Walter Ellis Bruce

1887–25 December 1964 (Age 77)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Walter Ellis

When Walter Ellis Bruce was born in 1887, in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Duncan Bruce, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Reineker, was 23. He died on 25 December 1964, in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William Duncan Bruce
1867–1936
Elizabeth Reineker
1864–1902
Walter Ellis Bruce
1887–1964
William Duncan Bruce
1889–
Claude Bruce
1893–1893
George Edward Bruce
1896–1929

Parents and Siblings

    William Duncan Bruce

    Male1867–1936Male

    Elizabeth Reineker

    Female1864–1902Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1887–1964Male

    William Duncan Bruce

    Male1889–Male

    Claude Bruce

    Male1893–1893Male

    George Edward Bruce

    Male1896–1929Male

World Events (8)

1892

Age 5

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 14

First Federal election.
1911

Age 24

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

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

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