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PERSONAL NOTES ON CASUALTIES
LT. CARL McGIBBON JESS (reported missing) is the elder son of Lt Gen Sir Carl Jess and Lady Jess of Toorak. Aged 20 he was born in Surrey, England and was educated at Hale School, Perth and MGS. He was in the school cadet corps, and later joined Royal Melbourne Regiment, gaining his commission before he joined the AIF in July 1940. Since going overseas Lt. Jess was in the AIF garrison at Tobruk. Recent reports from Tobruk gave details of several successful AIF patrols, one of which, led by Lt. Jess, brought back a number of enemy prisoners. He was employed on the staff of an advertising firm before enlisting. Lt. Jess announced his engagement early in April 1941 to Miss Betty Wallace Mitchell, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Mitchell of Melbourne.
CAPÍ STUDLEY M GAHAN (wounded In action) 27 years is tile eldest son of Mr and Mis W E Gallan of Eltham He wbs educated at HES Eltham and MGS He joined the Militia at Milduia In 1936 when on the staff of the Bank of NSW and gained his com mtssioi In 1937 Enlisting In July 1940 he went oversea in November His wife is the daughter of Mrs Mitchell Charn- wood rd St Kilda and of the late Lt Col Mitchell of Mildura He has a bl other serving In the AIT
CAPT GEORGE IAN MALLOCH (re poited wounded In action) was born In 1900 and educated at Scotch College Be- fore enlisting in August 1940 he was an impoiter He is married and has one daughtei His home is at Toorak
LT GODFREY A SHELDRICK (re- ported missing in North Africa since May 17) Is a son of Mrs Sheldrlck of Preston and of the late Mr S C Sheldrlck Aged 30 he was Scoutmaster and District Com mLssionei for Preston where his wife and son live Before joining the AD? Lt Sheldiick was a lieut in the 57/60th Batt AMF He enlisted In July, and
went oveisea in Novembei
Sgt CAMPBELL CAMERON deported wounded in action and missing on April 18) Is the eldest son of Mrs Cameron of Malvern and of the late Mr C Camelon of Hamilton He was educated at Hamilton and Western District College and was In the Militia before joining the AIF in October 1939 He went oversea in May 1940 His second brother John is In the RAAF and his youngest brother Lt Don Cameron Is abroad with the
Pto LEONARD J DENNIS 30 (woun-
ded in action) is the second son of Mr '
and Mrs J Dennis Church st Richmond He was boin at Chewton and educated at Bilghton st school Richmond He en- listed at Kalorama where he was em plojed 12 months ago going oversea last November He was a boxing enthusiast
PTE MILrORD GEORGE HENIEY 27 (officially íeported missing since April 12) enlisted on July 1 last and went abioad on February 8 His correct rank name and initials were given In a Ger- man list of 8G Australian prisoners held at Nish Jugoslavia His wife is at present living at Cobram Pte Henley who was bom in Richmond was employed at a Biajbiook factory for several years before joining the AIF He was attached to Vic- torian Scottish Regiment for some time He has two children
PTE EDGAR J HALLOWELL 29 (missing) is a son of Mr and Mrs G Hallowell Rowell av Camberwell He was born at Glenfeirle and educated at the SS there He had a milk round at Rosanna befoie enlisting 12 montlis ago and embaiked last November Pte Stan lev F Hallowell a brother Is also In the
FrE G K CLEMENTS (wounded in action) is a son of Mr and Mrs R Clements Cobden He enlisted In June and went abroad In November He has a brother In the AIT abroad He Is a keen footballer His wife lives at Stoney
SOT. WILLIAM HENRY WALSH I
(missing) was born in Footscray and educated at Hyde st. SS. He Is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Walsh, formerly |
of Rosamond rd., Footscray, and Is 24. Before enlisting he worked at the cordite works, Maribyrnong. I
PTE. ALBERT A. LEYSHAN, 21 (miss- ing), is the only son of Mr. A. Leyshan, Church st., Richmond, and the late Mrs. Leyshan. He was born at Warrnambool and later went to Bairnsdale. Twelve years ago he went to Richmond, and was educated at Yarra Park State and Rich- mond Technical schools. He was farming at Lindenow and Warrnambool before he enlisted in Richmond in June last year, and went abroad shortly afterward. PTE. CHARLES FLOYD, a cousin, was reported killed in action in the first casualty list of the war. PTE. ORMOND R. LEY- SHAN, an uncle, and PTE. GORDON H. TOLAND, another cousin, are in the AIF abroad. PTE. C. H. TOLAND, another cousin, is in an AIF camp.
PTE. LACHLAN MCDONALD, 28 years (reported missing), is a native of Clunes, and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dun- can McDonald. Before Joining the AIF he was employed at cannery works at Bendigo, A good cornet player, he was a member of his battalion band.
PTE. PERCIVAL CHARLES PRATO (reported missing since April 12), 21 years, is a native of Clunes, and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Prato. Educated ot North Clunes, he worked on a farm before enlisting in February.
PTE. LINDSAY LEONARD TIPPER (reported missing), Is a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Tipper, Lawrence, near Clunes,
and his wife, formerly Miss Lorna Mit-1 chell, lives at Clunes. He enlisted in April, 1940, and went oversea in Septem- ber. Before enlisting he was a cartage
PTE. JOSEPH ROBERT WEATHER SON (reported missing), 28 years, is a son of Mrs. J. W. Weatherson. Glen- gower, near Clunes, and of the late Mr. J. R. Weatherson. Educated at Glen- gower, Pte. Weatherson was a farmer be- fore enlisting in September, 1940, and was a well-known trapshot and cricketer. He went abroad In March.