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Introduction to George and Isabella

George, Isabella and Family
George and Isabella's Parents

Reminiscences from:

Shirley Skiller
Etta Tolhurst
Lyn Cosham
Robert John Studd
Marcia Nolan
Gwen Proudfoot

Alexander Studd (1905 - 1976)

Alexander (1905-1976) was the eighth child and fifth son of George William
and Johanna Studd.

He was born in the old Studd house on the property of his grandparents and
was enrolled at the local state school in February 1912.

He became a butcher, then from 1936-38 he had the Pyrenees Hotel in Lexton. From 1938-40 his wife Daisy was the licensee. On 25 /6/1940 he enlisted and was discharged 5/9/1945.

This photo of him, as a sergeant in the Australian Army Canteen Service, was taken in Noonamah, Northern Territory in 1944. He is with General Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander in Chief, Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific Area, who was inspecting facilities in the 12th Brigade area.


Source: Australian War Memorial Archives, Canberra
Avoca & District Historical Society