Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Mary Alice WARDAge: 8418791963

Name
Mary Alice WARD
Given names
Mary Alice
Surname
WARD
Married name
Mary Alice HENNESSY
Birth about 1879
Citation details: 16111/1879 WARD MARY ALICE WILLIAM SARAH MACLEAY RIVER
MarriageHerbert HENNESSYView this family
about 1899 (Age 20)
Citation details: 3575/1899 HENNESSY HERBERT WARD MARY A KEMPSEY
Birth of a daughter
#1
Agnes HENNESSY
about 1900 (Age 21)
Citation details: 22890/1900 HENNESSY AGNES HERBERT MARY A KEMPSEY
Birth of a son
#2
Thomas William ‘Willis’ HENNESSY
22 February 1913 (Age 34)
Citation details: Hennessy - Thomas William - Military Record
Death of a husbandHerbert HENNESSY
about 1926 (Age 47)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15429/1926 HENNESSY HERBERT THOMAS ISABELLA KEMPSEY
Marriage of a childAlexander J STEPHENSONAgnes HENNESSYView this family
about 1930 (Age 51)
Citation details: 16198/1930 STEPHENSON ALEXANDER J HENNESSY AGNES KEMPSEY
Death of a sonThomas William ‘Willis’ HENNESSY
18 March 194422:30 (Age 65)
Address: Approx. 40 Km. NNE of Saarbrucken, 60 Km. East of Luxembourg. ‘300 metres right of the main road from Baumholder to Berschweiler, on arable land in the vicinity of Fohren-Linden’
Cause: Killed in action - aircraft crash as a result of enemy action
Citation details: Hennessy - Thomas - Military Record
Note: Thomas as a Flight Sergeant, was a gunner in the Lancaster II bomber, number LL.640 targeting Frankf…
Burial of a sonThomas William ‘Willis’ HENNESSY
after 18 March 1944 (Age 65)
Cemetery: Thallichtenberg Jewish
Citation details: Hennessy - Thomas - Military Record
Note: The bodies of the crew members who lost their lives were recovered from the wreckage by the German a…
Personal Effects of son
Receipt of personal effects
after 12 May 1945 (Age 66)
Address: 120 River Street
Citation details: Hennessy - Thomas - Military Record
Note: Following the death of her son Thomas, who was killed in a bombing raid over Germany, his personal effects were handed to Mary.
Burial of a sonThomas William ‘Willis’ HENNESSY
after 10 May 1948 (Age 69)
Address: Plot 8, Row B, Grave 15
Cemetery: Rheinberg War
Note: After exhumation on 10 May 1948 the individual identity of the remains was established and re-interr…



Hennessy - Thomas Memorial location
Hennessy - Thomas Memorial location

Note: Location on the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.


Hennessy - Thomas William
Hennessy - Thomas William

Note: A portion of a letter written by the RAAF to Thomas' mother:

Residence 25 November 1948 (Age 69)
Address: 120 River Street
Citation details: Military Record of her son, Thomas
Death about 1963 (Age 84)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14271/1963 HENNESSY MARY ALICE WILLIAM SARAH KEMPSEY
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1878Macleay River, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
herself
Family with Herbert HENNESSY - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1899Kempsey, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Hennessy - Thomas WilliamThomas William ‘Willis’ HENNESSY
Birth: 22 February 1913 40 34West Kempsey, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 18 March 1944Fohren-Linden, Rhineland-Palatinate/Saarland Border, Germany

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 16111/1879 WARD MARY ALICE WILLIAM SARAH MACLEAY RIVER
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 3575/1899 HENNESSY HERBERT WARD MARY A KEMPSEY
Personal Effects of sonNational Archives of Australia
Citation details: Hennessy - Thomas - Military Record
ResidenceNational Archives of Australia
Citation details: Military Record of her son, Thomas
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14271/1963 HENNESSY MARY ALICE WILLIAM SARAH KEMPSEY
SourceMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 3575/1899 HENNESSY HERBERT WARD MARY A KEMPSEY
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Type: Other


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Type: Other