WHITTLE Ralph Sydney

Name Ralph Sydney WHITTLE
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1925
Died 2010
Birth/ Baptism Born 26 April 1925, Sydney, New South Wales
Parents Eric Norman and Annie Whittle (formerly Moorhouse)
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Corner St John Street & The Quadrant, Launceston.
Marriage/Spouse 28 May 1949, St Paul’s Church, Launceston, to Audrey Joy Chugg.
Other Enlisted in World War II, Royal Australia Air Force.

1946-1968: Employer, F & W Stewart, Launceston.

Approx. 1968: Commenced his own business, Charles Street, Launceston.

1970s: Relocated the business to the corner of The Quadrant and St John Street.

Sons Alan and Graeme followed in Ralph’s footsteps, Alan as a manufacturing jeweller and Graeme a watchmaker.

July 2016: Allan Whittle Manufacturing Jeweller, Launceston, closed business.

Death November 2010, St Luke’s Hospital, Launceston
TAHO: AD960/1/90 Will No. 40642 1960 [Annie Whittle].
Web: Ancestry: World War II Military Service Record 1939-1945, Service No. 428227; Australia Electoral Rolls 1963, 1972; Ryerson Index, Death 2010, 8 October 2016.
The Examiner (Launceston) 24 July 1922, 31 May 1949, 23 April 2016; Saturday Evening Express 11 June 1949.