Thomas Herbert Heylen

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Thomas Herbert Heylen
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Plaque Information
Date of Birth 26 October 1881
Age at Death 86 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of Thomas Herbert Heylen Born 1881 Died 27/08/1967 Aged 86 Years

Early Life

Thomas was born on 26 October 1881 in Adelaide South Australia. His parents were Joseph Heylen and Amelia Heylen (nee Cavanagh)


Thomas married Emily Heylennee Donkin on 8 January 1913 in Durban/Natal South Africa.


According to emigration records Thomas left Cape Town South Africa on 17 August 1920 and returned to Victoria. On 26 June 1957 Thomas left Durban South Africa and returned to Fremantle Western Australia. The ship being "Southern Cross".


According to Trove records in 1920 Thomas was a Train Driver. In 1943 his occupation was a Truck Driver.

Electoral Roll

According to the electoral roll in 1938 and 1943 Thomas lived at 103 Wotton Street, Wiluna where he was a shopkeeper. In 1958 he moved to Karragullen.


Thomas died on 27 August 1967 at the age of 86.