Rosalie Walker and Edward Ernest Badcock
3-Rosalie Walker was born on 9 Oct 1893 in Spring Rises, Exton, died on 10 Nov 1974 at age 81, and was buried in Nov 1974 in General Cemetery, Westbury, Tasmania.
Rosalie married Edward Ernest Badcock, son of Frederick Ernest Arthur Badcock and Susanna Dando, on 23 Dec 1930 in Westbury, Tasmania. Edward was born on 5 Mar 1882 in Westbury, Tasmania, died on 19 Feb 1969 at age 86, and was buried in Feb 1969 in General Cemetery, Westbury, Tasmania. Edward served in the Boer War and the First World War.
They had two children:
- Wilbert Edward and
- Eric Thomas.
Rosalie like most other sisters lived and worked at home until her marriage. It was during this time that Edward Ernest Badcock, a Boer War and First World War veteran, was courting her younger sister Laura. When Laura died, Edward still continued to call at the Spring Rises home. He eventually married Rosalie who was then 37 years of age. They were married by the Reverend Phillip James at Westbury in December 1930.
Edward, Ted, as everyone called him had a traction engine, chaff cutter, threshing machine and bailer, and travelled around the Westbury district serving the needs of the farmers during harvest time. He and Rosalie lived all their married life in their home in Westbury and their only surviving child, son Wilbert, still lives there. A younger son, Eric Thomas, lived for only three days
4-Wilbert Edward Badcock was born on 3 Oct 1931.
4-Eric Thomas Badcock was born and died in 1933.