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Cecil Horace Dwight 22/08/1908--22/02/1972

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Edwin Report 9 Sep 2013 02:59

Does anyone have information on Cecil's Wife Dora May b. 07/11/1910 i.e. when they were married her maiden name He came to Australia aboard S.S.Arawa 24/04/1926 via New Zealand any relevant dates of arrival etc I have been through electoral rolls and have not been able to find any anything.
Regards Eddie


Flip Report 9 Sep 2013 06:01

No sign of his wife when he returned to 2 Jeffreys place, Kentish Town for a 3 month visit in August 1955 (returned 1/11/1955) he was a farmer, travelling alone.


Penny Report 9 Sep 2013 09:03

Did they travel out together or marry in australia do you think?


rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 09:57

Name: Cecil Dwight, Occ. Machinist
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Birth Date: abt 1909
Departure Date: 24 Apr 1926
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: Wellington, New Zealand
Ship Name: Arawa
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Arawa' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Shaw Savill & Albion Co, Ltd
Official Number: 124461
Master: T W Jones

Address is 1 Jeffrey Street, , Kentish Town

No other Dwights travelling

A little further up the page is a Wm. Cass of 19 Jeffrey Street, Kentish Town who is a French Polisher, aged 17. Perhaps they were friends emigrating together.


rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 10:07

Name: Cecil Horace Dwight
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1931
State: Victoria
District: Ballaarat
Subdistrict: Warrenheip

On his own. occ. Chef

Name: Cecil Horace Dwight
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1937
State: Victoria
District: Corangamite
Subdistrict: Ararat

Occ. Gardener and with Doris May, occ. Cook

So looks like he married between 1931 and 1937.


rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 10:23

Name: Doris May Dwight, Home Duties
Gender: Female
Electoral Year: 1954
State: Victoria
District: Flinders
Subdistrict: Cranbourne

with Cecil, Farmer


Alemap Report 9 Sep 2013 10:39

Suggest you use

I searched on marriage Cecil Dwight between 1931 and 1937. There was one result.

You have to pay to proceed. :-)


Edwin Report 11 Sep 2013 00:35

To Cynthia and all the helpers,
A lot of the information posted I already have, but the post from Alemap could prove a big help I will contact online and hope that that could be the correct marriage. Thank you all for your response.
Regards Eddie :-)


Persephone Report 11 Sep 2013 07:21

His death notice and funeral notice are in the Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay) of 1972

DWIGHT Cecil Horace Death notice 20FEB1972 Death 63 at Maryborough, late of Torquay Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay) Published 21FEB1972

DWIGHT Cecil Horace Funeral notice 22FEB1972 Funeral late of Torquay Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay) Published 22FEB1972

There are several contact e-mail addresses for the newspaper and they may have a archive section and be able to check details given on these re family etc.



alviegal Report 11 Sep 2013 10:31

Have you seen this? From

Service Record
Service Australian Army
Service Number V380068
Date of Birth 25 Aug 1908
Place of Birth LONDON, ENGLAND
Date of Enlistment 6 Apr 1944
Locality on Enlistment DANDENONG, VIC
Place of Enlistment DANDENONG, VIC
Date of Discharge 9 Oct 1945
Rank Private
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No