PERSONAL NOTES. |
Mr. and Mrs G R. Hepworth, o£ Fanny street, Furfcld, and late of South port, have rece ved word that their son. ¡sapper Robert W Hepwortt, died of wounds m France on August 11.
Mrs V. J. Mitchell, Dr ¡I Shed, Warwick, lias been officially notified that her son, Driver Maurice II M tcho I, died on August 15 of wounds rec îved m i.ction in France. Dm cr Mitchell had been on active service fir two years
Mrs Svjer an/1 Miss Bowles, of Coor- paroo, have leeoived word that tho_ biofchcr. Gunnel G A Bowles, liai been wounded (gassed).
Word has been received by Mrs C. Smith, Oharlei-i Towers, that her son, Lieut Wull F. ¡smith, was kdled in action on llth instant
Mr J. T Wilkinson, of Alhna street. Rockhampton, his been advised tliat hw son. Private Bert WiDanion, died of wounds m France on August 20 Private Wilkinson, who was 21 veors of age, Jiad liccn on active service in Franco and rianders for the last two j'ears
Mr and Mrs J Graham and Mrs M Donovan, Symes street, Va ley. liave te coived nowa of the death of their vjungest son and broticr, l\i 'ale Leo Graham (a Len is gunacr), in King Georgi! Military Iloapitil, DixrUnd, after 2 years' active serviee Two othor bl others of the deceased soldier, Sergeant J Graham (Rosemount) md Pnvate Owen Graham, liavp both returned wounded
Mrs. Crawford, of Paira-avenuc, Sand- gate, han received word that hoi son, Gunner -T. B Ciawford, ATA , has died of wounds, in Trance, on August 12
Mi Philip Fitzpatrick. Calton Hill, Gjaiipic, has received word tint his son, l'rivatc Joseph Fitzpatrick, was killed in ?action on August 10 He enlisted on April 4, 1916
Mr nnd Mrs Frederick Bauer, Pound Hill, Monkland, have been notified that their son, Private Willum Bauer, was killed in action on August 10
Mr and Mrs J W Teague, of Welling- ton Point, formerly of Wallumbilla, have received word that their son, John Wil- liam Teague, was killed m action, in France, on August 12. The deceased soldier, pre- vious to enlistment, was in the Queens- land Railway service as night officer at Wallangarra, Charleville, and other stations. He enlisted in Brisbane on March 31, 1816, and left Brisbane on August 16, 1916 as a corporal, being pro- moted to the rank of sergeant in France He was in his 23rd year at the time of his
Mrs II Galligher, of Mitchell, received I word on Mond iv that hor son Private
Uilfied Gouch, was killed in action in I ranee, on August li The iRte Privato Crouch, who was lust turned 21 years of ago, enlisted with his brother, Horace Ciouch in the earl} days of the war Mrs Gallauhei also received a letter from hci son Hot lee, who was in hospital, in -harland, huving been gassed
Mr and Mis I Meiclmm, Evastioet, Mar j borough, have boon advised that thoa son, Pnvntn Regina'd Meaclnm was I died on Hie Western Front on August
Mi and Mr* Vaughan, of Caraar 6treot Manhoiough, have been advised of the death from wounds on outrait lr of their Bon, Seigcant Kendall Scott Horne Vaughan
Mi Robeit Whannel, of Tiaro, has bean advised tint lim son James has been award od the Military Medal for conspicuous btaveiv m Trinco His father has re- ceived the following autograph letter from General Rawlinson -"To Private James Whannel Australian Imperial Torco I congialulalo von on the gallant act bv which vou have won the Military Medal
i Rev. C A Cipern, The M inte Rcsc
wood, received ivoid on Monda! ti at his son Jack was killed m action on Viurust 8 Jaek Capem was foimeilj an employee of theBnsbaue Ncwspapci Companj, being engaged in the engineering depaitmcnt He was making excellent propres- by steady application, when the removal ot his parents to Ro«ciiood made it necossaiy for him to reluit) u-h 'us position 1-ioitly afterwards ho enasto J pi the All Youn_ Caporn was a lad of <|tliet, unahouming manner, and made m inj friends "n the Connel" Office dilling lus few vctirs'
Mia Duncan. ClasfioUl (late of Kilcoy), has íeeoived the following letter fiom Gcnei ii Birdwood - I cannot tell vou how really sorrv I fool foi you in the loss of youl third bo), Private M 1 Duncan, of oui j2nd Battalion It is m dcod vvorvv'helnuns, and I know so well there is nothing one uin saj to help vou in jour deep t-orrow I loeeivcd jour letloi on April 14, infoimmg mc that two of vom sons had been lulled m uction, and I at once sert bliw on to the officer commanding 42nil Battalion with instiuc tions to send yoiu othoi boy out of tno lino I received a reply tint he had boen transferred to the _nd Bittihon, and was killed in oin fighting at Dernancourt on April 1 He was then in the lewis aun section, and was shot through the head
He was held in the holiest esteem by
his eomtadrs, two of whom 1 nu in foi mod have written to you 1 ein onlv again tell )ou how dcoplv I di nmni tboc with you, and tnist tint it will la of gome little com» ation bo v ou to know that your lioys moved themselves îcil btave men in wilhnglv and c,allmtly giv nig their lives in the defence of toiiutn and home and all tint we hold dear though ths can mean so little in your great sacrifice With in) kind regards jour« sincerely Wm Birdwood '
Cipt A Vi Pc-usc editor if ' The Pistara! Review las teecivcd a pri vate cable message, advising that his youngest son, Sergeant Alunice Peaiso lviui been killed by a sl-cll m I îvince He lett in the fitst leinforcp
lue nts in 1015, for tihe 1st Infanttv H» vvas at Gallipoli, and then went to Trance in the Wid Battalion Ile waa wounded at Pozic-es, and after iclmg as Quartci
nnstei foi til" new div sion until it WIH disband"d, wen4 back to the front He was 22 yeais cid, and was cduoetcd at the Arandale sehoo, lind was in the ?'mploj of Hht and Co , Ltd , when he cubsted
Mis Dowd, Upper Hdwnid street, '-pnng Hill, has been advised bv cable that her son, Wirrant Offiter W L Dowd, has received Ins ctmmission in the Australian Fljing Cirps Liiutenant Dowd vvnB fomcrly Warrant Offieei it the 1st Australian Gqneril Hospita, i Inch eft Brisbane November, 101 » and siw ceri ire ill Eg) pt f>i which le in« mentioned m despatches Before enlist mont he vv is a tleik in tne Cluer En gmecrs Office for ftulvvais
Mr Arthur AdSatt lus received word from the niutary aiilhoritios that his son Victor \uVott has been vvounilol
Mr Waltci Allnutt, Aldcrlcv, received word on Satuida) that his son Private Ilerrj Allnutt was killed in action on Au_ust 7 He enlisted ovei 2} years ago and has been in France since November 20, 191Ü He was in lus 21st ¿ear
Mi A R Rogers comer Biool es and W îckliam street» Bowen Hills has been advised tliat his »on, Lieutenant Leslie H Rogers h is been reported wounded (second occasion)
News has been received by Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Keillor, Mt Comrie, Upper Caboolture, that their second son, Private T. H. Keillor, died of wounds on August 9 in France. This is their second son to make the supreme sacrifice. Both sons enlisted in 1916. Their sisters are Mrs. R. S. Gibbings (Innisfail), Mrs. T. H. Gardner, (Stanthorpe) and Mrs A. C. Adam (Dalby). Pte. T. H. Keillor also leaves a widow and little daughter.
Mrs L Jaeohson Eildon Windsor, Was received the sad news that her husband Lanoc-corpornl LOBIIO Taeohson, was killed in action on August 12 Corpiral L Jacobwin was the voungest Pon of Mrs I lacobson, late of Asoog terrace, Too
Private Duminskl who was referred to in our cable messages ycsteiday as having been repatriated (tom Cemianv is a member of a family who have resided at Claj field for many years His fi lends were ndviped recently that he was a prisoner of war in Germany and had loBt « leg Private DutninBki's brother was killed at the Tront a few months
A cable has been received by Mr John Traper, of Cooloolabin Yandina district stating that his son (John) was tjilled m action on August 12 The family aro old and popular residents of the Yandina
The Balmoral Show Committee, at its meeting on Monda) evening, passed a vote of sympathy to Mr Hamilton (late of Morningside) on the death of his son, Lieut H H P Hamilton, m action in
Mrs C. A Smith, Colonga, Haig street, Clayfield Ins received i cablegiain Iron, 1 er only son. Sergeant, Tohn Gordon Smith saving, "In hnsmita!, slight
wound left hin doinix well '
Mr F Rowlings of Inglewood has been officsllv advised that hw son Private M t Rowlings has been awarded the Mill tary Medal for gallantry in the field
Mr and Mrs Edwin Smyth, of Glen Lynn, Murgon have been notified offi emily «hat th«ir son, Privito Art-» £ Smyth, hai been "gained."