The deceased's father, Carl (Charles) Raymond Fredrick von Rucks, as the family knew him to be, married Margaret Beatrice Walker in Perth in 1903. Their known children were: William Thomas born 1902; Helen Marion; Elsie Helena born in November 1904; Cyril Frederick born 1906. Elsie Helen or Helena died in Kookynie on 27 May 1905, aged about 6 months. She died of gastro enteritis and diarrhoea. Her story also appears in this website.