Laurence Henry HIBBARD
Late of Wentworth Falls, NSW
godfather to Paul WINFIELD # 14540
Laurence may have been related to Sergeant W. J. HIBBARD who worked at Kogarah Police Stn 1925 – 1931
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Awards: No Find on Australian Honours system
Born: Thursday 22 March 1917 at Mascot, NSW
Died on: Saturday 3 August 1957
Age: 40 years, 4 months, 12 days
Cause: Possibly Cancer ?
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Buried at: Wentworth Falls Cemetery, Mitchell St, Wentworth Falls, NSW
Independent Portion, Row 01, Plot 13
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Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( January 2021 )
LAURENCE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO
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Born to Charles William Hibbard and Elizabeth Hibbard ( nee Johnson )
Laurence married Jean Hatton in April 1942 at age 24.
They had one child.
Restitution Orders were made in the above suit.
Laurence then married Catherine? MacDonald in 1951 at age 34.
They had two children. ( Sandea & Susan )
St George Call (Kogarah, NSW : 1904 – 1957),
Friday 24 April 1942, page 3
CRONULLA SURF L.S. CLUB.
Club members in congratulating our candidate for the Princess of the Pacific Quest. Miss Jean Hatton on her marriage to Mr. Laurence Hibbard. Members of the Club Committee attended the ceremony.
Propeller (Hurstville, NSW : 1911 – 1954),
Thursday 7 May 1942, page 3
“PRINCESS OF THE PACIFIC.”
Miss Jean Hatton’s Success.
In the “Princess of the Pacific” contest, conducted by Associated News papers Ltd., on behalf of metropolitan hospitals, Miss Jean Hatton, now Mrs. L. Hibbard, the well-known Bexley singer, proved to be the winner.
She represented the Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club and the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and topped the poll with 323,611 penny votes, representing £1,369/4/3.
Many other surf clubs were represented in the competition.
The first prize for the winning club was £100, and for the “princess” £50.
Miss Hatton first became popular by winning many local eisteddfod prizes and later became a well-known radio, stage, and film singer.
About a month ago she married Mr. Laurence Hibbard, and now lives at Balgowlah.
The second place was secured by Miss Nancy Blackmore (North Narrabeen ).
Mrs. Jean Sebire, representing the North Cronulla Surf Club and the St. George District Hospital, was third, polling 97,631 votes, valued at £406/15/11.
The third prize for the North Cronulla Club was £30, and for their candidate £15.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.