Edmund Garnet Bonney
Edmund Garnet Bonney (1883 - 1959), by unknown photographer, c1948, courtesy of National Library of Australia. nla.pic-an23259784. .Image Details
BONNEY, EDMUND GARNET (1883-1959), journalist and public servant, was born on 24 November 1883 at Paddington, Sydney, son of William Henry Bonney, a draftsman from New York, and his wife Annie Maria, née Cooper, a Sydneysider. William died in Edmund's early childhood and Annie remarried. Educated at a public school at Newcastle, Edmund moved with his family to Wyalong, then Coonamble, engaging in a variety of bush jobs; he later went to sea. He was employed as a compositor at Dunedin, New Zealand, when he married 18-year-old Elizabeth Julia Johnson on 9 July 1907 in the local registrar's office; they were to have two children before being divorced in 1928.
Taking up journalism at Grafton, New South Wales, at the age of 26, Bonney worked for the Sydney Morning ...Read more at the source website