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Letter to Dad 22/2/1918
10th Training Battalion Forant 22-2-1918 Dear Dad, Received several letters from home by this mail. One from yourself; one from Phem, one from Agg and one from Jan. Well! I suppose by the time you receive this I shall be packing up for France as my tour of duty here as Bombing instructor finishes on the 1st of April. However I have been very fortunate in having six months experience in England....
Letter to Dad
No201 Warrant Officer Addison D. McG. A Company 38th Battalion 10th Infantry Brigade A.I.F. 29/8/1916 Dear Dad, Its about time I dropped you a line so here goes. You must make allowance for any bad grammar o spelling as I haven’t time to clean my teeth. If you have all received the letters and cards that I have sent you will know of our trip over also of the Court-martial. In one way the...
Australian Portable Diary 1916 n. 24 D. McGaw Addison 201 C.S.M. A Company 38th Battalion 10th Infantry Bd A.I.F. JANUARY 4th Tuesday: Enlisted Town Hall Melb. 17th Monday: Went into Camp Royal Park APRIL 26th Wednesday: promoted to C.S. Major MAY (written across 8th,9th, and 10th) Round the world what Oh! Don (looks like a piece of wattle pressed on this page) 20th Saturday: visited...
Percy Edward Johnson
Percy is state as Percy Evans Johnson on his birth certificate. Percy died 27 Jan 1975 and is buried at Mt Gravatt cemetery in Brisbane with his second wife Ivy. View details for Johnson, Percy Edward
Cyril Alexander Johnson
Cyril died 4 april 1965 View details for Johnson, Cyril Alexander
Vincent Edward Morton
My name is Carolyne Joy Morton. I was named after my Great Grandmother Caroline Joy Morton, who was Vincent Morton’s mother. Vincent was my father and Bernard Francis Morton’s uncle. Vincents brother George, was my Grandfather. I have one living uncle, William Francis Morton, currently residing in Melbourne who I believe to be Vincents current living relative. My dad’s other...
Harry lost his brother Percy in France. He returned to Crossover and married Jean Margaret GUNN. They had 5 children; Jean, Ralph, Dorothy, Ronald and Elizabeth who was premature and died soon after birth. View details for Milner, Harry
David Hudson Bowyer
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Arthur Thomas Herbert Roberts
Arthur T.H. Roberts was born in Surry Hills a very poor inner suburb of Sydney. Born in 1898, his family eventually moved to the Eastern beach suburb of Long Bay (now known as Malabar) in 1911. This is where Grandad spent the rest of his life. After the war, he set off on his own to the south coast of NSW, where he caught and sold fish. I believe he needed some time to heal after the ordeal of...
William Edward Everson
Cousin of my grandmother (will add more at later date) View details for Everson, William Edward
William Edward Everson
Cousin of my grandmother View details for Everson, William Edward
William Ernest Wrigglesworth
William was my Grandfather. I never knew him but I know he was 44 years old when he enlisted in the first AIF and served in France from 1915 to 1918. He served with the 6th Infantry battalion, 1st AIF. Williams Wife was Flora Louise Wrigglesworth nee Greaves. My mother Edith was his daughter. She married Vernon Gardiner and had two brothers, Dick, Arnold and I think three sisters.Edith and Vernon...
Thomas Leslie Chapman
Thomas Leslie Chapman (known as Les) was born 28 May 1881 in Sydney, NSW. He was a bachelor and lived at Leichhardt with his sister Gertrude, and later their mother Louisa Mary Chapman (nee Sutherland) Following the death of his mother Louis Mary Chapman in 1934, Les entered the Returned Soldiers Home on Bare Island, La Perouse. He died in 1955. View details for Chapman, Thomas Leslie
John was born in Hamilton Lanarkshire SCT on 16 Nov 1881. During his service in France in 1917 he was wounded by shrapnel from a high explosive shell. A fragment of the shell passed through both of John’s thighs about one inch above the knees causing a furrowed wound in each thigh’s anterior surface. He was repatriated to England for medical treatment to repair an artery and remove...
Malcolm William Spalding
Malcolm Spalding died 1 May 1972 View details for Spalding, Malcolm
Andrew Spalding returned to Australia and in 1918 married Ellen Aileen JOYCE. He died on 20 September 1947 at Yaralla Hospital Concord NSW and was buried on 23 September 1947 in the Presbyterian section of Field of Mars cemetery, Ryde View details for Spalding, Andrew
William Henry FLETCHER (MM and Bar) died 25/10/1951, age 58, and is buried in the Box Hill Cemetery, Victoria. View details for Fletcher, William Henry
Charles Arthur GATES died 24/7/1937, age 58, and is buried with his wife Irene in the Box Hill Cemetery, Victoria. View details for Gates, Charles Arthur
James Henry Todkill
James Henry Todkill was the younger brother of my great grandmother Ellen Emerton nee Todkill. Despite attempts by both his father Samuel and mother Elizabeth no personal effects nor was his body ever located. We have copies of letters sent by his parents and the replies from the Army indicating this. Recently we found a record of exactly what happened to James Henry Todkill in an Australian Red...
Jens Marius NIELSEN
Enlist. No. 5154 – His correct name is Jens Marius Nielsen not Jens Marcus Nielsen. He died at his home 21 Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay, Qld. 3 January 1967 and is buried with his wife Ethel May (nee Brown) at Polson Cemetery, Hervey Bay. The inscription: 5154 1st A.I.F. Jens Marius Nielsen Died 3 January 1967 In God’s Care View details for Nielsen, Jens Marcus
George Sinclair SCOUGALL
Enlist. No. 3181 George Sinclair Scougall died at his home at Scarness, Hervey Qld 31 December 1945 and was buried at Polson Cemetery, Hervey Bay. The inscription: 3181 Sapper G.S. SCOUGALL 14th Field Coy. Engineers 31 December 1945 Age 65 His Duty Nobly Done View details for Scougall, George Sinclair