World War 1 Avenue of Honour (35 trees)
Booroopki, West Wimmera, Victoria, Australia

MAJOR, John Thomas Weir
Pte , AIF

Tree No 25, planted 28 August, 1918
Tree Planter: Mr A C ROBINSON

Pte J T W MAJOR appears to be John Thomas Weir MAJOR, a member of the following family group, who put up his age in order to enlist in WW1:

John MAJOR abt 1865-? & Mary Sarah FORSTER c1867-?

John MAJOR, born abt 1865, Mt Gambier, South Australia, son of John MAJOR and Mary Ann WEIR was married in 1900 to Mary Sarah FORSTER, born 1867, Miners Rest (near Ballarat), Victoria, daughter of Thomas Williams FORSTER and Emma CLEMENTS.

Their family appears to be:

  1. John Thomas Weir MAJOR, b. 1902 Goroke, Vic.
  2. Emma Evangeline MAJOR, (twin) b. 1903, d. 1903 Goroke, Vic.
  3. Hamilton William Clement MAJOR, (twin) b. 1903, d. 1903 Goroke, Vic.
  4. Leslie Forster MAJOR, b. 1904, Ballarat, Vic.

Compiled by :
Daryl Crabtree & Daryl Povey

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