Elgin Thomas Colbert DCM

(3 October 1893 - 18 February 1960)
     Elgin Thomas Colbert DCM was born on 3 October 1893 in Merrigum, Victoria. He was the son of Edmond Colbert and Catherine MacRae.
     Elgin served as a Sergeant, 1st M.G Battalion between 1914 and 1918. His regimental no. was 394. He was described as of Myuna near Merrigum.
     Elgin was registered at Kyabram, on the between 1919 and 1924 electoral roll.
     Elgin Thomas Colbert DCM married Ann Binion in 1928 in Victoria.
     Elgin was registered at Shpparton, on the between 1931 and 1936 electoral roll.
     He served Army (V395309) from 18 April 1942 to 31 October 1945. As a Lieutenant, 22 Battalion. Elgin was a farmer.
     Elgin died on 18 February 1960 in Shepparton, Victoria, aged 66. He was buried in Shepparton.
     His will was proved on 20 June 1960.

Child of Elgin Thomas Colbert DCM and Ann Binion

Thomas Colbert

(circa 1835 - 4 September 1907)
     Thomas Colbert was born circa 1835 in Kilworth, Cork, Ireland. His sister was born in Kilworth, so this is assumed. He was the son of Denis Colbert (of Kilworth) and Bridget Ahern.
     Thomas Colbert married Johanna Baldwin before 1858.
     Thomas Colbert arrived per "Canton" before 1864 at South Australia. Which Thomas Colbert?.
     Thomas Colbert lived at Woodville, South Australia. He was listed in a directory dated between 1874 and 1907 as Thomas Colbert, storekeeper/grocer at 32 or 40 Somerset Street, Richmond, Victoria. Thomas was a grocer from 1874, in Richmond, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated 1875 as Thos. Colbert, general dealer at Melbourne, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated between 1900 and 1901 as Thomas Colbert, grocer at 40 Somerset Road, Richmond, Victoria.
     Thomas died on 4 September 1907 in Richmond, Victoria. In loving memory of Thomas Colbert, died 4 Sep 1907, age 72 yrs, also his beloved wife Johanna, died 30 Dec 1880 age 44 yrs, and their son
Edward, who died in infancy and his sister, Catherine Silk died 1 Feb 1904, age 71 yrs also their daughter, Mary Ann Gleeson, died at Richmond 3 Aug 1942, age 78 yrs
. He was buried on 6 September 1907 in Melbourne General Cemetery.
     His will was proved on 7 October 1907 at Victoria.

Children of Thomas Colbert and Johanna Baldwin

Johanna Baldwin

(1836 - 30 December 1880)
     Johanna Baldwin was born in 1836 in Cork, Ireland.
     Johanna Baldwin married Thomas Colbert, son of Denis Colbert (of Kilworth) and Bridget Ahern, before 1858.
     Johanna died on 30 December 1880 in Somerset St, Richmond, Victoria. She was buried on 1 January 1881 in Melbourne General Cemetery. Joanna Colbert aged 44, RC section F120.

Children of Johanna Baldwin and Thomas Colbert