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Ernest John Greentree (1919 - 1932)

Ernest John "Ernie" Greentree
Born in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Died at about age 13 in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Ernest John Greentree was born in 1919 to Andrew Greentree and Ada (Turner) Greentree.[1]

Ernest drowned at the Dubbo Weir on Jan. 30, 1932.[2] [3]


  1. A source for this information is needed. NSW BDM stops at 31/12/1916.
  2. "Family Notices" The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW) Tueday, 31 Jan 1933, Page 3.|||dateFrom=1933-01-01|||dateTo=1933-12-31
  3. NSW Government: Justice Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Death Reg. No. 3356/1932 registered at Dubbo ( [on-line database; no image]).

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DUBBO, Wednesday,
Ernest John Greentree the 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Greentree, of Carrington-avenue Dubbo, was drowned in the local weir. The Coroner at the inquest expressed the opinion that a notice should be placed near the weir warning children of the danger of the currents.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842)
Thursday, 4 Feb 1932, Page 10
As the result of the sad drowning fatality at the weir on Saturday, the remains of Ernest John Greentree were interred in the Church of England portion of the cemetery on Sunday afternoon, the Rev. C. W. Leavers reading the burial service. The unfortunate lad was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Greentree, of Carrington Avenue, and was twelve years and eight, months old. The funeral was attended by numerous relatives, friends and sympathisers of the family, members the' the Druid Lodge, of which Mr. Greentree is a member, and a number of the victim's playmates. Over 50 wreaths, including one from the Dubbo Milling Company, where Mr. Greentree is employed, and one from the Lodge, were placed on the casket and grave.
The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW)
Tuesday 2 Feb 1932, Page 3

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