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John Winterbotham (#48166878)
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Bio Photo I'm 67 years young; an ex serviceman who served 12 years in the Australian Regular Army, with no overseas service, in the foodstuffs and stores section in the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC).
I live at Cleveland, in beautiful sunny Queensland in one the best and safest countries in the world - AUSTRALIA.
I research Queenslander's who served in Boer War/WW1/WW2 & Beyond.
Am have now got myself interested in Cemetery graves and have now completed the whole of Hemmant, Cleveland and Dunwich Cemeteries.If you are seeking a grave photo in Hemmant, Cleveland or Dunwich Cemetery then please request it and I'll send it to you.
Where I place a "Grave Unmarked" notice on the site it means the Grave has no Headstone. (Personally, I would love to see descendants place some kind of Headstone on their relative's grave to show they care. That is why I'm doing this, to show relatives where their descendants ARE buried. So please, show your relative they are loved by placing a plaque on their "Unmarked grave".
I now have the Dunwich Benelevent Asylum records which I am gradually placing on this site if they have died and were buried there. I have created a separate Grave for them. They range from 1866 - 1946. Do not hesitate to ask me to look up an Inmate if you believe he/she may have been sent to the Asylum and was Discharged or DIED. Redland City Council has a Dunwich Asylum Memorial Wall on Stradbroke Island for those who have DIED on the Island and have now no known grave. You can apply to the Council for a plaque to go onto the Wall. Proof of Internment is necessary so you can, with my permission, use the Admission Sheet on his FAG page or you can send me an email and I'll send one to you.
If you find or wish to query a person's name which could be spelt wrongly please let me know as I am dealing with material that could have the wrong details.
I'm here to help, so please do not hesitate to ask.

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RE: Thanks for Toowong Photos
It is my absolute pleasure, John! I love searching for the graves and have been trying to get through the large list of requests for Toowong. I am getting there :-) Am more than happy to help out whenever I can. Keep the requests coming!
Added by Katrina on Jun 19, 2017 4:02 AM
Sue Tanner
Deon L. Bryd
Hi John, I saw your post about him on Find A Grave FB site.
I have nothing new to add to his memorial but I do have an idea.
There is at least one FB group that is FindAGrave where there is a map of the United States and members are able to click on any person that lives nearby a city that you are interested in. For example, Philadelphia. PM them and maybe they can help you.
Try findagrave genealogy--FB.
The Admin is very helpful, ask her. You'll have to join, it's a closed group.
Fascinating that there is a Cleveland cemetery in Australia. Makes me wonder if there is some connection to Cleveland, Ohio.

Added by Sue Tanner on Jun 16, 2017 3:42 PM
Edward Twidale
Hi John, I've removed my photo request for Edward. I take it he was buried in the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum burial grounds and therefore I have marked him as being in an 'Unmarked Grave' for future reference.
Regards Gael
Added by Anonymous on Jun 13, 2017 2:24 PM
Edward Twidale
I thank you so much for finding that certificate of admission into the Asylum at Dunwich. It confirms the information that I received from the family. Also it gave Edward and Elizabeth's marriage date that I never had.
Most appreciated - Gael
Added by Anonymous on Jun 08, 2017 1:07 PM
RE: Douglas William Corkill
Got it. If you'd like to submit edits for the other data I will accept them right away.
Added by KBStewart on May 16, 2017 9:54 AM
RE: Douglas William Corkill
Can't find any memorials I created with the last name Corkill. Do you have a memorial number?
Added by KBStewart on May 15, 2017 9:52 PM
Emily Dymock Fyfe
thank you for adding this record- a long search for one of my gggfathers siblings in Somerset has ended in Australia
Added by Ff on May 09, 2017 10:51 AM
Maryann Martel
Joseph Wheatley

Thank-you so much for adding my 2 times great grandfather's cousin to Find A Grave. I have had some exciting revelations this week with my family. For ever it seems as if only my great great grandfather came to America but Joseph's brother Fred did come here in the 1920's but settled in California. I am working on getting all on I was wondering what the rules are in getting the info off of the death certificate or getting the actual death certificate? From his headstone he had a wife Fanny and children. Does or did Australia have censes records? Is it possible to track the kids and find out more on them, also whether or not if there are any descendants left down there that I can contact? I know no one in Australia. Can you help?
Added by Maryann Martel on Apr 21, 2017 2:07 PM
Alexandra Serong
Hi John,
a couple of weeks ago I photographed the entire Wondai cemetery and uploaded the photos. Unfortunately there wasn't one for Alexandra, she must not have a headstone yet.
Added by Michelle on Mar 31, 2017 9:49 PM
Karen Willard
Birth year for 155271120
Thank you for creating this record and posting the gravestone pictures. If you look quite carefully at the latter, you'll see that William Willard was born on 14 July not 4 July. This accords with the birth record which shows: Name: William Willard Birth Date: 14 Jul 1862 Father's name: James Willard Mother's name: Margaret Jones Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1862 Registration Place: Queensland Page Number: 15928 Registration Number: B001246

Thank you again for your work
Added by Karen Willard on Mar 29, 2017 12:28 PM
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