James Edward Growney

#857, (1884-28 April 1920)
FatherOwn Joseph Growney1 (c 1854-1924)
MotherMargaret Oakley2 (1841-1901)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
Last Edited21 Dec 2018
James Growney c1915
(Source: James' headstone
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James was born in 1884 at the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood.3 He was the son of Own Joseph Growney and Margaret Oakley.1,2

He married Catherine Oaten, daughter of Charles Henry Oaten and Catherine Carroll, in 1911 at Collingwood..4 James Edward Growney was a bootmaker in 1914.5 James and Catherine lived in 1914 at at 125 Rupert Street in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood.5 James was a private with the 60th Battalion in the Great War.6

James died on 28 April 1920 at Melbourne.6 His body was interred at Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery on 29 April 1920 at the Melbourne suburb of Coburg. He is buried in the Roman Catholic section, plot CO-RC*D***424, and is buried with his wife Catherine and her father Charles..7,6


Catherine Oaten (8 Aug 1889-13 Sep 1930)


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