Glenn Edward Thistlethwaite

1930–2006 (Age 76)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of Glenn Edward

When Glenn Edward Thistlethwaite was born on 12 April 1930, in Queensland, Australia, his father, Louis Victor Thistlethwaite, was 32 and his mother, Gertrude Amelia Woods, was 32. He died on 17 November 2006, in Auchenflower, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 76, and was buried in Samford Village, Queensland, Australia.

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Louis Victor Thistlethwaite
Gertrude Amelia Woods
Beryl Salome Thistlethwaite
Cedric Elihu Thistlethwaite
Glenn Edward Thistlethwaite

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Age 10

Australia declares war on Italy.

Age 20

Australian troops sent to Korea.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Glenn Edward Thistlethwaite, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Glenn Edward Thistlethwaite, "BillionGraves Index"
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