Oct 1915 RODGERS Elizabeth Anne 20y S (f William RODGERS) at St Rose Church Kapunda dist Kap b265 p333".
Oscar Edwin is recorded as Oscar Edward and according to the record of his birth is only 18 not 20. CW 1June 2007