Sidney formally used the first name William between 1965 and 1991 and his children's birth certificates record their father as William Wilcox and their mother as Ilaina, the first name Catherine used at that time. Sid divorced Catherine 15 September 1990. Sid married Veronika Birken 2 August 1995. Sid divorced Veronika 11 March 2014
18/09/36 Sid born at home 50 McIntosh St., Gordon, Sydney, NSW,Australia to Jack & Bet Wilcox 1938c Family moved to Okinya, Darling Point, Sydney, NSW, Australia 1941 Started Kindergarten in Darling Point 1941 Japanese war. Father Jack joined the army. Jack bought “Cranagh” cnr Gladstone Rd. and Kurrawong St. in Leura, NSW Family moved to Leura and Sid attended Leura Preparatory Boys Primary School 1946 The family moved back to Okinya, Sydney 1947-1949 Primary School, Tudor House, Moss Vale, NSW 1950-1953 Secondary School, The Kings School, Parramatta, NSW. Completed HSC 1953 Sept. 1953 Okinya, Darling Point burnt down 1954 Attended Sydney University 2 1/2 years doing Engineering Coxed Sydney University Eight. 1954 in Perth, 1955 in Brisbane, 1956 in Melbourne 1955 77 days National Service 09/08/56 Sid's father Jack passed away in hospital with stomach cancer 24/09/56 Trainee Methods Engineer 1 ½ years (Production Studyman) 1956 Family moved to Jack & Bet's original home, 50 McIntosh St., Gordon. 1958 University of NSW, Industrial Engineering and work experience Bet bought 13 The Battlement, Castlecrag and the family moved there. 1959 Sid worked as a sales rep. with Accounting Systems 1959 Sid traveled to Moree and was Jackeroo on on a large NSW Sheep Station, “Wathagar' Moree, NSW 1960 Sid went to Melbourne and joined the Subud spiritual group 1960 Traveled through Central Australia and Northern Australia and was Jackeroo on medium sized mixed farm, “Balgammon”, Moree, NSW 1961 Sid traveled through NSW & Victoria and worked as a Farm Hand, Dookie Agricultural College Victoria 1963 Share-farming seed growing and potatoes at Noojee, Victoria and Sid bought a small property at Noojee. 1965 Sid changed his name to William Wilcox 15/03/66 Married Catherine who changed her name to Ilaina 21/01/67 Laura was born Moved to Elwood, Melbourne and then South Caulfield and worked in the garden at the School of Botany, Melbourne University 25/07/68 Robbie born Jul 1968 Worked as foreman at cosmetics factory, Arnold Laboratories Nov 1968 Moved to Sydney and worked as foreman at an Aerosol factory. 1969 Returned to Melbourne and then moved to South Australia 21/05/69 Got job at Chrysler Motor Co. in Work Study and Labour planning 24/12/69 Gillian born Bought house in Port Noarlunga, SA 22/07/72 Grant born June 1978 Chrysler's was in trouble worldwide and became an unpleasant workplace. Sid got a position at Ford Motor Co. in Melbourne, as Industrial Engineer Children started at Research Primary and Sid bought a house at Research, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria 1988 Separated from Catherine. Sid changed his name back to his birth name, Sidney John. Aug 1990 Divorce Decree Absolute 31/08/91 Retrenched from Fords Sept 1991 Went overseas to Sai Baba in India, then England and Europe returning to Australia at Xmas 1991 1992 On Unemployment Benefits, Did trip to N. Qld to to brother George Feb 1993 Working at Paramount Plastics Nov 1993 Working at YCHW Market Research 02/08/95 Married Veronika, living at Research, Victoria Aug 97 Sold Research house, moved to Bega. Sept 97 Bought 123 Black Range Road property July 2001 Trip with Veronika to Germany June 2002 Sold Black Range Road property June 2002 Renting in Tathra 19/07/02 Bought property in Worri Yallock, Victoria 22/08/02 Mother (Bet) died 17/02/03 Bought Wolumla House and sold Worri Yallock Aug 2010 Trip north to Mountain View, Murwillumbah Dec 2011 Sold Wolumla house and moved to Bimbimbie Retirement Village, Merimbula Aug 2012 To Townsville for Chamber music with Veronika 29/01/14 3 week camping trip 11/03/14 Divorce from Veronika final 17/06/14 Bimbimbie, previously Anglicare now bought out by RSL Lifecare
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