The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
William Warner JULIUS [720]
Sarah Jane ELLIS [721]
Thomas CLARKE [12021]
Mary GILLESPIE [12022]
Francis Henry JULIUS J P [740]
Irene Elizabeth Love CLARKE [741]

John Francis "Jack" JULIUS [748]


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1. Ailsa May Stella WARD [4988]

John Francis "Jack" JULIUS [748]

  • Born: 22 Jan 1917, Their Farmhouse At Cudgen
  • Marriage (1): Ailsa May Stella WARD [4988] on 11 Mar 1949 in St Marks Cudgen
  • Died: 30 Sep 1989, Pvt Hospital Tweed Heads aged 72
  • Buried: 3 Oct 1989, Murwillumbah N.S.W.

bullet   Cause of his death was emphysema.


bullet  General Notes:

John (Jack) attended Cudgen Primary School and the Murwillumbah High School ; he played Rugby League for Cudgen Headland Rugby League Football Club, and Old Boys Rugby League Club ; represented the Tweed in Football and was a surfer.

Joined the Light Horse in 1939 at Tweed Heads as a Trooper, then with 2 mates tried to sign up for the Navy, but by the time they were told if they were in or not, they had joined 2nd - lst Machine Gunners 6th Division. Wounded while loading a truck in Greece 1941, he was taken by ambulance to Crete and thence to Alexandria.

Mr. and Mrs. F, B, Julius, of Cudgen, have advised that their son, L/Cpl. Jack Julius, has been wounded in action,
Ref: The Border Star (Coolangatta, Qld.) Fri 30 May 1941.

John recovered to serve in the Middle East : Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Greece, Crete; and New Guinea : Port Moresby, Oro Bay, Borneo : Morotai, Balikpapan.
He was active in the community and was a :
Life Member Cudgen Headland Surf Life Saving Club.
First President Kingscliff Lions Club.
First President Kingscliff Nippers.
Has a Park named after him at Kingscliffe.
Army No. NX46405
Enlisted June 1940 - Discharged October 1945.

Jack and Ailsa were given their house on the farm at Cudgen as a wedding present by Francis his father.


Jack married Ailsa May Stella WARD [4988] [MRIN: 1727], daughter of William Frederick WARD [7370] and Kathleen MORIARTY [7371], on 11 Mar 1949 in St Marks Cudgen. (Ailsa May Stella WARD [4988] was born on 8 Feb 1922 in Bray St Murwillumbah and died on 16 Apr 1983 in Murwillumbah N.S.W..)

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