Neil Walter FLOWERS 1870-1951 and Hannah Maria 'Bessie' GUTHRIDGE 1872-1957

Coleraine & Merino, Victoria, Australia

Neil Walter FLOWERS b. 1870 Beaufort, Victoria, son of Walter FLOWERS and Ann MORRISON was married in 1891 at ___, Victoria to Hannah Maria 'Bessie' GUTHRIDGE, b. 1872, Coleraine, Victoria, daughter of Richard Charles GUTHRIDGE and Elizabeth PITTS. Neil & Bessie FLOWERS are both buried in the Merino Cemetery.

Neil Walter FLOWERS and Hannah Maria 'Bessie' GUTHRIDGE had the following known family....

  1. Gracie Annie FLOWERS, b. 1890, Branxholme, Vic, m. Robert Lowe HUTTON
  2. Arthur FLOWERS, b. 1893, Coleraine, Vic, m. ...........?
    • enlisted WW1, 2 Mar 1915, Hamilton, Vic,
    • served as Dvr 2360, 60th & 58th Battalion, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
    • RTA 21 Mar 1919
    • enlisted in WW2
    • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
    • Named on Merino War Memorial
    • Paschendale Soldier Settler
  3. Emily Eliza FLOWERS, b. 1895, Coleraine, Vic, ............?
  4. Kenneth Walter FLOWERS, b. 1896, Coleraine, Vic, m. .............?
    • enlisted WW1, 16 Sep 1916, Melbourne, Vic,
    • served as Pte 6755, 6th Battalion, AIF
    • RTA 12 Dec 1919
    • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
    • Named on Merino War Memorial
  5. Edith Irene FLOWERS, b. 1900, Coleraine, Vic, m. Thomas Michael McCORMICK
  6. Henry William FLOWERS, b. 1903, Coleraine, Vic, m. .............?
    • enlisted WW2, 20 Apr 1942, Caulfield, Vic,
    • served as Pte VX79323, 20th Aust Motor Regiment
  7. Albert Keith FLOWERS, b. 1909, Coleraine, Vic, m. ..............?
    • enlisted WW2, 28 Jun 1940, Caulfield, Vic,
    • served as Pte VX42822, 2/2 Aust Field Workshop
  8. John Geoffrey FLOWERS, b. 1912, Merino, Vic, m. ..............?
    • enlisted WW2, 14 Nov 1939, Warrnambool, Vic,
    • served as Sgt VX6739, 2/6th Infantry Battalion
    • Prisoner of War

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