Albert Ernest Chittock1

#32052, b. 16 February 1895, d. 1956

Individual's Timeline

Birth Reg16 February 1895Albert Ernest Chittock2,1
Marriage1922Albert Ernest Chittock3,4
Death Reg1956Albert Ernest Chittock5

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Albert's birth was registered in the quarter ended on 16 February 1895 in the Rocky Lead, Near Rockbank registration district.2,1
  • Marriage: He married Muriel Lowe in 1922.3,4
  • Death Reg: Albert's death was registered in the quarter ended in 1956 in the Bentleigh registration district, aged 61. He died at his sister's house, 43 bent Street, Bentleigh. (His age calculates to 60 years).5

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Albert was a bank clerk in 1916, later a radio dealer, and later still a clerk.

Military Career

Records show that Albert Ernest Chittock served in the armed forces. Albert had previously been rejected by the Army as unfit due to a 'hammer toe'. He spent 3 years serving in the militia 1911-1913. He was working as a clerk, and he was unmarried. His father, Alfred Edwin, was living in 14 Porter Street, Prahran, Victoria.
* Albert's service number was 8061
* He was taken on strength 6th April 1918 (having landed in Calais only 3 days earlier), and was wounded in action 24th April 1918, suffering a gunshot wound to the neck. He rejoined his unit on the 23rd August 1918.
* On 13th September 1918, he was again wounded in action. This time he was gassed. He was admitted to the Exeter War Hospital suffering from Gas Poisoning. He was discharged 18th September 1918
* In 1924, Albert signed for his war medals.
I have his attestation papers.

Voter Enrolements

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Enlisted in the Australian Army in Kalgoorlie.
  • Research note 02: Voting enrolments in Citation.8
  • Research note 03: Married to Muriel nee LOWE. She died in Coburg 1949 at the age of 54. Her parents were Charles Matthew LOWE and Alia Eliz GAZZARD.9

Child of Albert Ernest Chittock and Muriel Lowe

  • Margaret Chittock3


  1. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CHITTOCK
    Given Names: Albt Ernt
    Event: B
    Sex: M
    Spouse Surname/Father: Alf Edwin
    Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Annie SHALLESS
    Age Code:
    Birth Place: ROCKY LEAD
    Death Place:
    Year: 1895
    Reg. Number: 6748.
  2. LD, 2010, ALBERT ERNEST CHITTOCK was born 16 February 1895 in Rocky Lead, near Rockbank, Victoria, and died 21 April 1956 in Bentleigh, Victoria. He married MURIEL LOWE 9 August 1922 in Holy Trinity, Stawell, Victoria #7249, daughter of REV LOWE and ALICE GAZZARD. She was born 5 May 1895 in Clunes, Victoria, and died 5 August 1949 in Canterbury, Victoria.

    Burial: 24 April 1956, Springvale Cem, Grevillea, Garden J2, Bed 2, Rose 46

    More About MURIEL LOWE:
    Burial: 8 August 1949, Springvale Cem, Grevillea, Garden J2, Bed 2, Rose 46
    MARGARET (MARNIE)5 CHITTOCK, b. 14 December 1930.
  3. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 23 Apr 1956 Page 12

    CHITTOCK. - On April 21, at
    his sister's residence, 45 Bent street.
    Bentleigh. Albert Ernest, husband
    of the late Muriel, dearly loved
    . father of Margaret (Mrs. A. Wil
    kins), beloved brother of Elsie,
    Ida, Florence, and Alf, father-in
    law, of Alan. -At rest.
    CHITTOCK. - On.April 21, at
    the residence of his sister, Mrs.
    J. Hunt, 45 Bent street, Bentleigh,
    Albert Ernest, loving father of
    Margaret, father-in-law of Alan,
    grandfather of Jan and Christo
  4. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      Albert Ern
    Last name      Chittock
    Sex      Male
    Marriage year      1922
    Spouse's first name(s)      Muriel
    Spouse's last name      Lowe
    State      Victoria
    Country      Australia
    Registration number      7249
    Record set      Victoria Marriages 1836-1942
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Marriages & divorces
    Collections from      Australia & New Zealand.
  5. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CHITTOCK
    Given Names: Albert Ernest
    Father: Alfred Edwar
    Mother: Annie SHALLES
    Death Place: BENT
    Age: 61
    Age Code:
    Year: 1956
    Reg Number: 3991
    Event: D.
  6. Website ( "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 Record for Albert Ernest Chittock."
  7. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online
  8. Website ( "1916      Western Australia      Kalgoorlie      Kalgoorlie      
    1916      Western Australia      Swan      Nelson      
    1919      Victoria      Fawkner      Prahran      
    1924      Victoria      Balaclava      Elsternwick      
    1931      Victoria      Balaclava      Elsternwick      
    1936      Victoria      Kooyong      Camberwell North      
    1937      Victoria      Kooyong      Camberwell North      
    1943      Victoria      Kooyong      Camberwell North      
    1949      Victoria      Kooyong      Deepdene 1954      Victoria      Kooyong      Deepdene."
  9. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 23 September 1922 Page 17

    CHITTOCK-LOWE. —On the 9th August, 1922. at Holy Trinity Church, Stawell, by the Dean of Ballarat, Albert E. , elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Chittock. "Karitani," Pt. Nepean road. Elsternwick, to Muriel, second daughter of Canon and Mrs. Lowe, "The Vicarage," Stawell.