Desmond Francis Colbert

(1917 - 10 August 1923)
     Desmond Francis Colbert was born in 1917 in Leongatha, Victoria. Another with the same name on the WWII records was born 8 June 1920 at Waverley, NSW. He was the son of Michael Joseph Colbert and Catherine Mary Bermingham.
     Desmond died of diptheria on 10 August 1923 in Korumburra, Victoria. His sisters Molly & Patricia were also hospitalized at the same time with diptheria, but survived.
The Age announced on 13 Aug 1923: COLBERT - On the 10th August. at Bridge-road, Korumburra, Desmond Francis, the darling only son of Michael and Cathrine Colbert. loving brother of Kathleen, Terese, Mary and Patricia, aged 6 years and eight months. R. I. P..