Name: Reginald Alberto STONEHAM
Birth: 24 JUL 1879 in 152 Madelino St, Carlton, Victoria 1
Death: 11 MAR 1942 in Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria
Burial: 12 MAR 1942 Spring Vale Cremertorium
Reginald died of a Coronary Occlusion that lasted hours. He lived for 46 years in Victoria, 10 years in South Australia and 3 years in New South Wales.
THE BULLETIN - March 18, 1942
Died suddenly in Melbourne the other day a man whose songs have been beefed out and warbled from a million suburban pianos and have had the international ether for a generation. He was Reginald Stoneham composer in the last war of "Heroes of the Dardanelles" and "The most beautiful girl in the world" and author in the last decade of numerous other patriotic and sentimental ballads. He was one of the first local broadcasters to sing his own songs at the piano.
THE AGE - Thursday March 12th, 1942
On March 11 (suddenly) Reginald A Stoneham dearly beloved husband of Adelaide and darling father of Val. Our Pal. STONEHAM. The funeral of the late Mr Reginald A Stoneham will leave his residence No 5 Rose St, St Kilda this day at 2.30pm for the Spring Vale Crematorium.
Father: William STONEHAM b: 19 NOV 1832 in Hobart, Tasmania c: 9 DEC 1832 in Hobart
Mother: Ellen WILSON b: 1847 in Geelong, Victoria
Adelaide Minnie LYONS b: in ?
in Adelaide, South Australia
- Val Augusta Elsa STONEHAM b: ABT 1903
- Title: Birth Certificate
Text: 2 Sep 1879