Herman John Foss Duffield

Herman John Foss Duffield[1]

Male 1887 - 1944  (57 years)

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  • Name Herman John Foss Duffield  [2
    Born 1887  Kojonup, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Birth Registration - Herman John Foss Duffield
    Birth Registration - Herman John Foss Duffield
    Herman John Foss Duffield born 1887 Kojonup, Western Australia, Registration Number 1565, Registration year 1887.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1944  Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • On the 15 December 1944, Herman John Foss Duffield was found dead in the bush 20 Miles from Mullewa. He was previously reported missing. His body was badly decomposed and it was stated on his death certificate that he died about end of October or early November. The coroner found owing to the decomposed state of the body the precise nature of disease causing death could not be established - cause of death Natural causes. [4]
    Death Certificate of Herman John Foss Duffield
    Death Certificate of Herman John Foss Duffield
    Herman John Foss Duffield died 1944 about the end of October or Early November in the bush approximately 20 miles Northwest of Mullewa, Western Australia.
    Herman John Foss Duffield found Dead
    Herman John Foss Duffield found Dead
    The body of Herman Joh Foss Duffield was found 20 Miles from Mullewa on December 15. Duffield was previously reported missing.
    Reported Missing to Police 23 Nov 1944  Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Herman John Foss Duffield went missing after he left Mullewa for a farm about ten miles from the town, where he was to work, at the time of his disappearance no trace had been found of him, He was accompanied at the time by a Border Collie dog, and on the day of his disappearance the dog returned to the farm. An extensive search was conducted of the district both by the police and residents but no clue had be found to indicate what had happened to him or where he might be.
     
    Herman John Foss Duffield reported missing
    Herman John Foss Duffield reported missing
    Herman John Foss Duffield, a farm worker, was reported missing after he left Mullewa, Western Australia, for a farm about 10 miles from the town, where he worked and no trace was found of him. He was accompanied at the time by a Border Collie dog, and on the day of his disappearance the dog returned alone to the farm. An extensive search had been made of the district by both the police and residents, but no clue had been found to indicate what had happened to him or where he might be.
    Cause of Death 17 Dec 1944  Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Natural Causes (Owing to the decomposed state of the body the precise nature of disease causing death could not be established) - finding of Coroners Inquirey. 
    Buried 17 Dec 1944  Church of England Cemetery, Mullewa, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I11869  Tucker Family Tree | Duffield Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2015 

    Father Alfred Foss Duffield,   b. 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Hackett,   b. 1861, Newcastle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1903, Leederville, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F3767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine V McCarthy 
    Married 1908  Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Registration - Herman John Foss Duffield and Josephine V McCarthy.
    Marriage Registration - Herman John Foss Duffield and Josephine V McCarthy.
    Herman John Foss Duffield married Josephine V McCarthy 1908, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Registration Number 267, registration year 1908.
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F3787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1887 - Kojonup, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1908 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1944 - Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReported Missing to Police - Herman John Foss Duffield went missing after he left Mullewa for a farm about ten miles from the town, where he was to work, at the time of his disappearance no trace had been found of him, He was accompanied at the time by a Border Collie dog, and on the day of his disappearance the dog returned to the farm. An extensive search was conducted of the district both by the police and residents but no clue had be found to indicate what had happened to him or where he might be. - 23 Nov 1944 - Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCause of Death - Natural Causes (Owing to the decomposed state of the body the precise nature of disease causing death could not be established) - finding of Coroners Inquirey. - 17 Dec 1944 - Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Dec 1944 - Church of England Cemetery, Mullewa, Western Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Herman John Foss Duffield
    Herman John Foss Duffield
    This photo was ten in 1918

  • Sources 
    1. [S51] Duffields of Bicton 1776 - 1979 Vol 2, Oliver E Duffield, (Lutheran Publishing House), ISBN 0 9594692 0 6., 72 (Reliability: 2), 1979.

    2. [S51] Duffields of Bicton 1776 - 1979 Vol 2, Oliver E Duffield, (Lutheran Publishing House), ISBN 0 9594692 0 6., 72, 1979.

    3. [S21] W.A. Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Department of the Atorney General (Reliability: 3), 1887.
      See attached extract of Birth Registration for Herman John Foss Duffield.

    4. [S373] Death Certificate (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 1944.

    5. [S373] Death Certificate (Reliability: 3), 18 Dec 1944.
      See attached Death Certificate

    6. [S145] The West Australian Newspaper, 7 (Reliability: 3), 22 Dec 1944.
      Herman John Foss Duffield was found 20 miles from Mullewa on December 15. Duffield was previously reported missing.

    7. [S374] Geraldton Guardian and Express Newspaper, Western Australia, Australia, 2 (Reliability: 3), 13 Dec 1944.
      See attached newspaper clipping published in the Geraldton Guardian and Express newspaper, Wednesday 13 December 1944, page 2.

    8. [S373] Death Certificate (Reliability: 3), 18 Dec 1944.
      See attached death certificate.

    9. [S21] W.A. Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Department of the Atorney General (Reliability: 3), 1908.
      See attached Extract of Marriage Registration.


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