NameCharles Newton Tilney, SN 2894, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 3 April 1892, Woodford (Qld.)
Date of Death: 31 October 1951, Queensland
Buried: Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland
Charles Newton Tilney was the third son of Robert Reuben Tilney and Elizabeth Anne Woods who lived in Woodford, Queensland. His grandparents, Ambrose Tilney and Martha Whittred, were one of the early pioneer families to settle in Woodford. Charles was single, working as a yardman and living at Nundah with his parents when he enlisted in October 1916. On 4 October 1918 Charles was buried three times in one day due to shell explosions and as a result suffered shell shock. He married Maude Pearl Warner on 5 June 1920 and they settled in Greenslopes, Queensland, then moved to Cribb Island, Queensland.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia- NAA: B2455, TILNEY CHARLES NEWTONLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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