Alexander Edward Elrick
#1185, b. 16 November 1922, d. 21 January 1943
Alex in the BBC recording studios - London, England. 1942-11-08. From Cogers Inn off Fleet Street, in the heart of London, the BBC microphone carries messages from Australian servicemen to their families at home. The hostess Mrs Collinson and her daughter, who is affectionately known as "Evie", are standing at the back, while Lieutenant Bill Buddy, Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve (RANVR), of Wembley, WA, is being interviewed by H. H. Stewart who produces the programme "Anzacs Calling Home". Other participants in the programme are: Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Vin Jacoby, RAAF, of Riverton, SA; Corporal Charles Reardon, RAAF, of Hobart, Tas; Flying Officer Leonard Jefferies, RAAF, of Brisbane, Qld; LAC J. F. Lefoe, RAAF, Melbourne, Vic; LAC Jim Stephens, RAAF, of Subiaco, WA; Able Seaman Nelson Joseland, RANVR of King Island, Tas; Sergeant (Sgt) J. Conlon, RAAF, of Orange, NSW; Flight Lieutenant Frank Arthur, RAAF, of Campsie, NSW; Pilot Officer Alan Ritchie DFM, RAAF, of Lindfield, NSW; Sgt Ted Anderson, RAAF, of Melbourne, Vic; LAC A. E. Elrick, RAAF, of Hobart, Tas; Sgt Noel Eede, RAAF, of Innisfail, Qld.
- Father: Robert Tasman Grant Elrick b. 6 Dec 1897, d. 22 Nov 1976
- Mother: Lilian Ethel Marr b. 10 Oct 1894, d. 25 Feb 1929
- Relationship: 1st cousin 2 times removed of My granddaughter Madison :-D
- Birth: Alexander Edward Elrick was born on 16 November 1922 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.1
- Death of Mother: His mother Lilian Ethel Elrick died on 25 February 1929 in General Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.2
- Death: Alexander died on 21 January 1943 in England (Aged 20 years, 2 months and 5 days, worked back from recorded birth date).
- Aust War Memorial nominal, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/doc/contacts.asp
- Unknown author, South Reg cemetery trust fiche.
- Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury Monday 19 December 1938 page 11.