Albert Henry James Ponting, 19021967 (aged 64 years)

Name
Albert Henry James /Ponting/
Given names
Albert Henry James
Surname
Ponting
Birth October 12, 1902 29 29
Birth of a sisterHilda (Helen) May Ponting
1908 (aged 5 years)
Address: BRISTOL Avon England Latitude: N51.450156 Longitude: W2.592087
Death of a motherFlora Georgine Rosa Close
January 16, 1930 (aged 27 years) Age: 56
Cause: Pulmonary tuberculosis, heart failure
Note: Buried Toowong 17 Jan 1930- Location 28-4-2

Buried Toowong 17 Jan 1930- Location 28-4-2

https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/

Burial of a motherFlora Georgine Rosa Close
January 17, 1930 (aged 27 years)
Cemetery: Toowong Cemetery
Note: The Brisbane Courier Friday 17 January 1930
Obit Flora
Obit Flora

Note: The Brisbane Courier Friday 16 January 1931
Occupation
Baker (unemployed)
April 2, 1941 (aged 38 years)
Source: NAA: B883, QX20776
Residence April 2, 1941 (aged 38 years)
Address: 35 Croydon Street Toowong Queensland
Source: NAA: B883, QX20776
Military
ADF QX20776
April 3, 1941 (aged 38 years)
Source: NAA: B883, QX20776
Note: Enlisted Brisbane. Was POW Thailand. Returned to S…

Enlisted Brisbane. Was POW Thailand. Returned to Sydney. Discharged 30/10/46 Redbank.

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There were 3 camps in Thailand. I don't know which one he was in but all were involved in the Burma/Thailand railway construction I believe.

Note: Prisoners of War - A H J Ponting

Prisoners of War - A H J Ponting Service number: QX20776 Rank: Private Unit: 3 Reserve Motor Transport Company Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945 Theatre of war: Java Casualty: Prisoner of War Location of camp: Thailand Source: Prisoner of War capture cards or letter

Note: http://books.historia.com.au/equal-to-the-task_v1-…

http://books.historia.com.au/equal-to-the-task_v1-raasc/e1-uh/e1-uh_2-3resmt.html

Article describing the actions of 3 Reserve Motor Transport Company, their capture and subsequent work in PoW camps.

PoW newspaper clipping
PoW newspaper clipping

Note: Courier Mail Saturday 13 October 1945
Marriage of a parentAlbert Henry PontingAlma Maria EdwardsView this family
October 13, 1945 (aged 43 years)
Note: Lutwyche Methodist Church
Wedding Albert and Mrs Edwards
Wedding Albert and Mrs Edwards

Note: THEY WED TO-DAY; 78 & 76 13/10/1945

THEY WED TO-DAY; 78 & 76 13/10/1945

They met for the first time just over two years ago. Mrs. Edwards revealed last night that her future husband's music attracted her to him. Mr. Ponting is organist at the Spiritual Church in Logan Road, South Brisbane. Mrs. Edwards met him there when she attended a service.

Three children of the bride, two daughters of the groom's, and some their 25 grandchildren will at tend the wedding at 4 p.m. to-day. Silver-haired Mrs. Edwards will wear a lilac frock and a spray of pansies on her shoulder. Fifty-year-old Mrs. L. Rickman will attend the bride, and Mrs. Edwards' son-in-law, Mr. Tom Harris, the groom.

In his flat at Windsor, Mr. Ponting last night smiled over his tea cup. 'No more tea I make my self,' he said. 'I think this will be a shock to my son when he returns from Thailand,' he added. Driver Albert Henry Ponting has been in a Siam prison camp for more than three years. He is now on his way home.

Albert and Alma
Albert and Alma

Note: Courier Mail Saturday 13 October 1945
Death of a fatherAlbert Henry Ponting
December 25, 1948 (aged 46 years)
Address: 113 Merivale Street, South Brisbane
Note: 1948 (Death Certificate Number Queensland 1948/B20…

1948 (Death Certificate Number Queensland 1948/B20160) Buried Toowong cemetery, 27-12-1948 - Location 29A-64-1

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Burial of a fatherAlbert Henry Ponting
December 27, 1948 (aged 46 years)
Cemetery: Toowong Cemetery
Note: Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland (Portion 28, Section 4, Grave Number 2)
Funeral Notice Albert
Funeral Notice Albert

Note: The Courier-Mail Monday 27 December 1948
Death January 15, 1967 (aged 64 years)
Family with parents
father
Albert Henry Ponting
18721948
Birth: December 14, 1872 30 31Bath, Somerset, ENG
Death: December 25, 1948Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
mother
Flora
18731930
Birth: 1873 33 35Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, ENG
Death: January 16, 1930Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
Marriage MarriageJune 1898ENG
18 months
elder sister
Dorothy Evelyn Curran
18991994
Birth: December 3, 1899 26 26Bristol, Avon, ENG
Death: January 13, 1994Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
3 years
himself
Albert Henry James Ponting in uniform c1941
19021967
Birth: October 12, 1902 29 29BRISTOL, AVON, ENG
Death: January 15, 1967Stanthorpe, Queensland, AUS
6 years
younger sister
Helen Stevens
1908
Birth: 1908 35 35BRISTOL, Avon, ENG
Death:
Father’s family with Alma Maria Edwards
father
Albert Henry Ponting
18721948
Birth: December 14, 1872 30 31Bath, Somerset, ENG
Death: December 25, 1948Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
step-mother
Thanks from Alma's Family
18681948
Birth: February 27, 1868Llandwrog, Caernarvon, WLS
Death: September 28, 1948Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
Religious marriage Religious marriageOctober 13, 1945Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
Military

Enlisted Brisbane. Was POW Thailand. Returned to Sydney. Discharged 30/10/46 Redbank.

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/NameSearch/Interface/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=4498091

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/DetailsReports/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=1925429

There were 3 camps in Thailand. I don't know which one he was in but all were involved in the Burma/Thailand railway construction I believe.

Military

Prisoners of War - A H J Ponting Service number: QX20776 Rank: Private Unit: 3 Reserve Motor Transport Company Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945 Theatre of war: Java Casualty: Prisoner of War Location of camp: Thailand Source: Prisoner of War capture cards or letter

Military

http://books.historia.com.au/equal-to-the-task_v1-raasc/e1-uh/e1-uh_2-3resmt.html

Article describing the actions of 3 Reserve Motor Transport Company, their capture and subsequent work in PoW camps.

Death
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Residence@NAA: B883, QX20776@
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