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Service Personnel from Maffra Shire
World War I


This list is a work in progress, listing all men and women who served in World War I who were known to have a connection with the former Shire of Maffra.

Two of the Memorials, in the Maffra Library, are shown HERE

It should in no way be considered complete, and additions and corrections should be forwarded to kapana@netspace.net.au

Further details of service personnel can be found in the Australian War Memorial databases.


The list uses a number of codes to show the sources of information and honour roll or war memorial listings.

References to Shelton refer to the Maffra RSL rooms.

References to Gillio’s Gate are to a history of the Briagolong RSL.

References to the Nominal Roll are to the Nominal Roll of Australian Service Personnel in World War I (microfiche)


Codes

1. On the list of those who did not return in Maffra Spectator 2.9.1918 (and thereafter) Honour Roll. A similar, framed version of this roll is located at Shelton.

2. On list of those serving in Maffra Spectator 2.9.1918 (and thereafter) Honour Roll. A similar, framed version of this roll is located at Shelton.

3. On the Honour Roll of those who did not return in Maffra Library (former Maffra RSL rooms). This list purports to be a full listing for the Maffra Shire, but is not.

4. Listed as fallen in History of the Shire of Maffra by Doris Kemp.

5. On Briagolong War memorial.

6. On `killed in action' section Briagolong War Memorial.

7. On Briagolong Mechanics' Institute Honour Roll.

8. On Glenmaggie Mechanics' Institute Honour Roll.

9. On Boisdale Hall Honour Roll (* means did not return).

10 On St John's Anglican Church Maffra Honour Roll (* means with a cross).

11. Maffra Presbyterian Church Honour Roll (* means did not return).

12 The All-Australian Memorial Victorian Edn 1917. Gives names, initials, place of birth and date of death.

13 Heyfield War Memorial - who nobly fell.

14 Maffra Primary School Honour Roll - complete roll.

14A On first Maffra Primary School Honor Roll, dated 24 May 1915 - held at Shelton.

14B On second Maffra Primary School Honor Roll, dated 24 May 1916 - held at Shelton.

15 Tinamba Hall Honour Roll.

16 Name plates from the trees in the Avenue of Honour in the Maffra-Sale Road, Maffra. These are mounted on a board at Shelton.

17 'Gippsland's Great War Nurses" by John Pearson in Gippsland Heritage Journal no.16
pp10 - 23


Abbreviations

AAMC    Australian Army medical Corps
Batt    Battalion
Bdr    Bombadier
Coy    Company
DOW    Died of Wounds
DSO    Distringuished Service Order
enl    enlisted
Gnr    Gunner
KIA    Killed in Action
LH    Light Horse
MC    Military Cross
MM    Military Medal
Pvt    Private
RAAFC    Royal Australian Air Flying Corps
RTA    Returned to Australia
VC    Victoria Cross

 

Names

Abernathy, Arthur Pvt 1326 14 Batt 15.10.14 KIA 2.5.15 #1 #3 #4 #12 Born Maffra. Listed #12 as KIA 25.5.15

Adams, J. #2 #9

Ainley, G.G. #2

Aldor, G.S.V. #14

Alford #10

Allardyce, A.G. Lieut #2 #15

Allman, M.D. #2

Anderson, L. #1 #3 #4

Anderson, W. #2

Andrews, D. #2 #10

Anton, #2

Ashton, S.P. #2 #10 #14 #14B Originally joined the Lighthorse, ended up in RAAFC.

Atkin, #2

Atkins, E. #2 #9*

Atkins, T. #1 #3 #4 #9*

Atkinson, Gerald Griffith #2 #5 #7 Born 19.10.1891, at time of enlistment in February 1916 he was a farmer from Briagolong. He went to the Seymour Camp 1.3.1916 for three months training and embarked 3.6.1916 for England for a further two months training at Salisbury Plain before embarking for France in September 1916. He was taken prisoner 11.4.1917 at Bullecourt.(Gillios Gate p.44)

Atkinson, J.M. 3639 H Coy 12th Batt #2 #5 #7 #12 Born Bushy Park

Atkinson, Myles Moore #2 #5 #7 Born 6.11.1892 and enlisted in February 1916. He was sent to the Seymour Camp on 1 March 1916 for three months training and embarked 3 June 1916 for England and a further two months training at Lark Hill, Salisbury Plain. He embarked for France in September 1916 and was taken prisoner 11 April 1917 at Bullecourt.(Gillios Gate p.44)

Balmond, Geo #2 #15 (as Ballmond)

Bannister, William #2 #14 #14A

Barber, Jas #2 #11 #14 #14B

Barber, Roy #2 #11 #14 #14B

Barnett, D. #2

Bates, Edward #2 #10 #14 #14A #15

Bates, Fredrick W. 1455 H Coy 2nd Batt. #2 #12 #14 (as F.W. Bates) #14A Born Maffra

Bathard, Stephen Pvt 2056 6th Batt 26.9.14 DOW 17.5.15; #1 #3 #4 #12 Born England. According to #12 died 18.5.15

Batten, S. #2 #11

Baxter, A.E. #2 #9 (as A.C. Baxter)

Beaton, J. #10

Beatty, Harold #2 #5 #7 Born Briagolong 5 April 1893. Enlisted in Navy in 1914 and served on the North American Coast and in the West Indies and later in the North Sea. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Beatty, William Edward #2 #5 #7 Born Stratford 18.4.1889, went to New Zealand in 1906 and entered the Australian Squadron on HMS Challenger in 1908. Sailed for Chile in 1901 and England in 1911. Returned to Australia in 1912, left the Navy in 1913 and rejoined in 1914. He was attached to a destroyer and served in Samoa, New Guinea and elsewhere in the islands. He was invalided home with malaria, and later appointed to the Instructional Depot, Sydney, then the destroyer Torrens, and was later in the Mediterranean Sea. (Gillios Gate p.44) He apparently served as a stoker.

Beddgood, G. #2

Bell, Frank #2 #14 #14B

Bell, G.J. (DSO) #2 #14 #14A (with DSO)

Bell, Herbert #2 #14B

Bennett, E. #2 #9

Bennett, F. #2 (twice) #9

Bennett, R. #2

Bennett, William #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 Born 8 June 1892, and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted in January 1915. He was at camp in Broadmeadows for four months before embarking May 1915 for Egypt for six months further training. Embarked for France 26 December 1916 and was wounded on the Somme 25 September 1917. He died from wounds at the clearing station in France 22 October 1917 at the age of 25.(Gillios Gate p40, portrait p.40)

Bennett, W.R. #:9* (This may be a reference to one of the above two)

Bishop, A.W. #2 #10

Bishop, H. #2

Bishop, S.G. #1 #3 #4

Bivand, Bill Came to the area after WWI as a soldier settler

Bivand, Lyn Was in English Army

Black, James Thomas #2 #5 #7 Born 20 July 1881 and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted 20 July 1915. He was sent to Albert Park camp on 1 August 1915 for four months and then embarked 23 November 1915 for Egypt as a trooper. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Blackett, H. #2

Blacklow, Edgar #1 #3 #4 #10 #14* #14B

Blair, Alexander Bryce #2 #5 #7 Born 28 March (year not known), he was apparently originally from Glengarry and was a labourer when he enlisted 14 March 1916. He was sent to camp at Castlemaine and Broadmeadows for three months training and embarked 3 July 1916 for England for three weeks further training. He embarked 30 September 1916 for France. He spent eight days at Etaples fighting at Flures on the Somme. He later contracted `Trench Feet'. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Blair, G.W.L. #2

Bliss, P. #2 #10

Blore, L. 1541 12th reinforcements to 8LH #2 #12 Born Maffra

Blythe, E. #1 #3 #4

Boake, G.B.H. #10

Bodycote, B. #2

Bodycote, Sinclair #2

Boland, J. (may be J.B.Boland) #2 #15

Boland, J. 1389 in 12th reinforcements to 8LH #1 #3 #4 #12 #15* (as J.S.Boland) Born Tinamba

Bolitho, Ernest CQMS 414 32 Batt 21.7.15 RTA 19.6.19 #1 #3 #4

Bolton, A. #2 #5 #7

Bolton, C. #2 (as C.A.Boulton) #5 #14 (as C.A.Bolton)

Bolton, G. #5

Bolton, W. #2 (as W.Boulton) #9 (as W.A.Bolton) #14

Booker, R.J. #2

Bourke, N.M. #2

Boyce, J. #2

Boyce, J.J. #2 #5 #7

Boyd, D. #2 #5 #7

Brearly, W. #2

Bridgman, J. #2

Bridgeman, William T. #10 #14 #14A

Brodger, G. #2

Brogden, W.G. 344 C Squadron 8LH #10 #12 Born Maffra

Brown, F. #2 #15

Brown, F. #1 #3 #4 #10

Brown, Gordon #2 #3 #4 #10* (as G.E.) #14* #14B

Brown, Harry. Soldier settler at Mewburn Park after WWI.

Browne, Herbert Boyle #2 #5 #7 Born 29 August 1885 and was an engine driver from Briagolong when he enlisted 17 October 1914. He was sent to Broadmeadows camp 23 October 1914 and embarked 28 February 1915 as a trooper for Egypt. There he spent one month training at Mena Camp, Heliopolis Racecourse. He embarked 19 May 1915 for the front at Alexandria. He served at Lone Pine with No 24 8LH Unit HQ staff, 3rd Lighthorse Brigade. While in Egypt he injured his spine. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Brown, Roderick #1 #3 #4 #14* #14B

Burke, N.M. #2

Burke, V.M. #2

Burton, A.E. #13

Burton, G.B. #2

Burton, J. #2

Burton, J. #1 #3 #4

Burton, L. #13

Burton, L.M. #4

Butcher, D. #4

Butler, David John 3775 Cpl, 21st batt, KIA 22.9.1917 Villiers Bretonneaux, France. Enlisted North Fitzroy. #1 #3 #4 #8 #13.

Butler, T.L. #8

Caldwell, Alexander #2 #5 #7 Born 12 August 1892, was a farmer from Briagolong when he enlisted 30 September 1916. He was sent to Royal Park camp 24 November 1916 for 12 weeks and embarked February 1917 as a trooper, for Egypt. He spent seven weeks training at Ismalia and embarked for the front 18 June 1917, and served in Palestine. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Cambridge, R. #2

Cameron, A. #11

Cameron, Norman #1 #3 #4 #11* #14* #14B

Camm, Dennis John Pvt 1038 37 Batt 17.4.16 KIA 12.10.17; 1 #6 #3 #4 #10*

Campbell, Andrew #2 #14 #14A

Campbell, D.M. #2 #8 (as D. Campbell)

Campbell, John #2 #11 #14 #14A

Cann, D. #4 (as well as a D.Camm)

Carpenter, Alfred Ernest Pvt 59 8LH 21.9.14 KIA 7.8.15 #1 #3 #4 #12 #13 Born Heyfield

Carpenter, W.E. #8

Carr, Chas #2 #10 (as C.A. Carr) #11 #14 #14B

Carr, I. #2 #10 (as I.G.W.Carr)

Carr, Montague (MM) #2 #11 Was in Battle of Beersheba

Cartledge, G. #2 #14

Catterson, Robert Henry L/Sgt 3294 14 Batt 6.7.15 KIA 11.4.17 #1 #3 #4

Chapman, H. #2 #10 (as J.H. Chapman)

Chatten, #2

Chester, A. #2

Chester, A.F. #2

Chester, C.A. 1034 in 7th reinforcements to 8LH #2 #8 #12 Born Glenmaggie

Chester, Charles E.W. Pvt From Traralgon, born Blackwarry, but worked for a short time at the Maffra Sugar Beet Factory. Died of cerebro-spinal meningitis at Tidworth Military Hosp 31.1.1917. Many attempts to join, not accepted because of fitness. (Education Dept Record of Service p.40, portrait p.35)

Chester, E.M. #2

Chester, O.W. #2 #8

Chettle, S. #2

Child, G. #2

Chilton, J.R. Cpl. (or acting Corporal) 7th Batt died ? 17.8.16 #1 #6 #7 #3 #4 #12 #16 (as J.M.Chilton) Born Briagolong, portrait Gillios Gate p.43 (Kemp lists a J.Chiltern and a J.Chilton)

Chittel, R.S. #2

Chuttle, T. #2

Clapham, George Roy Cpl 966 14 Batt 1.10.14 KIA 13.9.15 #1 #2 #3 #4 #9*

Clark, F. #2 #10 (as F.A.Clark)

Clark, J. #2 #11

Clark, John T. #2 #14 (as J.T.Clarke) #14A

Clark, Jno #2

Clark, Leslie #2 #11 #14 #14A

Clark, W. #2

Clayton, Charlie #2 #9 (as C.C.Clayton)

Clench, Alfred 3639 Pvt 13 Batt 21.7.15 KIA 6.8.16 #1 #3 #4 (as A.Clinch)

Clifford, Maurice William L/Cpl 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 #16 Born 29 July 1882, he was a farmer from Briagolong when he enlisted 22 February 1916. He was in camp at Seymour on 3 March 1916 for three months before embarking 3 June 1916 for England. He was training at Salisbury Plains for three months before embarking for France in November 1916. He was promoted to Lance-Corporal in July 1917 and served at Armentiers, Messine and Ypres. He was killed in action 4 October 1917, at Ypres, when struck on the forehead by a piece of shell. (Gillios Gate p40, inc. portrait). His portrait also hangs in the Briagolong Mechanics' Institute.

Cobain, J. #14

Coffey, H.J. #2 #9

Coleston, S. Pvt #1 #3 #4 #11 #16 (This name and those around it are missing from the sequence on the Nominal List)

Collier, T.R. #2

Connolly, E.M. 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 (as E.Connelly) #16 (as Connelly)

Connolly, W. #2

Cooper, Cyril #2 #10 (as C.R.Cooper) #14 #14A

Coridas, Rupurt G. 23rd Batt died 28.7.1916 #1 #3 #4 #10* #12 #14* #14B #16 Born Maffra

Corrie, Ernest W. Sgt 17th Batt #1 #3 #4 #14* #14B

Corrie, Richard W. Pvt 4th Batt #1 #3 #4 #14* #14B #16

Cousens, P. #2

Cranmer, J. #2 #9 (as J.W. Cranmer)

Cranmer, W. #2 #11

Crooke, A. #2

Crowley, C. #2

Culbert, C. #2

Cummingham, F. #11

Cummins, H. #2

Cummins, W. #2

D'Amyrand, V. #2 [prob. Victor Frederick D'Amyand, who was living at Dawson, and enlisted at Heyfield in 1915]

Dalley, G. #2

Daly, T.J. (DSO) #2

Daniel, Charles R. #2 #14 #14A

Daniel, Vivian Belton (no number) 2/Lt 11 Batt, no enlistment date, KIA 6.5.17 #1 #3 #4 #10* #14* #14B #16

Daniel, Vern #2 #10 (as V.W.Daniel) #14 #14B

Davenport, Leslie #14 #14A

Davidson, J. #2

Davidson, P.T. #2

Davies, Ernie. Enlisted in Maffra, lived Newry. (pers. Inf. From Ross Jackson, grandson)

Davis, E. #2

Davis, Ernest #2

Davis, #2

Davis, J.M. #10*

Daymond, F. #2 #10 (as J.F.Daymond)

Daymond, G. #2 #10 (as G.G.Daymond)

Daymond, H. #2 #10 (as W.H.Daymond)

Dean, A.G. #2

Dennis, C.J. #2

Denny, J. #2

Denton, A. #1 #3 #4

Deprada, Charlie #2 full length portrait in `Shelton', 1896-1991

Deprada, I. #2

Devenport, L. #2

Dingle, E. #2

Dixon, A. #2

Dockett, C. #2

Dockett, G.S. #2 #10

Doherty, Robert #2 #14 #14B

Donald, J. #2

Donaldson, D. #1 #3 #4

Donaldson, Henry A. Lance-Corporal #1 #3 #4 #13 Born 6.9.1886 at Toombon near Walhalla, the son of Mrs E.Donaldson, Heyfield. Schooldays at Heyfield. From 1908 to 1913 taught at Ensay, Little River, Talbotville and Crooked River, then elsewhere in Victoria. Enlisted 20.1.1916, embarked with the 16th reinforcements to the 5th Batt on 1.4.1916. Trans to 57th Batt in Egypt, to France 21.6.1916, joined unit 15.9.1916, wounded two days later and invalided to England. Rejoined unit 12.1.1917, killed in action 13.3.1917. (Education Department Record of Service p.48, portrait p.47)

Donaldson, Oliver Ernest Pvt 89 8 LH, enlisted 24.9.14, killed in action 7.8.1915 at Lone Pine #1 #2 #3 #4 #6 #7 #12 Born St Kilda

Donaldson, R. #2 (too many to distinguish)

Dottie, Alexander 647 (?) Car (?) 5th (?) AMTS 12.7.15 DOW 24.4.18 #1 #3 #4

Dowling, Wm #2 #14 #14B

Doyne, Edward 728 Pvt 37 Batt joined 17.4.1916, killed in action 23.4.1917 #1 #3 #16

Duderidge, Arthur George 21920 (?) Bdr 8th FAB 31.1.16 RTA 12.12.18 #1 #3 #4 There are two listed in #12 - T.A. Duderidge born Denison died 7.8.15, T.A. Dudderidge born Maffra 2nd reinforcements to 8 LH

Dunn, E. 3122 H.Coy 10th Batt (as E.M. Dunn) #2 #11 #12 Born Maffra

Durham, L. Lieut #1 #3 #4 (not on nominal roll)

Elkins, A. #2 #15

English, Jas #2

Estoppey, H.T. Pvt. #1 #3 #4 #6 #5 #7 Portrait in Briagolong RSL Log Cabin has inscription `died of pneumonia at 2nd Australian General Hospital, England'. Portrait Gillios Gate p.43

Estoppey, Monty #2

Farleigh, F. #2

Farrant, G. #5 #7

Fawkes, I.M. #2

Fawkes, W. #2

Field, T. #2 (twice)

Fielden, L.W. #2 #9

Filmer, B. #1 #3 #4

Fitton, H.J. #2

Fitton, William Reid Pvt 4782 59th Batt 1.10.15 KIA 19.7.16 #1 #3 #4 #12 #13 #16 (as W.M.Fitton) Born Heyfield

Fitzpatrick, A. #2

Fitzpatrick, Frederick George Lieut 3rd Batt enl. 21.7.15 SOS 9.12.18 #2

Fitzpatrick, J. #1 #3 #4: (too many to distinguish on nominal roll)

Fitzpatrick, Dr Samuel Charles Major AAMC disch 25.11.19 #2

Fitzpatrick, Theodore (MM) Sergeant 7316 2CCS enl. 7.8.1915, RTA 19.2.1919. Son of Mr J.Fitzpatrick of Heyfield. Enlisted 7.6.1915 [nominal roll gives 7.8.1915], embarked as Corporal with No 2 Casualty Clearing Station 15.11.1915. Served Egypt then France. Promoted to Sergeant. 28.8.1917 awarded MM for bravery in the field. Three weeks special leave in 1918 for having allowed 22 ounces of blood to be transferred to a wounded comrade. Ret to Aust 7.4.1919, disc. 30.5.1919. Prior to joining was a student at Carlton Teachers College. Brothers Major S.C. Fitzpatrick and Lieut F.G. Fitzpatrick also served. (Education Department Record of Service p.132)

Fixter, Tasman 6745 Pvt 5th Batt 14.9.1916 KIA 20.9.17 #9*

Flanagan, W. #14

Folks, Allan Edward 3816 Pvt 24 Batt 4.12.15 DOW 14.8.16 #1 #3 #4 #9* #12 Born Bonnie Doon

Folks, Norman Wakefield 531 Pvt 14 Batt 17.9.14 KIA 8.8.15 #1 #3 #4 #9* #12 Born Bonnie Doon

Forbes, Edgar #2 #5 #7 Postcard sighted dated 15.5.1917 from Durrington Camp, Salisbury Plain

Forbes, I. #2

Forbes, Lyle #2 #5 #7

Forbes, Ralph #5 #7

Forden, J. #2

Forder, J. #2

Forster, Chas #1 #3 #4 #10* (as C.A.P.Forster) #14 (as C.A.T.Forster, not *)

Fortt, Charles E. 2367 Cpl 5th Batt 28.5.15 DOW 24.4.17 #3 #4

Foster, A.O. #2 #9 #10 Not yet found on nominal roll

Foster, I. #2

Foster, J. #5 #7

Freeman, Stanley Mortimer 3102 Pvt 59th Batt 19.7.15 KIA 16.3.16 (#12 and Briagolong RSL records give date of death as 7.8.16) #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 #12 #16 Born Briagolong 26 March 1895, and was a farmer when he enlisted. He was in camp at Seymour and Broadmeadows for 57 days (with two months sick leave). He embarked on 26 November 1915 for Egypt and a further five months training. He then embarked for France in June 1916. He was killed in action 7 August 1916 by a machine gun wound to the head whilst on patrol duty in `no man's land' at Fromelles, Armentiers. He was then 21 years old. (Portrait and details Gillios Gate p40)

French, Arch #1 #3 #4 #11* #14* #14B died in camp, possibly of meningitis (pers. Inf. Ann Archbold)

French, George W. (DCM) #2 #11 #14 (as G.W.French) #14A

French, J. #2 #11 #14 #14B

Frew, F. #4

Frew, J.W. Sgt 37th Batt #1 #3 #16

Frew, R. Cpl 5th Batt #3 #16

Frewin, G. #10

Fulton, W.O. Came to Maffra after the war

Furniss, Dorothea, left Australia on the Mooltan on 26 December 1916 aged 25 years. She nursed in India. #17

Fyffe, D. #2

Gamm - see Camm

Garlick, R. #5 #7

Geoghegan, J.P. #2

George, E. #2

Gerrans, D. #2

Gibbs, D. #2 #14 #14B

Gibbs, Edward Ernest (on nominal roll as Ernest Edward Gibbs) Pvt 729 38 Batt 14.4.16 RTA 30.4.19 #2 #5 #7 (as Gibb) Born 1 December 1896 and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted 5 April 1916. On 21 April he was sent to the Maffra camp for six weeks before embarking on 5 June 1916 for England. He then spent six months training on Salisbury Plain before embarking for France on 16 November 1916. (Gillios Gate p.44)

Gibbs, E.C. #2 (no EC on nominal roll, there is a Charles Ernest)

Gibbs, William David (MM) Lieut. #2 #5 #7 (as Gibb) #14 #14B Son of Mr D.Gibbs of Maffra, enlisted as Pvt 6.9.1915, and embarked with 10th Field Ambulance. Awarded Military Medal 17.8.1917. Promoted to corporal and then to officer training. Injured 14.7.1918, ret to Aust 31.3.1919, discharged 15.5.1919. Prior to War was at Teachers College, Carlton, training to be a teacher. (Education Dept Record of Service p.135)

N.B. Was the W.Gibb, student teacher of Maffra the same as the one from Briagolong. Nominal roll has 2/Lt William David Gibbs MM 33rd Batt 6.8.1915 RTA 7.2.19? There is another Lt William Gibb MM MC

Gibson, A. #2 #10* (as A.J. Gibson)

Gibson, C.I. (or C.T.) 476 #2 #12 #14 #14B (as C.I.) Born Maffra, joined reinforcements to 2nd Veterinary Section

Gibson, J.D. #10

Gilder, R. (Capt) #2

Gillies, A. #15

Gillio, William 1195 Pvt 37 Batt 22.2.16 RTA 18.10.17 #2 #5 #7 Portrait p.13 Gillio's Gate

Gleeson, J. #2

Gooding, #2

Goodman, W.L. #2

Goodwin, N. #2

Gordan, P.J. #2

Gray, (Navy) #2

Gray, W.H. #10

Green, V.G.F. 46th Batt #1 #3 #4 #8 (difficult to read in photo, poss. C.A.) #13 #16 (It is not Victor Gordon 1225 Pvt 24th Batt 22.3.15 RTA 21.4.18)

Griffiths, Harry #1 #3 #4 #14 #14A

Griffiths, Rupert #2 #14 #14A

Guy, W.J. #10*

Hagg, J. #2

Hales, J. #1 #3 #4 (as Hale). John/Jack Hales from Newry enlisted with his grandfather Ernie Davies (pers, inf. Ross Jackson)

Hales, R. #2

Halfpenny, #2

Hall, T. #2

Hamilton, Frederick Roy 3639 Pvt 15th Inf Bde. HQ enl. 3.1.18, no discharge date #5 Born 23 December 1896, Briagolong RSL records have him enlisting 18 January (no year given) and being sent to Broadmeadows camp for 12 months training, after which he embarked for England with the 58th Batt on 7 March 1918. (Gillios Gate p.44). This does not fully agree with the Nominal List.

Hamilton, William Charles #5 Born 21 January 1897, enlisted January 1918 and was sent to camp at Maribynong for artillery training. (Gillios Gate p.45)

Hankey, J. #2

Hansen, N.J. #2 #9

Hansen, W.J. #2

Harbeck, A. #1 #3 #4 #5 (not on killed in action side) #12 (as A.P.Harbeck, born Cunningham, died 25.5.1915).

Harbeck, Albert (known as Bert) Aust Mtd Div - From Briagolong, postcard dated 15.4.1917 from Broadmeadows, postcard dated 30.9.18 Egypt, just discharged from hospital.

Harbeck, L. #2

Hardie, Ada Mary of Maffra, was 32 years of age when she embarked on the RMS Somali from Melbourne on 30 June 1917 to nurse initially in Salonica. #17

Hardie, Maud from Maffra left Melbourne on the RMS Orontes on 4 August 1916. #17

Hardy, D.J. Pvt 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 #10* #16

Hardy, P. #2

Harland, G. #2 #9 (as G.W.Harland)

Harland, G.W. #2

Harmer, B. #1 #3 #4 #12 - Harmer, E.F. Briagolong no date. Does not appear to be on nominal list under initial B.

Harmer, E.F. #10* #12 - 299 Maffra E.Coy HQ 1st Div

Harmer, G. #2

Harmer, R. #2

Harris, A. #2

Harris, Cedric - soldier settler

Harris, G. #2

Harris, G. #1 #3 #4

Harris, G.H. #2

Harris, J.A. #2

Harrison, A. #2

Harrison, Edward L/Sgt 14th Batt #2 #3 #4 #10 (as Harrison, E.M.M. = military medal?) #14* #14B #16

Harrison, Frederick #2 #14 #14B

Harrison, R.W. #8

Hawkins, A.G. Sgt Major 24th Batt #1 #3 #4 #12 (CSM) East Malvern 6.8.16 #14* #14A (as A.K.Hawkins) #16

Hawkins, B.J. #2 #14 #14A

Hawkins, D. #2 #14 #14A

Hawkins, G. #2 #14 (as C.Hawkins) #14A (as G.Hawkins)

Hayes, J. #1 #3 #4 #13

Henderson, S.G. L/Cpl 58th Batt #1 #6 #7 #3 #4

Hendy, J. #2 #10

Herkes, Syd #2 #10 #14 #14A

Hickey, P.F. #2

Hibbard, S. #4

Hickling, J.W. #2

Higgins, T. #2

Hind, Walter S. 6765 Pvt 11th Batt 23.6.16 KIA 6.5.17 (no W.S., only Walter) #3 #1 #4 #12 - Hind, W.A. - Heyfield died 7.8.15 #12 p113 has a W.A.Hind No 213 in 8 LH from Heyfield #13 (as W.S.Hind) Conclusion - there may be a W.S. Hind and a W.A. Hind. It needs more checking, also with the Ninds.

Hiscock, J.I. #2 #14 #14B

Hiscock, Leslie #2 #14 #14B

Hogarth, J.S. #2

Hoggart, John S. Corporal. Teaching at Newry before he enlisted. From Geelong. Enlisted 19.1.1916. Invalided to Australia 2.2.1919. More details in Education Department Record of Service p.144 #2

Holin, J. #2

Holland, F.T. #2

Holley, Morgan John. Born in Heyfield in 1882, married Ada Beard in 1902 and 4 of their 5 children were born there between 1903 and 1908. Enlisted in Newcastle on 29/12/15.   He listed his mother, Louisa Mootham who was a shop keeper in Heyfield as his next of kin. He was Private 108 in the 35th battalion. He embarked on his journey on the "Benalla" on May 1 1916 and arrived in Plymouth in July of that year. He fought in France and was wounded in action on 20 October 1917. He eventually returned to Australia on the Argyllshire in August 1919. (Pers. information from Jo. Reid)

Hollingsworth, J. #2

Hollingsworth, S.S. #10

Hollingsworth, T. #2

Holmes, J. #2 #15 (as Holme)

Holmes, T. #2

Holt, G. Pvt 5th Batt #1 #3 #4 #16

Honey, Alf (MM) #2 #10

Hope, Geo #2

Hubbard, S. #1 #6 #7 #3

Hughes, F.C. #2 #9

Hughes, P. #2

Hughes, S. #11

Hulgrave, H. #2

Humbert, G.H.P. #2 (May be G.H. Perry-Humbert)

Hunt, William #2 #10 (as W.J. Hunt) #14 #14B

Hurley, Tim #2 #8

Hurley, J.T. #13

Hutton, H.J. #2

Hyde, F. #2 #10 (as F.J.Hyde)

Hyland, F. #2

Inglis, G. #2 #11 (as C.Inglis) #14

Inglis, K. #2 #11 #14

Inglis, W. #11

Inkley, Leonard 3872 Pvt 5th Batt 20.7.15 KIA 18.8.16 #1 #3 #4 (as Inlley) #10* #12 - [died?] England 12.8.16, 3872 born Maffra H.Coy 10th Batt.

Jackson, F. #2

Jacobsen, Gerry #2 #10 (as G.R.Jacobson)

Jacobsen, J.A. #2

James, F.C. #1 #3 #4 #14* (as C.James)

Jeffrey, S. #2

Jeffrey, W. Sapper 2nd Field Engineers #1 #3 #4 #16

Jenner, F. #2 #10 #14

Jenner, J. #2

Jenner, J. #2

Jenner, William #2 #10 #14 #14B

Jennings, A. #2

Jennings, T.C. #2

Jennings, W. #1 #3 #4 #12 - W.W.A. Jennings - Boisdale 19.7.16

Jennings, W.C. #2 #10

Jennings, W.W.A. #10*

Jessep, A.J. #2 #10 #15

Jessep, A.W. Lieut. Son of J.Jessep of Tinamba, at Teachers College in Carlton before enlisting as a private 3.3.1916. Commissioned 1.9.1916. RTA Dec 1919. Education Dept Record of Service p.148 #2 #10

Johnson, Geo #2 #10 (as G.I.Johnson) #15 Cpl

Johnson, S. #2

Jones, B. #2

Jones, R.L. #2

Jordan, R. #2

Joss, H. #2

Julin, L. #2 #10

Kelly, H. #2

Kelly, J.V. #2 #8

Kenihan, C. #2 #6 #7

Kenihan, J.C. #2 #3 #4 Name also spelled Keneham and Kinihan. Portrait in Briagolong RSL Log Cabin.

Kennedy, J. #2

Kennedy, J. #1 #3 #4 #13

Kerr, Jack - soldier settler Mewburn Park

Kerr, T. (MC) #2

Kincaid, Albert E. #2 Born 1896, a labourer from Valencia Creek when he enlisted 1 October 1914 for four months training. Embarked 21 February 1915 for Egypt and later was in Gallipoli and also Palestine. (Gillio's Gate p.45)

Kincaid, Arch #2 #5 #7 (as A.Kincaid) #14 #14A

Kincaid, Robert Francis Pvt 2nd Batt #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 #16 Born 1 August 1898 and was a labourer from Valencia Creek when he enlisted May 1916. He trained for five months at Seymour and embarked for England on 20 October 1916. He spent a further period training in Belgium and was then sent to France. He was killed by a shell on the Corduroy Road. (Gillio's Gate p.40)

Kincaid, W. #2

King, H. #2

King, J. #2

King, Jas #13

King, John #13

King, Lance - soldier settler

King, T.V. #2

Kingscott, T. (MM) #2 #10 (as T.W.Kingscott) #15

Kirby, A.W. #2

Kiss, D. #1 #4

Kiss, Thos #2 #3 #14 #14A

Knell, E. #2 #9*

Knight, P.H. Cpl 24th Batt #2 #3 #4 #16

Knight, Richard G. (MM) #2 #9

Knight, W. #2

Langlands, A.J. #2 #8

Langlands, D.J. #8

Langlands, R.H. [?] #8

Langlands, Robert Whitton 1435 Dvr 2nd Bgde Ammunition Col Field Artillery KIA 8.5.15 at Lone Pine aged 20. Enlisted Wangaratta, son of David and Alice Maude Langlands [formerly of Medowra], born Gundabooka, Bourke NSW #2 #13 #8

Langlands - #3 indecip

Lanigan, D.M.S. #8

Lanigan, J.A. #2

Lanigan, M. #2 #14 #14B

Lanigan, T. #2

Lanigan, W. #2

Larkins, A.W. #10

Latham, V. #1 #3 #4

Lawless, R. #2

Lawless, T.L. #2

Lawless, W. #2

Layton, Tom #6

Lee, L. #2 #10

Lee, R. #1 #3 #4

Lehman, S. #2

Lennon, H. #2 #6 #7

Lestrange, A.E. #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 #14B Portrait in Briagolong RSL Log Cabin

Lestrange, P. #2 #5 #14 #14B

Lestrange, S. #2 #5 #7 #14 (as S.E.Lestrange)

Lever, I. #2

Lewis, G. #1 #3 #4 #13

Linton, A.N. (Du. M) #10 #14 (as N.Linton)

Linton, Don #2 #14 #14B

Linton, J. #2 #11 #14

Linton, Leslie #2 #11 #14 #14B

Little, Alfred Arthur

Little, G. #2 (as G.H. Little)

Little, G.H. #2

Little, H. #2 #11

Little, R.R. #9 (last name, added later)

Locharnini, Charles Blake #2 #6 #7 Born 15 June 1897 and was an engine driver from Briagolong when he enlisted 21 May 1915. He was at camp at Broadmeadows for two months for training before embarking in July 1915 for Egypt and further training for three months. He then embarked for Gallipoli as Headquarter Signaller. He died of pneumonia. (Gillios Gate p41)

Long, P. #2

Longmore, Thomas: Trooper Pvt 132 8 LH, son of Mrs Caroline Longmore of Maffra, born at Maffra 25.7.1882, educated Maffra SS, enl Corowa Sept 1914. War service Egypt, Gallipoli. Killed in the charge of the 8 LH at Lone Pine 9.8.1915 #1 #3 From Steve Dingwall: the Maffra one was from Backwater Rd, also had a place at Newry. Single, killed at Lone Pine. 4 #10 #14* #14A #16

Lotton, L. #6

Lotton, J. #5

Lotton, V. #5

Lowe, J. #2 #15

Lucas, G. #2 #8

Lucas, W.V. #2

Lynch, W. #2

Mackintosh, D. #2 #7

Mahoney, J. #2

Mahoney, P. #5 #7

Malone, R. #2

Mannil, C. #8 #13 (as C.Mannall)

Mathers, W. #1 #3 #4

Matheson, Harry #1 #3 (as Mathieson) #4 #11 #14* #14A

Mathewson, J.W. #2

Matthews, J. #2

Mattinson, J.W. Pvt 16th Batt #1 #6 #7 #3 #4 #16. Probably is Pvt J.W. Matteson, killed Lone Pine 7 August 1915, whose portrait is in the Briagolong RSL Log Cabin.

Maxfield, D. #2 #8

Maxfield, W.M. [?] #8

Maxwell, Dave #2 #11

Maxwell, Dave #2 #14 #14A

Maxwell, Geo #2 #14 #14A

Maxwell, J. #2 #9 #11 #14

Maxwell, L.K. #14

Maxwell, McKenzie #1 #3 (as Ken Maxwell) #4 (as K.Maxwell) #11 #14* #14A

Maxwell, R. #2

May, S. #2 #5 #7

McCooey, A. #9

McDonald, Angus #2 #14 (as A.M.L. McDonald) #14 #14A

McDonald, C.B. Pvt 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 #14 #16

McDonald, William #6

McEwan, A.J. #13

McEwan, T.M. #13

McFadyen, J. #2 #11

McFarlane, M.D. #2 #8 #12 408 in 2nd Squadron of 1st Aust remount unit, from Glenmaggie.

McIntosh, D. #6

McKinnon, Charles Warren MM 2675 Pvt 35th Batt 30.9.16 RTA 12.5.18 #2 #5 #7 (22.3.1894-28.7.1987)

McLachlan, G.A. #2 #12 - 2204 Maffra H.Coy 6th (McLaughlan)

McLean, A. #2

McLean, B. #2

Mclean, D. #2

McLean, R. #2

McLeod, Albert George 1230 Dvr 37th Batt 3.3.16 KIA 4.8.18 #1 #3 #4 #9*

McLeod, G. #2

McMichael, Alfred Austin L/Cpl 1917 #13 LH 3.8.15 RTA 20.5.19, died 1.7.1939 #2 #8

McMichael, David Arthur (known as Arthur) 34214 Gnr 4th FAB 23.10.16 KIA 1.9.18, bur Hem Farm Military Cemetery, France, aged 23 #2 #8 #13

McPherson, R. #2 #15

McRae, A. #1 #3

McRae, E.D. #1 #3 #4 #9*

McRae, C.N. Cpl 5th Batt #16

Merry, John #11

Merry, James #11

Merry, J.B. #11

Meyer, C. #2 #8 (as Meyers)

Mildenhall, James (known both as Jim and Jack). From Betty Hitchins: was blacksmith at Briagolong. #5

Mildenhall, L. #4 (probably id with I. Mildenhall, listed as killed in Maffra Spectator List. Not known to Betty Hitchins)

Miles, L.R. #2 #3

Mills, H.D. #2

Mills, I. #2

Mills, Ida Emma Douglas of Heyfield joined the Australian Army Nursing Service aged 32. She embarked on the Orsova on 6 Dec 1916 and nursed at the British Hospital at Boulogne, France, then various other hospitals in France until she returned to Australia in July 1919. Her account of her service is published in 'Gippsland's Graeat War Nurses' by John Pearson, in Gippsland Heritage Journal no 16, p 15-16. #17

Mills, James Henry #5 #7 Born 25 August 1892 and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted 1 August 1915. He was sent to camp at Royal Park 1 September 1915 and then to Seymour and Broadmeadows. He embarked for the front 18 June 1916. He was wounded 19 July 1916, arrived in England 21 July 1916, returned to France 3 May 1917 and was wounded in the leg and shoulder at Pozieres 26 September 1917, returning to England 1 October 1917. He left Australia 3 February 1918 and arrived in Melbourne 21 March 1918. (Gillios Gate p.45)

Mills, Leslie C. #1 #3 #4 #6 #7 Born 21 July 1897, and a grocer’s assistant from Briagolong when he enlisted 1 August 1915. He was at camp on 1 September 1915 at Royal Park, Seymour and Broadmeadows for five months before he embarked on 5 January 1916 for Egypt and two months further training. He then embarked for the front 18 June 1916. Reported missing 19 July 1916, and afterwards reported killed at Pozieres, France, on the same day. Portrait in Briagolong RSL Log Cabin. (Gillios Gate p41)

Mills, Peter Frank Born 4 April 1895, and was a dairyman from Briagolong when he enlisted. Sent to camp for five months at The Domain, embarked 19 February 1917 for England and six months further training at Salisbury Plain and Grantham Machine Gun School. Embarked for the front September 1917 and later was on the Ballarat when it was torpedoed on Anzac Day. He won 1st machine Gun Badge twice and 1st Revolver Shooting Badge at Grantham.(Gillios Gate p.45). Appears on all memorials as F. Mills #2 #5 #7

Missen, A. #5 #9 (as A.J. Missen)

Missen, W. #2 #5 #7

Moles, Arthur (MM) 345 Sgt 59th Batt enl. 7.2.16, no further details #2

Moller, C.E. #2

Mollison, J. #2

Monds, H.E. #2 #8 #14 (as H.C.Moon)

Moon, Rupert Vance (VC) Capt 58th Batt 21.8.1914 RTA 10.6.19 #2 #10 (as R.T.V. Moon) #11 Portrait in `Shelton' - served Egypt/Gallipoli/France

Moore, G. #2

Moore, W. #2

Moreton, M. #2

Morgan, F. #2 #13

Morgan, M. #2

Morrison, A. #2

Morton, M. #2

Murnane, D. #2 (twice) #9

Murphy, J. #2

Murphy, R. #15

Murray, A. No 29, from Bundalaguah, Flying Corps #12;

Muston, A. #2 #13 (as A.E.Muston)

Muston, G. #2

Nesbit, W. #2

Newton, W.G. #2 #10

Nind, C.P. Pvt 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 #16 (two plates, identical) Not on nominal roll

Nind - see also Hind

Nisbet, William #14 #14A

Nixon, B. #2

Nixon, Geo #2 #15

O'Brien, L. #2 #14 (as L.M. O'Brien) #14B

O'Connor, G. #8

O'Nial, K. #6

Opie, A. #2 #10 (as A.T.Opie)

Orchard, D. 2500, H Coy 7th Batt #1 #3 #4 #10* (as D.J. Orchard) #12 #16 (‘O’ at start of name appears as ‘C’, given as 5th Batt) Born Maffra

Orchard, George #2 #10 (as G.W. Orchard) #14 #14B

Orchard, H.C. #10

Orchard, W. #2 #10 (as W.E.G. Orchard)

Osborn, C. #2

Osborn, T. #2 #10 #15

Page, J. #2 #10 (as J.M.Page)

Pallot, C. #2

Pallot, Ernest Ralph 2164 Pvt 6th Batt 16.9.14 KIA 25.4.15 #1 #3 #4 #12 #13 Born Heyfield

Pallot, G.A. #2

Parker, C. #2

Payne, C. #2

Pearce, #2

Pearce, S.T. Pvt 21st Batt #1 #3 #4 #9* #16

Perry-Humbert - see Humbert

Petersen, G.A.T. #10

Peterson, Carl #2

Phillips, J. #2

Pike, C. #2

Pike, H. #2

Pingnell? #2

Platten, G. #2

Pleydell, Harold O. Appears Maffra Anglican Honour Roll only. Came to Maffra after war, enlisted from Wonthaggi

Poole, F.R. #2 #9

Porter, A. #2 #9

Powell, G. #2

Prouse, J. Died 28.6.1915 #1 #3 #4 (as Prowse) #12 Born Windsor

Purcell, E.F. #1 #3 #4 #13

Purcell, R. #2

Purves, W.R.W. died 27.4.1915 #1 #3 #4 #12 Born England

Rautman, Richard #2 #9

Rawlings, C. #2

Reeves, A.W. Pvt 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 #10* #16

Reeves, H. #1 #3 #4

Reeves, W.L. B Coy 7th Batt. KIA France 24.7.1916 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #12 Born Briagolong, portrait in Briagolong RSL Log Cabin (name W. Reeves is on both sections of Briagolong War Memorial - may have been two)

Renwick, F. #2

Reynolds, C. #2

Richardson, A.J. #2 #15*

Richardson, Ar #1 #3 #4

Richardson, W.J. #2 #15

Riggall, Capt H.W. Toorak 2nd & 3rd reinforcements to Artillery #12

Riggall, Louie Blanche, from Tinamba. A VAD with the British Red Cross, who died of fever at the Military Hospital at Rouen, France. A mosaic portrait hangs in the Maffra Library (formerly the RSL rooms).

Riley, G. #2 #5 #7

Roberts, H.J. #2 #3 #4 #13

Roberts, Lieut #1 #3 #4 (as L.Roberts) #12 Roberts, J.A. Cowwarr 25.6.15

Robertson, A.F. #11

Robertson, J.T. #2 #11 #14 #14B

Ronalds, #2

Ross, N. #3 #4 #13

Rowley, E. #1 #3 #4 #10* (as E.A.Rowley) #14 #14B #15*

Ruff, E.A. #2

Rumpff, A.J. #2

Ryan, Harold #14 #14A (check #2 again)

Ryan, Herbert #2 #14 #14B

Ryan, J. #2 #10

Ryan, J.C. #2 #14 #14A (may be James G. Ryan)

Ryan, W. #2

Sanders, H. #2

Sanders, W. Pvt 37th Batt #1 #3 #4 (as Saunders) #16 (Saunders)

Sara, W.R. #1 #3 #4

Saville, T. #2

See, R. #1 #3 #10

Semmens, C. #2 #14 (as C.P.Semmens)

Sharley, R. #2

Sharpley, R.A. #11

Shaw, W. #2 #14

Sheedy, J. #2 #14

Short, F. #2

Short, F. #2

Short, J. 4310 H Coy 13th Batt #2 #12 Born Maffra

Short, J. #2

Sim, E. #5

Sim, I. #2

Sim, Jack #2 #5 #7

Sim, L. #1

Sim, R. #3

Sim, William MM #2 #5 #7 Born 6.4.1892, was a farmer from Briagolong when he enlisted 28 February 1916. Was in camp at Seymour for three months and embarked 3 June 1916 for England. Underwent training for a further three months on Salisbury Plain and embarked for the front 25 November 1916. Served at Armentiers, suffered gunshot wounds at Messines and Ypres and was awarded the Military Medal (Gillios Gate p.45, as Sims)

Simmons, J.J. #2

Sims, F. #2

Slattery, D.J. #2

Slee, R. #4

Slim, R. #4

Smart, Dave #2

Smith, C. #2 #9

Smith, H. #2 #10

Smith, H. #2

Smith, J.F. #2

Smith, P.A. #2

Smith, T. #2 #10

Smith, T.J. #2

Smith, T.J. #2

Smith, W. #2 #10 (as W.J.Smith)

Smith, W. #2

Soark, W. #2

Stapley, Viola Frances, aged 32 years left Melbourne on the Runic on 13 September 1917. She was nursing at Tamworth, but recorded her next of kin as being at Heyfield. She nursed overseas at Port Said/Cairo, Alexandra War Hosp (India), El Arish (Palestine) and Sutton Veny (England). #17

Stephen, K. Lt. (MC) #1 #3 #4 #10* (as K.T.Stephens): appears #16 as Captn K.T.Stephen 2nd Trench M.Bty

Stevens, W. #8

Stevenson, B. #8

Stevenson, E.C. [?] #8

Stirling, W. #2 #10 #14

Stone, Archibald Stephen Pvt 1290 37th Batt, enl. 11.3.1916, died 23.9.1916 #1 #3 #4 From Graham Conway: b.1888, died Brimstone Bottom Hosp UK, unmarried.

Stone, Bertram Edward Pvt 4497 6th Batt, enlisted 17.8.1914, killed in action 28.1.1917 #1 #2 #3 #15* From Graham Conway: not related to Archibald Stephen Stone

Stone, R. #1 #3 From Graham Conway: not related to Archibald Stephen Stone. #3

Streeter, Arthur Pvt 14th Batt #1 #3 #4 #10* #14* #14B #16

Streeter, Charles #2 #10 #14 #14A

Streeter, F.J. #10

Stringer, F. #2

Stuchberry, Ashley. Son of Mr G. Stuchberry of Newry. Was teaching at West Brunswick when he enlisted 3.8.1915. Returned to Australia as an invalid 11.10.1918, discharged medically unfit 22.2.1919. Education Dept Record of Service p.184

Stuchberry, S. #2

Sullivan, D. #2

Sullivan, G. #2

Summers, M.J. #2

Sundermann, F. #2

Sundermann, L. #2

Swan, R.J. #1 #3 #4

Taft, William 345 Pvt 21st MGC 9.6.1916 RTA 17.3.1919 #2 #10

Tait, Geo #2 #11 #14 #14A Rev Lithgow Tait did have a son George, there are three George Taits on the nominal roll.

Taylor, John James #2 #5 #7 Born 28 April 1894 and was a butcher from Briagolong when he enlisted 28 February 1916. He was sent to Seymour camp 3 March 1916 for three months training, embarking 3 June 1916 for England and three months further training at Salisbury Plain. Embarked for the front 25 November 1916 and served at Armentiers, Messines and Ypres and suffered gunshot wounds to the leg 7 June 1917. (Gillios Gate p.45, portrait p.13)

Taylor, J. #2

Taylor, R.B. #2

Tepper, E. #10

Teychenne, W.F. #10

Thomas, C.W. died 27.6.1916 #1 #3 #4 #9* #12 Born Bylands

Thomas, F. #10

Thomas, O. #2

Thomson, G. #2 #5 #7

Thomson, J. #2

Thrower, A. #2

Timms, Joseph James 1684 Pvt 37 Batt, no enlist date, KIA 12.10.17, bur. Passchendaele aged 34 #2 #8 #13

Tolliday, E.W. #2

Toleman, W. 923 Tpr 5th reinforcements to 8LH #1 #3 #4 #12 #16 Born Maffra

Tonge, J. #2

Topper, E. #2

Tulloch, Douglas #2 #11 #14* #14B

Tulloch, J.D. #1 #3 #4 #13

Tulloch, W.D.W. 4320 H Coy 13th Batt #12 Born Maffra (This may be Douglas Tulloch, above)

Turner, Edward #1 #3 #4 #10 (as L.E.Turner) #14* #14B

Turner, Frank #2 #10 (as F.L. Turner) #14 #14A

Turner, W. #2 #10* (as W.J.Turner)

Tweddle, J. #2 (none on nominal roll with this spelling. There is a John George Tweddell DOW 2.8.16)

Vaille, Walter Hugh 2Lt 59th Batt 15.10.15 DOW 24.7.1916 #1 #3 #4 #10* (as W.H.Vaile)

Vance, Frederick #2 #14 #14B (There is a Vance, with no initials, in #12 - 4332 H.Coy 13th, born Maffra)

Vance, W.H. #10

Vansittart, Jesse 2883 Pvt 1st MGBn 12.7.1915 RTA 3.7.1919 #2

Vickers, R. #2 (too many R.Vickers on nominal roll)

Walker, W. #2

Walker, W.W. Pvt 2nd Cycle Batt died 19.8.1916 #1 #3 #4 #12 #16 Born Newry

Walters, Harry Raymond MM (appears 12 as R.H.Walters) #3 #4 #6 #7 #12 Born 16 January 1889 (at Briagolong?) He was a salesman from Geelong when he enlisted January 1915 and was at camp 12 February 1915 at Broadmeadows for four months. Embarked 4 June 1915 for Egypt for further two months training. Embarked for Gallipoli 3 September 1915 and was evacuated from there 12 December 1915 ill with jaundice. To Alexandria Hospital January 1916, sent to France 1916 and passed examinations for Lance Corporal. Mentioned in despatches in Gallipoli and received the Military Medal for bravery in the field, rescuing the wounded under heavy fire. He was killed instantaneously in France by a shell explosion while rescuing wounded at a dangerous spot known as `Crest Point' on 6 November 1916. (Gillios Gate p41)

Walters, W. #1

Warren, A.H. #2

Watson, A.C. #2 #10

Watson, George M. #2 #9

Webster, G. #2 #10 (as G.M.Webster)

Webster, Norman James 880 Gnr Z2ATM Bty 29.6.1915 KIA 7.5.1917 #1 #3 #4 #10* #12 Born Newry

Wells, C.E. #2 #9 #10 (as C.E.Well)

Wells, M. #2

White, C.H. #2

White, C.H. #2

White, Frank #2 #10 (as F.J.White) #14 #14 A Brigadier, in Maffra after war

White, John James #1 (twice?) #3 #6 Born 6 February 1888, was a blacksmith from Briagolong, late of Traralgon, when he enlisted 25 January 1916. Sent to camp 11 February 1916 at Broadmeadows for two months training before embarking 4 April 1916 for Egypt and further training. Spent three months Rollestone Camp, England, before embarking for France 5 September 1916 as Lance Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant January 1917. Killed in action 2.5.1917 at Bullecourt, France, at the age of 29 years. (Gillios Gate p41) Portrait in RSL Log Cabin, Briagolong. Report in Gippsland Times 14.3.1995 that his body was discovered recently in France as `one of several' by a farmer irrigating a field. He is to be buried in the war cemetery near Bullecourt.

Whitelaw, Angus McSween Pvt 24th Batt died 25.8.1916 #1 (2 entries) #3 #4 #6 #7 #12 #16 Born 13 January 1899 at Briagolong and enlisted aged 16 yrs and 1 month in February 1915. He was sent to Broadmeadows and Seymour camps for four months and embarked for Egypt on 15 July 1915. He embarked for Gallipoli 1 September 1915 and was removed ill from Gallipoli to Malta and then to England. He embarked for France 26 April 1916 and was killed in action at Moquet Farm at Poizeres, aged 17 years and 7 months. On hearing of his enlistment his mother travelled to Melbourne from Briagolong to try and convince him to come home, but he refused to do so, and told her that if she told the authorities his true age he would never come home again. His portrait hangs in the Briagolong RSL Log Cabin. (Gillios Gate p42)

Whitelaw, Donald John #2 #5 #7 Born 27 March ????, and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted 22 January 1916. Sent to camp at Seymour 27 February 1916 for four months training, embarking 3 June 1919 for England and a further three months training at Salisbury Plain. Embarked for the front 26 August 1916, to Armentiers and served at Pleog Street, where he was gassed, then at Messines, Passchendale and Amiens. Wounded at the Battle of Messines and promoted to Sergeant. (Gillios Gate p.45)

Whitelaw, Ivan Cecil #1 #3 #6 #7 Born 17 February 1894 and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted in September 1914. He went to camps at Seymour and Broadmeadows and was discharged after 7 weeks with sunstroke. He re-enlisted in July 1915 and embarked for Egypt on 26 October 1915 and served on the Canal and in the desert. He embarked about April 1916 for France and was gassed in October 1916, and wounded three times. He was awarded the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field, and promoted to Sergeant in France. He was killed in action at Meteren on 23 April 1918. His portrait hangs in the Briagolong RSL Log Cabin. (Gillios Gate p42) Appears variously as C.J. and J.C. Whitelaw

Whitelaw, Kennth #2 #5 #7 Born 18 June 1884, a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted 11 November 1916 and was sent to camp at Seymour 22 November 1916 for three weeks training before embarking for England 16 December 1916 and three months further training. Embarked for the front in February 1918 and arrived at the Somme 7 April 1918. He was severely wounded by gunshot wounds to the chest at Mount Breheain, France, 5 October 1918, was invalided home 16 May 1919 and discharged 14 July 1919. He is listed on his mother's headstone as having paid the supreme sacrifice, so presumably died a short time later. (Gillios Gate p.45)

Whitelaw, Lionel Islay 1440 H Coy 2nd reinforcements to ? #2 #5 #7 #12 Born Briagolong 10 October 1891, he was a labourer from Alexandra when he enlisted in December 1914. Sent to camp at Broadmeadows for two months training. Embarked 2 February 1915 for Egypt and then to the front in April 1915. He was at the landing at Gallipoli, was wounded on the Peninsula and contracted rheumatic fever. Taken to Malta and then to England, returned to Australia in May 1916 and was discharged as medically unfit. (Gillios Gate p.45)

Whitelaw, Robert Angus #3 #4 #6 #7 Born 23 April 1886 and was a labourer from Briagolong when he enlisted in January 1915. He was at camp at Broadmeadows for three months before embarking on 8 May 1915 for Egypt for a further two months training. He embarked for Gallipoli on 1 September 1915 on the Southland, which was sunk. He was rescued after four hours in the water. He was AQMS on Gallipoli and injured by a Turkish bomb in November 1915. He embarked for France in September 1916 and was promoted to Sergeant in France. He was mentioned in Dispatches and recommended for a commission. He was killed in action on 3 May 1917 at Bullecourt. His portrait hangs in the Briagolong RSL Log Cabin. (Gillios Gate p42)

Williams, W. #2

Williamson, A.J. #2

Williamson, T.J. #2 #15 (as J.T.Williamson MM)

Willis, A. #2

Willis, A.H. #2 #9

Willis, F. #2 (appears twice) #9

Wilmington, A.G. #2 (not on nominal roll)

Wilson, C. #2

Wilson, D. #5

Wilson, C.P. #2

Wilson, H. #2

Wilson, R.D. #2 #7

Wilson, T. #2 #15

Wilson, T. #2

Winter, H. #13

Wishart, A. #2

Wishart, H. #2

Wollard, E. #2

Woodger, G. #2 #10

Woodhouse, A. (MM) #2 #14 #14A

Woodhouse, C. #2

Woodhouse, L.R. #1 #3 #4 #13 (as R.L.Woodhouse)

Woodhouse, L.W. #4

Wookey, L. #2

Wookey, L. #2

Woollan, L.W. L/Cpl 37 Batt #1 #3 #10* (as T.W.Woolan) #15* (as Cpl L.L. Woolan) #16 (as Woolan)

Woollard, A. #2 #10 (as A.T.Woolard) #14

Woollard, H. #2

Woolard, Ernest B. #10 #14 #14A (as Woollard)

Woolard, E.J. #10 #14 (as Woollard) #14B

Wright, A.L. #2

Wright, Samuel William #2 #5 #7 Born 12 September 1871, he was a grazier from Stockdale when he enlisted 26 January 1916. He was sent to camp at the Melbourne Showgrounds 1 March 1916, and after seven months training at Seymour and Royal Park he embarked for England 29 September 1916 as Sapper, Mining Corps, for a further month's training at Salisbury Plain. He embarked for the front in January 1917 as replacements for 2nd Tunnelling Coy, served on the Somme and Ypres, was gassed 24 March 1917 and sent to England where he received treatment in hospitals and convalescent homes. He embarked for Australia 2 November 1917, arriving in Melbourne 30 December 1917. He was discharged 1 February 1918. (Gillios Gate p.46)

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