...do YOUR families link back to first South Australian wheat growers?
 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Eileen Mary SIMKIN

Eileen Mary SIMKIN

Female 1896 - 1974  (77 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Eileen Mary SIMKIN  [1
    Born 17 Oct 1896  Digby Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Feb 1974  Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-8942  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2021 

    Family Reuben George MATTHEWS, Pte-Reinforcements,   b. 27 Sep 1895, Apsley Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1986, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Children of marriage They had 5 children in 7 years. 
    Residence Surrey Hills Victoria 
    Children 
     1. Ella MATTHEWS
     2. Reuben MATTHEWS
     3. Unknown MATTHEWS  []
     4. Unknown MATTHEWS  []
     5. W M
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 16:41:28 
    Family ID F-2958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents

    Private MATTHEWS Reubin George WWI enlisted 5 Aug 1915 in Melbourne Victoria. Service nUmber 4249 RFTS. Pre war occupation was a State School Teacher. Disabled on discharge from 3 GSW (gunshot wounds) in legs, walking in a caliper with some shortness. Served in Egypt (Mar1916), France, Marseilles (Apr1916), England (Feb1916) on the field and during recuperation in military hospitals and Field Ambulance Unit (Jan1917) . Discharged after the war in 18 Jan 1919 on Ulysses to Australia. Medals image attached.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, ancestry.co.au with log in , 8 Feb Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      When Eileen Mary Simkin was born on 17 October 1896 in Digby, Victoria, her father, James, was 32, and her mother, Jane, was 31. She married Reuben George Matthews in 1921 in Victoria. They had seven children in 12 years. She died on 28 February 1974 in Victoria at the age of 77.

    2. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, ancestry.co.au with log in , 8 Feb 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      When Eileen Mary Simkin was born on 17 October 1896 in Digby, Victoria, her father, James, was 32, and her mother, Jane, was 31. She married Reuben George Matthews in 1921 in Victoria. They had seven children in 12 years. She died on 28 February 1974 in Apsley Victoria at the age of 77.