Charles Henry Oaten

#59, (22 February 1918-circa 1980)
FatherAlbert Edward Oaten (1888-2 May 1919)
MotherViolet Barbara Cheyne (11 Apr 1888-Sep 1962)
Charles Henry Oaten
     His common name was Charlie. NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Charles was born on Friday, 22 February 1918 at the Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill.1 He was the son of Albert Edward Oaten and Violet Barbara Cheyne.

His father died 2 May 1919 at the approximate age of 31. Charles was aged 1 when this happened. He gave his sister the bride away at the marriage of Violet Agnette Oaten and Harold John Neill on Saturday, 20 January 1940 at at St. John's Church of England in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell.2 He was a student at at Swinburne college in 1940.

He married Margaret Alice Hume, daughter of John Albert Hume and Alice Elizabeth Charlotte Eldridge, at All Saints on Saturday, 28 August 1943 at the Melbourne suburb of Kooyong. He was 25 and his wife Margaret was 23. Charles served in the Royal Australian Signals. He served as a warrant officer during the second world war. In his adulthood Charles made a living as an electrical engineer perhaps for Amalgamated Wireless Australia (AWA).3

His mother died September 1962 at the age of 74. Charles was aged 44 when this happened.

Charles died circa 1980.3

Child of Charles Henry Oaten and Margaret Alice Hume

Last Edited19 Aug 2013


1918Birththe Melbourne suburb of Clifton Hill1
1943Marriage at All Saints in the Melbourne suburb of Kooyong
c 1980Death3
ChartsOaten Family - descendants


  1. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1918 No.2114.
  2. [S336] The Argus, 1940 ''Maids In Pink Marquisette.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 22 January, p. 8, viewed 2 September, 2012,
  3. [S602] Barbara Nicholson,.