Edward Stanley Elrick

#1181, b. 15 November 1899, d. 27 July 1967

The winning Tasmanian crew - seated as follows: E. Elrick (bow) 11.6; 2, D. Haywood 12.6; 3, W. Hull 11.2; 4, G. Richardson 12.8; 5, J. A. Ingliss 13.6; 6, A Filbee 12.0; 7, L. R. Smith 11.2; stroke, J. L. Hallam 12.1; cox, A Griggs 8.0.

Individual's Timeline

Birth15 November 1899Edward Stanley Elrick1
Death of Father10 April 1909John Alexander Elrick
Marriage15 July 1928Edward Stanley Elrick2
Death of MotherFebruary 1940Martha Elrick
Death27 July 1967Edward Stanley Elrick

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Edward was an engineer.
Some aspects of Edward Stanley Elrick's life. Edward was one of the crew of the Tasmanian 8 who won the Kings Cup in Brisbane on 8th May 1926.

Some aspects of Edward Stanley Elrick's life. Edward was a champion rower in Hobart. In 1922 he was competing in scull and in Junior eights for Sandy Bay Rowing Club. In 1925 he was a member of the last Tasmanian eight to win the Kings Cup. I have sent an email to Sandy Bay Rowing Club, who confirm they have a photograph and also an inscribed oar. I have a PDF of the Hobart Mercury for 10th May 1926.
Brushes with the LAW

Ted was charged with larceny. He was said to be a schoolboy in the entry that appeared in the Tasmanian Police Gazette.

Voter Enrolements


  • 1942, serving as a Lance Corporal in Tasmania3

Children of Edward Stanley Elrick and Thyra Mavis Walpole


  1. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 1899/296.
  2. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: WALPOLE
    Given Names: Thyra Mavis
    Event: M
    Father/Spouse Surname: ELRICK
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Edward Stanley
    Date: 1928-07-15
    Sex: F
    Registration Year: 1928
    Registration Number: 248.
  3. Aust War Memorial nominal, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/doc/contacts.asp, Name ELRICK, EDWARD STANLEY
    Service Australian Army
    Service Number T26541
    Date of Birth 15 Nov 1899
    Place of Birth HOBART, TAS
    Date of Enlistment 15 Apr 1942
    Locality on Enlistment SANDY BAY, TAS
    Place of Enlistment HOBART, TAS
    Next of Kin ELRICK, THYRA
    Date of Discharge 15 Nov 1945
    Rank Lance Corporal
    Posting at Discharge VDC H Q HBT AA BTY
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry None
    Prisoner of War No.