Donald Campbell Eatch

Donald Campbell Eatch

Male 1920 - 2013  (93 years)

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  • Name Donald Campbell Eatch 
    Born 1 Jan 1920  Stanhope Private Hospital, Alfred St, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 15 Feb 1920  St Thomas Anglican Church, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • St Thomas Anglican Church is located on the corner of Church and Mclaren Streets, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
    Baptism Certificate - Donald Campbell Eatch
    Baptism Certificate - Donald Campbell Eatch
    Donald Campbell Eatch was baptised 15th February 1926 at St Thomas Anglican Church North Sydney
    Gender Male 
    War Service 15 Dec 1941  Enlistment Citizens Military Forces Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Don was Enlisted in the Citizens Military Forces from from 15 December 1941 to 21 June 1942. 
    Donald Campbell Eatch - War Service World War II
    Donald Campbell Eatch - War Service World War II
    This photo was taken when Donald first joined up to fight in the World War II.
    Donald Campbell Eatch
    Donald Campbell Eatch
    Photo of Donald Campbell Eatch taken when first enlisted
    War Service 22 Jun 1942  Enlistment in the Australian Imperial Forces Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Don enlisted in the AIF from 22 June 1942 till 20 August 1947 
    Australian Military Forces Certificate of Discharge
    Australian Military Forces Certificate of Discharge
    Donald Campbell Eatch served in the Citizens Military Forces between 15 December 1941 to 21 June 1942 and the Austrialn Imperial Force 21 June 1942 to 20 August 1947
    Club Membership 1947  Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Don Joined the Chatswood RSL on discharge from the Army in 1947. He later transferred his membership to the Caringbah RSL and then to The Greenbank RSL upon moving to Queensland. Don was made a life member of the RSL in 1997 after 50 years continuous membership. He remained a member of the R.S.L. until his death in 2013. 
    Donald Campbell Eatch - RSL Membership
    Donald Campbell Eatch - RSL Membership
    Donald Campbell Eatch first Joined the R.S.L on discharge from the Army in 1947 and remained a member up until his death in 2013. He was made a life member in 1997 after 50years of continuous membership. Don First belonged to the Chatswood RSL and then the Caringbah RSL and finally after moving to Queensland he transferred his membership to the Greenbank RSL
    Cause of Death 28 Mar 2013  Churches of Christ, Clive Burdeu, Aged Care, Hillcrest, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause of Death:
    (a) Cardio Respiratory arrest;
    (b) Non ST elevation myocardial infarction
    (c) Bronchopneumonia 
    Cremation 08 April  Mt Thompson Crematorium & Memorial Gardens, Nursery Road, Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Donald Campbell Eatch was cremated on 8th April 2013 at the Mt Thompson Crematorium and Memorial Gardens, Nursery Road, Holland Park, Queensland, Australia 
    • Don was cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium and his ashes were given to his daughter Julie Rose Tucker (n. Eatch)
    Cremation Certificate - Donald Campbell Eatch
    Cremation Certificate - Donald Campbell Eatch
    Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Reference: CR197333, Certificate of Cremation, Donald Campbell Eatch was cremated at Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens on 8th April 2013
    Died 28 Mar 2013  Clive Burdeu, Church of Christ, Nursing Home, 46 Middle Rd, Hillcrest, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary - Courier Mail Newspaper Brisbane Queensland
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary - Courier Mail Newspaper Brisbane Queensland
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary was published in the Courier Mail Newspaper, Brisbane, Qld, Australia on Wednesday 03 Apr 2013
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary - The Sydney Morning Herald
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary - The Sydney Morning Herald
    Donald Campbell Eatch Obituary was published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 04 Apr 2013.
    Death Certificate Of Donald Campbell Eatch
    Death Certificate Of Donald Campbell Eatch
    Donald Campbell Eatch Death Certificate. Donald died 28 march 2013 at Churches of Christ, Clive Burdeu, Aged Care, Hillcrest, Qld, Australia
    Funeral 8 Apr 2013  Browns Plains Presbyterian Church, Browns Plains, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Donalds Funeral Service was held at the Browns Plains Presbyterian Church at 10:00am on Monday 08 Apr 2013. A piper lead the ceremony and Mr eric Cavanagh of the Returned Services League of Australia conducted the RSL Poppy Service. Eulogy were given by Mr Stephen Burnett and John Tucker (Son-in-law). 
    Order of Service - Donald Campbell Eatch Service
    Order of Service - Donald Campbell Eatch Service
    Order of Service for the Funeral of Donald Campbell Eatch
    Person ID I0065  Tucker Family Tree | Bottcher family tree, Campbell Family Tree, Duffield Family Tree, The Davis Family Branch, The descendants of Thomas Eatch
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2015 

    Father William Ernest Eatch,   b. 23 Feb 1876, Money Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1945, Home of Peace, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Ethel Elizabeth Campbell,   b. 1889, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1964, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1919  St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce Rose Butcher,   b. 23 Mar 1926, John St, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 2011, Pacific Heights Nursing Home, 406 Princess Highway, Sylvania, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1952  St Andrews, Presbyterian Church, 269 Forest Rd, Bexely, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Record of Wedding - Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Butcher
    Record of Wedding - Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Butcher
    A record of the wedding of Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Butcher
    Donald and Joyce Eatch - Wedding Photo
    Donald and Joyce Eatch - Wedding Photo
    Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Butcher, Photograph taken on their wedding day 08 November 1952.
    50th Wedding Anniversary 8 Nov 2002  Caringbah South, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Don and Joyce Eatch Celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on 08 Nov 2002. 
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - Governor General of Australia.
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - Governor General of Australia.
    Congratulations to Don and Joyce Eatch from the Governor General of Australia on their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - Prime Minister of Australia
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - Prime Minister of Australia
    Congratulations to Don & Joyce Eatch from the Prime Minister of Australia on their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - The Governor of New South Wales
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - The Governor of New South Wales
    Congratulations to Don & Joyce Eatch on their 50th Wedding Anniversary from the Governor of New South Wales.
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - The Premier of New South Wales
    Don & Joyce Eatch 50th Wedding Anniversary - The Premier of New South Wales
    Congratulations to Don & Joyce Eatch on their 50th Wedding Anniversary from the Premier of New South Wales.
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - Federal Member for Cook
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - Federal Member for Cook
    Congratulations to Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) on their 50th Wedding Anniversary from the Federal Member for Cook.
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - The State Member for Cronulla.
    Don & Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) 50th Wedding Anniversary - The State Member for Cronulla.
    Congratulations to Don & Joyce Eatch on their 50th Wedding Anniversary from the State Member for Cook.
    Children 
     1. S.J. Eatch
    +2. J.R. Eatch
    Last Modified 17 May 2013 
    Family ID F0019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1920 - Stanhope Private Hospital, Alfred St, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 15 Feb 1920 - St Thomas Anglican Church, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsClub Membership - Don Joined the Chatswood RSL on discharge from the Army in 1947. He later transferred his membership to the Caringbah RSL and then to The Greenbank RSL upon moving to Queensland. Don was made a life member of the RSL in 1997 after 50 years continuous membership. He remained a member of the R.S.L. until his death in 2013. - 1947 - Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1952 - St Andrews, Presbyterian Church, 269 Forest Rd, Bexely, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCause of Death - Cause of Death: (a) Cardio Respiratory arrest; (b) Non ST elevation myocardial infarction (c) Bronchopneumonia - 28 Mar 2013 - Churches of Christ, Clive Burdeu, Aged Care, Hillcrest, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremation - Donald Campbell Eatch was cremated on 8th April 2013 at the Mt Thompson Crematorium and Memorial Gardens, Nursery Road, Holland Park, Queensland, Australia - 08 April - Mt Thompson Crematorium & Memorial Gardens, Nursery Road, Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 2013 - Clive Burdeu, Church of Christ, Nursing Home, 46 Middle Rd, Hillcrest, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - Donalds Funeral Service was held at the Browns Plains Presbyterian Church at 10:00am on Monday 08 Apr 2013. A piper lead the ceremony and Mr eric Cavanagh of the Returned Services League of Australia conducted the RSL Poppy Service. Eulogy were given by Mr Stephen Burnett and John Tucker (Son-in-law). - 8 Apr 2013 - Browns Plains Presbyterian Church, Browns Plains, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    2nd Chatswood Scouts
    2nd Chatswood Scouts
    Donald Campbell Eatch front row first on the left
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    Donald Campbell Eatch - Japanese Occupation Forces 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch - Japanese Occupation Forces 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch, 1st left, outside his Radio Trailer Kure Japan 1946 -1947 - Japanese occupation force.
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanese Occupation forces 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanese Occupation forces 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch in front of his barracks at Kure Japan 1946 - 1947. Don is third from the left.
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanes Occupation Force 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanes Occupation Force 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch Kure Japan 1946 - 1947 Kure Japan.
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanese Occupation Force 1946 - 1947
    Donald Campbell Eatch Japanese Occupation Force 1946 - 1947
    Destroyed Japanese Heavy Anti Aircraft Gun, Donald Campbell Eatch is second from the left. Kure Japan 1946 - 1947.
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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Eatch (n.Butcher)
    Donald Campbell Eatch and Joyce Rose Eatch (n.Butcher)
    Don Eatch and wife Joyce Eatch (n. Butcher) sitting next to their wedding cake
    Donald Campbell Eatch - State of Origin - 2012
    Donald Campbell Eatch - State of Origin - 2012
    Don is dressed up in his Blues state of origin jumper ready to watch the state of origin rugby league match between New South Wales (Blues) and Queensland (Maroons). Photo was taken in 2012.
    Donald Campbell Eatch and Marjorie Elizabeth Grant
    Donald Campbell Eatch and Marjorie Elizabeth Grant
    Don and his cousin Marj

    Videos
    Interview with Donald Campbell Eatch
    Interview with Donald Campbell Eatch
    Col Elliott interviewed Donald Campbell Eatch, Anzac Day, 25 April 2011, at The Logan Diggers Club, Logan City, Queensland, Australia.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S91] Donald Campbell Eatch (Reliability: 2), 1 Jan 1920.
      I was born at Stanhope Private Hospital, Alfred St North Sydney New South Wales at 10:30pm on 01 Jan 1920.

    2. [S91] Donald Campbell Eatch (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S34] National Archives of Australia (Reliability: 3), 2010.
      Army Service record of Donald Campbell Eatch

    4. [S34] National Archives of Australia (Reliability: 2), 2010.
      Military Service Record - Army of Donald Campbell Eatch.

    5. [S91] Donald Campbell Eatch (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 2010.
      I joined the RSL on discharge from the army. I was a member of Chatswood and then when Caringbah was built I transferred my membership to there. Caringbah RSL made me a Life member in 1997 after I had been a member for 50 years.

    6. [S88] John Robert Tucker (Reliability: 2), 9 Apr 2013.
      When Dad came to live with us in 2011 he transferred his membership from the Caringbah RSL to the Greenbank RSL Club. They recognized and continued his Life Membership. Dad remained a member of the RSL until his death and was very proud of his Life Membership.

    7. [S24] Queensland Births Deaths & Marriages, Queensland Government (Reliability: 3), 9 Apr 2013.
      See attached copy of Queensland Death Certificate.

    8. [MT THOMPSON CREMATORIU] (Reliability: 3), 8 Apr 2013.
      see attached certificate of Cremation

    9. [S88] John Robert Tucker (Reliability: 3), 29 Mar 2013.
      My father-In-Law, Donald Campbell Eatch, passed on at 11:58pm on 28 Mar 2013 at Clive Burdeu, Church of Christ, Nursing Home, Middle Rd, Hillcrest, Queensland, Australia. His Daughter, Julie Rose Tucker (nee Eatch) (my wife) was with him when he took his final breath.
      Donald was the end of his line. He was the last person in Australia with the surname Eatch.

    10. [S88] John Robert Tucker, 08 April 2013.

    11. [S90] Joyce Rose Eatch (n. Butcher) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S89] Julie Rose Tucker (n. Eatch) (Reliability: 3), 8 Nov 2002.
      Mum and Dad Celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on 08th November 2002.
      See the attached letters of congratulations from The Australian Prime Minster, Premier of New South Wales, Governor General of Australia, Governor of New South Wales, Federal Member for Cook and State Member for Cronulla.


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