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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 4,456,392
2 NeilHamilton 3,059,991
3 noelwoodhouse 2,920,168
4 annmanley 2,239,305
5 John.F.Hall 2,146,139
...
491 denben42 68,336
492 SLQLD 68,312
493 pisces 68,256
494 mccallumalison8 68,039
495 kav123 67,999
496 rayhayes 67,646

68,039 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 554
April 2017 26
January 2017 89
December 2016 66
May 2016 603
April 2016 3,160
March 2016 2,628
February 2016 858
August 2015 1,787
July 2015 1,585
June 2015 614
May 2015 1,311
April 2015 619
March 2015 2,314
February 2015 2,803
January 2015 1,915
December 2014 949
November 2014 1,125
October 2014 3,048
September 2014 1,030
August 2014 143
June 2014 22
May 2014 61
April 2014 57
March 2014 51
February 2014 136
January 2014 339
November 2013 144
October 2013 490
September 2013 2,517
August 2013 2,571
July 2013 2,382
June 2013 2,805
May 2013 1,895
April 2013 1,465
March 2013 1,504
February 2013 1,279
January 2013 523
December 2012 1,620
November 2012 1,060
October 2012 505
September 2012 119
July 2012 46
May 2012 6
April 2012 427
March 2012 735
February 2012 322
January 2012 1,714
December 2011 1,354
November 2011 2,495
October 2011 1,838
September 2011 5,974
August 2011 2,085
July 2011 1,105
May 2011 100
April 2011 830
February 2011 236

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 4,456,361
2 NeilHamilton 3,059,991
3 noelwoodhouse 2,920,168
4 annmanley 2,239,235
5 John.F.Hall 2,146,134
...
490 SLQLD 68,303
491 pisces 68,256
492 kav123 67,999
493 mccallumalison8 67,987
494 rayhayes 67,646
495 robertmarks 67,454

67,987 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 554
April 2017 26
January 2017 66
December 2016 66
May 2016 603
April 2016 3,145
March 2016 2,614
February 2016 858
August 2015 1,787
July 2015 1,585
June 2015 614
May 2015 1,311
April 2015 619
March 2015 2,314
February 2015 2,803
January 2015 1,915
December 2014 949
November 2014 1,125
October 2014 3,048
September 2014 1,030
August 2014 143
June 2014 22
May 2014 61
April 2014 57
March 2014 51
February 2014 136
January 2014 339
November 2013 144
October 2013 490
September 2013 2,517
August 2013 2,571
July 2013 2,382
June 2013 2,805
May 2013 1,895
April 2013 1,465
March 2013 1,504
February 2013 1,279
January 2013 523
December 2012 1,620
November 2012 1,060
October 2012 505
September 2012 119
July 2012 46
May 2012 6
April 2012 427
March 2012 735
February 2012 322
January 2012 1,714
December 2011 1,354
November 2011 2,495
October 2011 1,838
September 2011 5,974
August 2011 2,085
July 2011 1,105
May 2011 100
April 2011 830
February 2011 236

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 82,274
2 mickbrook 82,039
3 murds5 54,198
4 PhilThomas 24,155
5 EricTheRed 20,242
...
250 boblarkin 52
251 howiejd 52
252 jKayEm 52
253 mccallumalison8 52
254 rodneysmyth 52
255 sanderj 52

52 line(s) corrected.

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January 2017 23
April 2016 15
March 2016 14


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INVERELL MEMORIES OF THE 80's (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 7 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-11 01:00 INVERELL MEMORIISf
OF THE 80#s i
A comprehensive survey of In- .
C. Murray in a talk to the Inverell Rot- !
INVERELL MEMORIES
OF THE 80's
A comprehensive survey of In-
C. Murray in a talk to the Inverell Rot-
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-11 00:10 ______________________
derers for the erection of the
his time can be seen in the
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-11 00:06 i men, including Jack Sulli\si,
a master tradesman. The lnts
i O. J. Hooker served his ap
i presuircship there.
| Both these factories turned
out a complete toot.
ilarry Wilton (a good trick- ,
cten had a soap factory n';\r
I Ted Wheat's present re?1-'
I dence on the Bundarra R.iad,
i and iiujjji'iod all the bar scan
for The district. The locality is .
1 biill kr.own as the 'soap works.'
Local Tradesmen
,' tory with a frontage to Otho
Lane on the land occupied by |
I Eiichelm.ilers' motor business, (
1 and n.siried in the dwelling no1;
occiipieri by Mrs. Monckton in
Vivian Street.
Thorlcy Brothers (Allen an.1
Cad:nnn°Siimuel) had a busi
r.r:s w-i» Nesbltt's Store iu'-.v
hlnr.d? They were building con
tractors and manufacturers of
internal fittings and famitiire.
They employed tradesmen th't
were cx-pm wood turners ar.l
.joiners. Alfred Judge was or.e
of tl-.e r.upenters and Georire
Bercii.i '.vjis the Xrench polisher
;no p-jt nf varnish and paint
brush Mii-st! days). The firm
v.cre nLo the Jocal undertakers
?'M inn lie their own coffins.
They were contractors for the
I,-., Hi,., of tDI, oxford Hctel,
which is built oh a lime foun
d.ttwn. During its erectinn
i-ichie McKechnie laid 150D
clicks in one day for a wager
or -'20
Moore BroUn-rs (Harry nrd
Joe i were building contractors
only. Thev erectitd. snd lived in
the residence occupied by th»
!..;-? a. J s. Butler in Gran.iUM
Street for a number of years.
They were the successful ten
derers for the erection of the
Imperial Hotel. A specimen of
tlye work turned out locally at
his time can be seen in the
staircase of this Hotel.
Morg-ans had a bui-iding busi
ness where Baylcy and Bris
set's bac.crs shop now stands.
Samuel Senior, a building
contractor, resided in the ;
dwelling lately occupied by J. '?
CoUins' b-.i'ioina house. He
buiit the Court House and the
gaol.
William Nott (father of
Georgei, who became one of
the .biggest budding conirac- I
tors in the north, resided in I
the brick cottage on the bani; i
of the river near the Tin;ha
Bridge.
Brice had brick kilns on the
land at the foot of Cunningh
ham's Hill, and manufactured
hand-made bricks. The re
mains of these kilns can still
be seen.
Georse Nott later established
a brick- making plant on land
just above Brice's.
_____________________________
derers for the erection of the
his time can be seen in the
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-10 23:59 noiv occupied by Dowda Mach- I
rirvy Ccnv.wny. and was later |
rp:ii:yvi-d ' to 'premises wliPre
BlaJr-Ki-.1 '.'.man's job-print :ng
'\r,:,:s a:*- i.ow. T'r.e building, a ,
«;ijtl.':i one. was later burnt
ri'.iun in ihe Bvron Street fire.
I lie proprietors were Buckle
ic.i and Jamirson.
T'c Times v, as printed in the
'r.nia'.ng also fronting Otho
I..i:.c. situated at the rear of
('. ??. C'clcs. and the office was
in i1. building where Bruce
S'nnl!'.s Bicycle Sliop is now.
Tlv.- proprietor was W. H. Band.
Vi- tnria Park was dedicated
I'y '.:''.'; Ccu::cii for a market
f.'.ju:::'e! ar.d was fenced in with
liish iiaJings. Alderman Stout,
who had a store in the build
rtsjio;.si'j:e f;r the move but
tiie oniy in.'.rketini done sjis
ri'.er.il cicds oi corn grown ov
Padciy H.-.'.'kntt, who reined it
from C ? '.
now occupied by Dowda Mach-
inery Company, and was later
removed to premises where
Blair Hickman's job-printing
works are now. The building, a
wooden one. was later burnt
down in the Byron Street fire.
The proprietors were Buckle-
ton and Jamieson.
The Times was printed in the
'building also fronting Otho
ane situated at the rear of
G. J. Coles. and the office was
in a building where Bruce
Small's Bicycle Shop is now.
The proprietor was W. H. Bond.
Victoria Park was dedicated
by the Councii for a market
square and was fenced in with
high palings. Alderman Stout,
who had a store in the build-
responsible for the move but
the only marketing done was
several crops of corn grown by
Paddy Hackett, who rented it
from Council.
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-10 23:49 George Chaffey, who cam!]
f: ' r; :n T.'.nr.-. hnci a con'h- :
? '??.:??? ??'.;iir-s wlii're Cos- ,
ur.'.-' Gi.'aic is now situated. I
Ihe late f'rani Brown served
P. J. Ma^oney 'la0^ a ^n'
smith's shop where the Com
mercial 3ariKing Co- of Sydney I
is r.ow trading. |
Adams (great srandfathev of ?
the p'vn.se!it generation) had a
Pom's mot-r tyre works now
is. with a detached residence
;it rear. He afterwards built the
by Mr. Dudley Wr.rnei'. i
Robert Cooper (a (Mod rifle
shot i had a jeweller's shop,
Zo.iiand Bsnk now stands. His
riaughtsr mrt::'icd Ben Goodson,
Kii-chn»r h~.d n icweller's
phon where the CB.A. is now
Strrrt TJftlitintr. At this
period kcrossne lamns lit he
streets. A lump lighter rode
ladder and tauer and lit each
Iwo Papers Carried the News
T^o Argus was printed in a t
h-.n:c!-.iif, with frontage to Otho
h:\i~.p :u t;ij rear cl premi.sci |
George Chaffey, who came
from Glen Innes had a coach-
building business where Cog-
gan's Garage is now situated.
The late Frank Brown served
P. J. Mahoney had a tin-
smith's shop where the Com-
mercial Banking Co- of Sydney
is now trading.
Adams (great grandfather of
the present generation) had a
Perry's motor tyre works now
is with a detached residence
at rear. He afterwards built the
by Mr. Dudley Warner.
Robert Cooper (a (good rifle
shot ) had a jeweller's shop
Zealand Bank now stands. His
daughter married Ben Goodson,
Kirchner had a jeweller's
shop where the CB.A. is now
Street Lighting. At this
period kerosene lamps lit the
streets. A lamp lighter rode
ladder and taper and lit each
TWO PAPERS CARRIED THE NEWS
The Argus was printed in a
building, with frontage to Otho
Lane at rear of premises
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-10 23:37 lila'.o ar.d Collins h;ul a
H's .r^-Luii'c'i'icr business where
V.^'.'.v a: d Pnr-:er'« business is
new. -iid afterwavds removed
! ) Ci:r.:k'0T.T's present site.
Tni- I: i iiipss. \vn.' afterwards
c ?::?-?:' mi hv Rr.vle and Cusic:
a' (??.''i.-'n'.-ul1d!'rs.
K'.r ?~:r ( !npcy, who cam!]
Blake and Collins had a
waggon-building business where
Varley and Parker's business is
now, and afterwards removed
to Gaukroger's present site.
This business was afterwards
carried on byRawle and Cusier
as coachbuilders.
George Chaffey, who cam!]
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-10 20:06
Al^Hfeice oi Smiths, Buqgy-builders
Colin McKcnzie (a black- ,
ivaicii is now tlie Service.- Cen- j
tre in River Street. i
William Kiddett's blacksmith .
shop w.i? o:i the land adjoin
ing Avern, Mcintvre, WariiRi' |
and G.iruisier. |
Ji:!m \\aUi's smithy was O'l :
the lami t::;i'- the Alt Shu;) m.'.v
OCf'J'lUo.
bu?''y-::::;'.ii:n-'. and bl.u'l:
siMitlii!^ iv,;.~:ne.ss where In
vc:-l!1 .'?,!. i'.i/.- r.r.w carries on
Lusinp.s... . nJ lived in a rotttije
o:i til' .;.i:k of tho river near
tl-.c Wi : T.v.i bui'.dl;1-? m-Ui
.'?'t.-.i-.i Til.' Ijil' George RumbJs I
wis Ins i'-nima; blACksnvtli.
______________________
_____________________________
ABUNDANCE OF SMITHS, BUGGY-BUILDERS
Colin McKenzie (a black-
which is now the Service Cen-
tre in River Street.
William Riddett's blacksmith
shop was on the land adjoin-
ing Avern, Mcintvre, Warneer|
and Gardiner.
John Walsh's smithy was on
the land that the Art Shop now
occupies.
buggy-building and black-
smithing business where In-
verell Motors now carries on
business, and lived in a cottage
on the bank of the river near
the Wing (?) Ting (?) building still
standing. The late George Rumble
was the leading blacksmith.
MEMORIES OF INVERELL IN 'EIGHTIES (Article), The Inverell Times (NSW : 1899 - 1954), Friday 14 August 1953 page 4 2017-05-10 19:54 [?]
IN 'EIGHTIES
THe second instalment of a com
first instalment published in last Fri
Health Services Well Catered For
Dr. Knowles had his consul
Dr. Thomas Lane, who mar
chemist's shop which is now |
owned, by Ron Kyle.
' C. B. Lane (brother of the
dentist in Inverell and after
wards established a big prac
and one of his sons isw the
famous eye specialist at New
Minister Rode Into Town
strong personality and was in
ployecs before the compulsory '
and the Rev. Hardy has kind
..xOv-uj, W.H. Beale', C. W.
as assistant Lieutenant Tim
wooden 'building on the land
and Norman Gardner's hard
erection of the citadel in Viv
Three Hills Ground Local Flour
The solicitors were Hind
Wagga and established a prac- ;
tice here. I was head clerk at |
a salary of 7/6 per week. ]
Pawleys had a mill where
in the residence recently oc
ratepayers recently purchased '
a parking site in Campbell '
The Top Mill, a brick struc- ;
Noonans had a bakery bus
iness in the building now oc
occupied by the United Insur
Frasers ..had a bakers
shop in the Body build
buildings of shops and resi
the brick building now oc
cupies. This business was af
George Dean (Father of Ar
Furniture Store. This was af
carried on the business of a but
sold at Id per pound.
..Palmers (father of the late
Wool Store (prior to the erec
to Perry's Tyre Service build
at Roseneath) built the but
the next; owners, and it was
Harry Girle was the next own
John Gillespie had a but
worth £3 a head. Rump steak '
shop on part of land where Varl
ley and Parker's offices nov
J. Russell's business was;
Time; [nfrrain w:a= in t!io '
M'.r'e. He was regarded a* a ?
master tradesman and Hie ;
rimniprcial travellers hud
the'!' .='ji:- made by him in j
preference to city tailnrs. - Or?
nf the .sins was aft?rw:-'f'-
head culler for Farmer ai'.d
Co.. Svd:icy.
Early industries Have Ceased
where the Queensland Insur
are, wiih a tannery at Goo
Phil Hughes served his ap
Jam*!s Adams had a boot
factory where Barry's Cy-le
Shop now stands. He alsi
Hm Work By
Georg» Baker had a sad
a saddler's shop where Marc.s
Clark is now carrying on busi
». J. CaJlasrlian (fsther of
Ashers' Buildlnj now stands.
(P. Davis served his appren
ticeshlp with him-. i
Samuel Jackson was in th?
street. (The late Thcmas Dur- i
kin served hLs apprenticeship
with himi.
Thomas Brothers CHarry ard
Joe) had a brewery in tin '
building now used as a honey |
the bu'k beer sold in the dis- 1
trict. They afterwards founded ?
'Snowc'.ads,' and members nf
the family still retain shares in '
thp company.
Charles Egan had a enrdin!
Gale's Tinsmith Shop and Ihp
Ir.tsrnational Harvester build- !
ins. ' !

IN 'EIGHTIES (1880s)
The second instalment of a com-
first instalment published in last Fri-
HEALTH SERVICES WELL CATERED FOR
Dr. Knowles had his consul-
Dr. Thomas Lane, who mar-
chemist's shop which is now
owned by Ron Kyle.
C. B. Lane (brother of the
dentist in Inverell and after-
wards established a big prac-
and one of his sons is the
famous eye specialist at New-
MINISTER RODE INTO TOWN
strong personality and was in-
ployees before the compulsory
and the Rev. Hardy has kind-
McCoy (?), W.H. Beale, C. W.
as assistant Lieutenant Tim-
wooden building on the land
and Norman Gardner's hard-
erection of the citadel in Viv-
THREE MILLS GROUND LOCAL FLOUR
SOLICITORS:The solicitors were Hind-
Wagga and established a prac-
tice here. (I was head clerk at
a salary of 7/6 per week. )
MILLS: Pawleys had a mill where
in the residence recently oc-
ratepayers recently purchased
a parking site in Campbell
The Top Mill, a brick struc-
Noonans had a bakery bus-
iness in the building now oc-
occupied by the United Insur-
Frasers had a bakers
shop in the Body build-
buildings of shops and resi-
the brick building now oc-
cupies. This business was af-
George Dean (Father of Ar-
Furniture Store. This was af-
carried on the business of a but-
sold at 1d per pound.
Palmers (father of the late
Wool Store (prior to the erec-
to Perry's Tyre Service build-
at Roseneath) built the but-
the next owners, and it was
Harry Girle was the next own-
John Gillespie had a but-
worth £3 a head. Rump steak
shop on part of land where Varl-
ley and Parker's offices now
J. Russell's business was
James Ingram was in the
Milne (?). He was regarded as a
master tradesman and the ;
commercial travellers had
their suitx made by him in
preference to city tailors. On
of the sons was afterwards
head cutter for Farmer and
Co. Sydney.
EARLY INDUSTRIES HAVE CEASED
where the Queensland Insur-
are, wiih a tannery at Goo-
Phil Hughes served his ap-
James Adams had a boot
factory where Barry's Cycle
Shop now stands. He also
men, including Jack Sullivan,
a master tradesman. The late
O.J. Hooker served his ap-
prenticeship there.
Both these factories turned
out a complete boot.
Harry Wilton (a good crick-
eter) had a soap factory near
Ted Wheat's present resi-
dence on the Bundarra Road,
and supplied all the bar soap
for the district. The locality
is still known as the "soap works".
FINE WORK BY LOCAL TRADESMEN
George Baker had a sad-
a saddler's shop where Marcus
Clark is now carrying on busi-
D. J. Callaghan (father of
Rowley)i had his shop where
Ashers' Buildlng now stands.
(P. Davis served his appren-
ticeshlp with him.
Samuel Jackson was in the
street. (The late Thomas Dur-
kin served his apprenticeship
with him.
Thomas Brothers (Harry ard
Joe) had a brewery in the
building now used as a honey
the bulk beer sold in the dis-
trict. They afterwards founded
"Snowclads", and members of
the family still retain shares in
the company.
Charles Egan had a cordial
Gale's Tinsmith Shop and the
International Harvester build-
ing.
Connellams (?) had a cordial fac-
tory with a frontage to Otho
Lane on the land occupied by
Enchelmaier's motor business,
and resided in the dwelling now
occupied by Mrs Monckton in
Vivian Street.
Thorley Brothers (Allen and
Cadman Samuel) had a busi-
ness where Nesbitt's Store now
stands, They were building con-
tractors and manufacturers of
internal fittings and furniture,
They employed tradesmen that
were expert wood turners and
joiners. Alfred Judge was one
of the carpenters and George
Bercini was the french polisher
(no pot of varnish and paint
brush those days.) The firm
were also the local undertakers
and made their own coffins.
They were contractors for the
building of the Oxford Hotel,
which was built on a lime foun-
dation. During its erection
Lochie McKechnie laid 1500
bricks in one day for a wager
of £20.
Moore Brothers (Harry and
John were building contractors
only. They erected and lived in
the residence occupied by the
late S.J.S. Butler in Granville
Street for a number of years.
They were the successful ten-
derers for the erection of the
Imperial Hotel. A specimen of
the work turned out locally at
this time can be seen in the
staircase in this hotel.
Morgans had a building busi-
ness where Bayley and Bris-
set's bakers shop now stands.
Samuel Senior, a building
contractor, resided in the
dwelling lately occupied by J.
Collins' boarding house. He
built the Court House and the
gaol.
William Nott (father of
George), who became one of
the biggest contrac-
tors in the north, resided in
the brick cottage on the bank
of the river near the Tingha Bridge,
Brice had brick kilns on the
land at the foot of Cunnin-
gham's Hill and manufactured
hand-made bricks. The re-
mains of these kilns can still
be seen.
George Nott later established
a brick-making plant on land
just above Brice's.
WHERE THE TROOPS ARE BRIGADE LOCATIONS GIVEN (Detailed lists, results, guides), Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Saturday 5 April 1919 [Issue No.2,591] page 39 2017-05-10 01:35 12th Infantry Brigade — Malines.[correction NALINNES}
12th Infantry Brigade — Malines.[correction NALINNES]
WHERE THE TROOPS ARE BRIGADE LOCATIONS GIVEN (Detailed lists, results, guides), Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Saturday 5 April 1919 [Issue No.2,591] page 39 2017-05-10 01:34 <tb Infantry Brigade— Marclnelle.
7th. Infantry Brigade — Marchienne au Pont.
SEE Infantry Brigade — Archeux en Vimeux.
12th Infantry Brigade — Malines.
13th Infantry Brigade— Coorlamont.
6th Australian Division— Walcourt.
Sth Infantry Brigade— Solrestgery.
6th Infantry Brigade— Marcinelle.
7th Infantry Brigade — Marchienne au Pont.
9th Infantry Brigade — Archeux en Vimeux.
12th Infantry Brigade — Malines.[correction NALINNES}
13th Infantry Brigade— Cooriamont.
5th Australian Division— Walcourt.
8th Infantry Brigade— Solrestgery.

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    W.J.A. ALLSOP wrote a diary during his WW1 service, which includes references to VIGNACOURT, Somme, FRANCE

    (commonly known as Allan ALLSOP to distinguish him from his father Wilfred)

    Born 11 April 1893 at Flemington in Melbourne, Victoria, but on 23 July 1915 (aged 22 years 3 months) when he enlisted in the AIF at Liverpool, NSW , he was resident at 'Arrabury', Brierley Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, the home of his mother Mrs Ellen ALLSOP. He was a member of the Church of England, single, and employed as a Clerk. Had previously served as a Senior Cadet with the Cadets Volunteer Militia.
    Embarked, (aged 22 years 7 months) for duty overseas on 10 November 1915 at Melbourne on HMAT Ascanius (ship number A11) with rank of Sapper in the Australian Corps School (also served in Australian Corps Signalling Company)
    Returned to Australia with the rank of Private on 19 April 1919 in the 8th Field Ambulance.

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    Thomas ANDERSON
    born possibly Glasgow, Scotland about 1828
    died 16 June 1916 in Adelaide
    farmer of Charleston SA
    married Elizabeth HECTOR 25th Jan 1847 North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Thomas' Age at mariage: 19)
    Elizabeth HECTOR Birth: 05 Feb 1829 in Brigstock, Northamptonshire, England Death: 10 May 1895 in Charleston, South Australia, Australia

    Elizabeth emigrated to Australia aboard the barque Isabella Watson with her mother, father James and brother Thomas HECTOR- arrived Thursday May 14, 1846 in Adelaide
    Children:1 son, 4 daughters

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  5. ARMSTRONG - Millicent Sylvia
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    prize winning author, novelist, playwright

    Croix-de-Guerre for bravery under fire WW1


    volunteer canteen worker Etaples France
    orderly and later clerk Scottish Womens Hospital
    Royaumont France
    Villers Cotteret France

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  6. ATKIN - Charles Stanley - Goodwood Park South Australia - son of George ATKIN
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    Mr Charles Stanley ATKIN of GOODWOOD PARK, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    SERVICE NUMBER 933 ;
    Place Of Birth: West Riding, Yorkshire, England;
    Place Of Enlistment: Adelaide, South Australia;
    Next Of Kin was Father George ATKIN.

    WW1 SERVICE
    3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 5th Reinforcement, embarked from Adelaide, South Australia on board HMAT A59 "Botanist" 2 June 1915

    The HMAT A59 Botanist weighed 7,688 tons with an average cruise speed of 13 knots or 24.07 kmph. It was owned by the Charente SS Co Ltd, Liverpool, and leased by the Commonwealth until 6 December 1916.

    Embarkation Roll

    933 Private Charles Stanley ATKIN, a 19 year old Dairyman from Goodwood, South Australia.
    He enlisted on 3 December 1914;
    and at the conclusion of the war Returned to Australia, 8 April 1919

    The above individual soldier's embarkation information contains the following details:
    Rank on embarkation;
    Full name of the soldier
    Declared age of the soldier;
    The last occupation held;
    The last address as a civilian;
    Enlistment Date; and,
    Fate.

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  7. ATKIN - Philip and wife Emily (nee RICHARDS) of 116 Goodwood Road Goodwood SA
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    Philip ATKIN married Emily RICHARDS in January 1869
    Emily RICHARDS was born 12 October 1834 in Helston, Cornwall, and came to South Australia with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Richard Richards, three sisters and a brother, in the ship "Standard", in October 1853. The family lived for some time in Young street, Adelaide, and removed to Ramsgate street, New Glenelg. Her father set up business as a painter and decorator.


    After her marriage to Philip ATKIN she moved to his place of business.
    Their children were:
    Miss Edith ATKIN, Goodwood;

    Harriett Emily ATKIN. (youngest daughter) —married on the 11th January 1900, at Goodwood, by the Rev. J. G. Raws, to Charles Frederick BUTTERY (youngest son of Mr. R. J. Buttery, of Norwood), as Mrs. C. F. BUTTERY, resided at Dulwich;

    and Mr. P. E. ATKIN, Morphettville Park (later Goodwood).
    There were four grand-children in 1927.


    Philip came to South Australia in 1861 from Burton Joyce on Trent, Nottingham, on the ship "Bristow", in charge of a valuable horse for Mr. Hughes, of Booyoolie Estate where he remained for several years.
    He then commenced business at his trade as a bootmaker in Hindley street, subsequently removing to Gawler place, and then to Goodwood.
    He was a lay preacher with Methodist Church.

    The couple moved to Goodwood in 1880, at which time Emily established a newspaper agency, in which she was a partner until her death ( or at least til 1939). In the shop (newsagency and store) on the Goodwood-road, Emily served scholars of the Goodwood public school, their fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers selling, lollies, lead pencils, books, papers, and toys.
    Philip died on 29 July 1918, aged 82.
    Emily died aged 107 on Sunday 26 April 1942. Fit and alert with only some deafness, was only bedridden the last 2 years of her life. Keen member of Cornish Association, keen reader, gardener, knitter (since age 5) and needlewoman. As a young woman was in church choir and was Sunday School teacher at St Peter's Church of England, Glenelg. When married, joined her husband's church, the Flinders Street Baptist Church in 1869. Devoted much time to religious and philanthropic activities.

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  8. AUSTRALIAN MILITARY NURSE'S UNIFORM WW1 - Australian Army Nursing Service - AANS)
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    Commonwealth Regulations regarding the uniform of military nurses - superintendants, matrons, sisters, nurses.

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    Illustrated series of Articles by Adam Watson
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  10. BABIDGE
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    BABIDGE FAMILY OF HEATHCOTE, VICTORIA

    The Babidge family (of Heathcote Vic) arrived in Australia in 1855. There were a number of children and hence the several Babidge families in the Heathcote area. One of the children born in Australia was Elias Samuel Babidge Snr (b.1860). In 1891 he married Elizabeth Ann BARKER and together they had six children:

    (1) Robert Henry (Harry) b.1892 Heathcote
    Married Jane BONNEY in 1919
    Died 1969 at Kyneton Vic

    (2) Elias Samuel (Samuel) b.1894 Toolleen Vic
    Unmarried
    Died 1918 France

    (3) Ellen (Nellie) b.1896 Heathcote
    Unmarried
    Died 1971 Fitzroy Vic
    Was a nurse/midwife and ran Sister Babidge's Private Hospital,
    her address was High Street Heathcote
    http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1936/V/general/151.pdf
    http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1945/V/general/46.pdf

    (4) Charles b.1900 Heathcote, Died 1958 Cobram Vic,
    Married Pearl McCORMACK(Pearl BABIDGE nee McCORMACK died in 1992)

    (5) Edward (Ted) b.1901 Heathcote
    Married Evelyn Helen MURRAY in 1936
    Had a career in the Vic Police
    Died 1977 Ballarat Vic

    (6) Francis John (Frank) b.1904 Heathcote
    Married Alice Pearl GEDYE in 1933
    Died 1984 Shepparton
    Frank and Alice had a daughter Margaret Ann BABIDGE who had a career in bush nursing. Sadly she passed away at Shepparton in 2009.

    NOTES ABOVE Supplied by Tim LYCETT


    Elias Samuel BABIDGE (known as Samuel) (b 1860 Heathcote, d 30 June 1931 Heathcote)
    and his wife Elizabeth Ann (nee BARKER) (d February 1943 Heathcote)
    resident at Kyneton Road Heathcote.
    They had six children: Robert Henry (Harry), Elias Samuel (Samuel), Charles, Nellie, Edward, and Frank.
    Elizabeth Ann's death notice in The Argus dated 18 Feb 1943 states she died suddenly at Kyneton Rd, Heathcote, and was the widow of Samuel and mother of Harry, Samuel (deceased) Charles, Nellie, Edward and Frank.
    Robert Henry BABIDGE, of Spring Plains, Mia Mia, farmer, was the executor appointed by Elizabeth Ann's will, dated the 12th day of August, 1932.

    Either E.S senior or E.S. junior on 7 November 1913 granted land by Heathcote Land Board:-E.S. BABIDGE 20 acres, parish of Heathcote.

    The son Elias Samuel BABIDGE, known as Samuel, was born in 1894 at Toolleen. Samuel served in WW1: first period of service from 1914 as Regimental number 1312, 6th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement ; second service from 1916 as R2194 Private Elias Samuel BABIDGE, of 6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement. Died of wounds 25 June 1918. Buried in France at Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 18).
    See overview of service at http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=9904
    AND at http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=9904
    THESE SERVICE RECORDS COPIED BELOW go to: VICTORIAN CASUALTIES. LIST No. 417.

    The son Robert Henry BABIDGE (known as Harry), married Jane BONNEY (known as Ginny) in 1919 they had a property (sheep) at Mia Mia called "Spring Plains". Harry was on the committee of Heathcote Hospital, and on the committee of Heathcote Branch of VICTORIAN WHEAT AND WOOL GROWERS' ASSOCIATION.Harry died in Kyneton in 1969 and Ginny in 1975.

    The son Edward BABIDGE married Evelyn Helen (nee MURRAY).


    There are Birth Notices in The Argus (Melbourne, Victoria) in 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1935 and 1939 for children born at Sister BABIDGE's private hospital Heathcote. According to Victorian Government Gazettes this is Ellen BABIDGE. It has been confirmed that she was the "Nellie", daughter of Elias Samuel BABIDGE and Elizabeth Ann (nee BAKER) referred to in her mother's death notice. NOTE: Ellen BABIDGE is buried in the Heathcote Cemetery along with Elias Samuel (Snr). and Elizabeth Ann BABIDGE and 2 of their sons and daughters-in-law (see note below :INTERRED AT HEATHCOTE CEMETERY).
    http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1928/V/general/139.pdf
    Victoria Government Gazette No 139 Friday October 12 1928,
    Nurses Board, Nurses Registration Act 1923, Victoria,Supplementary Register of General Nurses,
    Page 2740 Register of General Nurses
    For the period ending 31 December 1927 A.E. Broomhall, Registrar, 352 Collins Street Melbourne, 5 September 1928
    Regn No 3376, Date of Registration: 26/7/1927, Name: BABIDGE, Ellen, Address: Private Hospital Heathcote
    Section: 8(a) Hospital or Training Establishment: blank

    http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1936/V/general/151.pdf
    Victoria Government Gazette, No. 151 Thursday August 13,1936
    Nurses Board, Nurses Acts Victoria, Register of Nurses
    page 2054, Register of Nurses,
    For the period ending 31 December 1935, A.E. Broomhall, Register, 352 Collins Street, Melbourne.
    Regn Number 3376, Date of Registration 26/7/1927, Name: BABIDGE, Ellen, Address: Private Hospital Heathcote, Section 8(a) Hospital or Training Establishment: blank

    http://gazette.slv.vic.gov.au/images/1945/V/general/46.pdf
    Victoria Government Gazette, No. 46, Thursday April 12, 1945
    Nurses Board, Midwives Act Register of Midwives 1944,
    Page 1030, Register of Midwives
    For the period ending 31 December 1943, E Pitchford, S.R.N., Registrar, 17 March 1944
    Regn Number 3096, Date of Regn; 1/6/1923, Name: BABIDGE, Ellen, Address: High Street, Heathcote,
    Section :14(c) Hospital or Training Establishment: Bona fide nursing, April 1923.
    14(c) indicates that the midwife has completed the prescribed course of training and passed the prescribed examination. training



    INTERRED AT HEATHCOTE CEMETERY:
    Source: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ausvsac/Heathcote.htm
    The list below only refers to headstones in the cemetery and is not a complete burial list.
    BABIDGE Elias Samuel, Elizabeth Ann (BARKER)
    BABIDGE Ellen
    BABIDGE Evelyn Helen, Edward
    BABIDGE Robert Henry, Jane
    Headstone photographs from HEATHCOTE CEMETERY are available free by e-mailing a request to Carol at judkins@netspace.net.au
    Please remember to include the name of the cemetery in your request.
    These photographs were originally taken in June 2010 and updated in June 2011.





    MIA MIA is a town 17 Km south west of Heathcote.
    HEATHCOTE is a town in central Victoria, Australia, situated on the Northern Highway 110 kilometres north of Melbourne and 40 kilometres south-east of Bendigo via the McIvor Highway.

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  11. BABIDGE of 18 Darlington Grove, East Coburg, Victoria
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    BABIDGE.-
    William BABIDGE and his wife Annie Eliza,
    residence18 Darlington grove, East Coburg,
    CHILDREN: 7
    Jim,
    George,
    Zill (Mrs. Oliver),
    Kath (Mrs. McKemmish),
    Neil,
    Geoff,
    and Ella,

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  12. BABIDGE of OLINDA, Victoria
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    BABIDGE
    Charles Henry BABIDGE
    and his wife Mary (d 12 May 1932 aged 79 years),
    residents of Olinda
    CHILDREN: 1
    son Charles

    Olinda is a small and rather beautiful settlement located 44 km east of the Melbourne city centre atop Mt Dandenong. It is noted for its scenic situation.
    The Wurrundjeri people once inhabited this area, passing on to Yarra Valley where they passed their summers on the banks of the Yarra River. The first European known to set foot in the Dandenongs was botanist Daniel Bunce who was drawn from Melbourne by the image of the looming western slopes in 1839. Guided by a party of Aboriginal people he climbed Mt Corhanwarrabul (628 metres) and Mt Dandenong (633 metres) - the two highest peaks in the ranges. Bourkes Lookout (see subsequent entry) is now situated atop the former.
    The first European settlers in the Olinda area were the Holden family who camped on the slopes from 1855 and felled mountain ash until the turn of the century. Official settlement began in the 1870s and fruit-growing accompanied timbergetting. Guest houses and tea rooms were established to encourage tourists when fruit prices fell.
    Olinda was the only settlement in the hills to be formally laid out thanks largely to the efforts of John Dodd who opened the first shop in the main street in 1893. Distinguished Australian artist Arthur Streeton bought a house here in the 1920s. Novelist Arthur Upfield stayed at a lodge on Mount Dandenong in 1938 and used the area as the setting for two of his detective novels, The Devil's Step (1946) and An Author Bites the Dust (1948).
    Markets are held at Olinda on the second Sunday of each month.Olinda is a popular tourist town in the bushy and scenic Dandenong Ranges, situated between Mount Dandenong and the villages of Sassafras and Kallista.

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  13. BACKHOUSE, MESSER, CHEYNE, STONE - aircraft crash off Saida, LEBANON 29/1/1943
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    RAAF PERSONNEL SERVING ON ATTACHMENT
    IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRONS AND SUPPORT UNITS
    IN WORLD WAR 2 AND MISSING WITH NO KNOWN GRAVE.

    406323 Flight Sergeant BACKHOUSE, Herbert Frederick
    Source:
    NAA : A705, 166/27/34.
    Aircraft Type: Bisley
    Serial number: BA 315
    Radio call sign:
    Unit: 162 Sqn RAF
    Summary:
    Bisley BA 315 of 162 Sqn RAF on 29 January 1943 as a result of a flying accident,
    crashed into the sea at position 230 deg. from and 3 miles off Saida, Algiers, with the
    crew and passenger missing believed drowned.
    Crew:
    RAAF 406570 FO Messer, A.K.B., Pilot.
    RAAF 406323 Flt Sgt H.F.Backhouse, Wireless Operator/Air Gunner.
    RAF Sgt A.W.Cheyne, Observer.
    RAF Aircraftman Class 2 (AC2) C.E.Stone, Passenger.

    EXTRACTED FROM: Page 14 of
    "MISSING WITH NO KNOWN GRAVE"
    BY ALAN STORR.
    Compilation Alan Storr 2006
    http://www.awm.gov.au/.../pdf/rc09125z017_1.pdf

    NOTE: Mistakenly thought it was off SAIDA , ALGERIA, but proved to be SAIDA off LEBANON IN MIDDLE EAST.
    Saida ALGERIA items to be deleted from here whrn have more time.. SOURCE: for CORRECTION: Dennis FRANK, FALLEN DIGGERS.

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  15. BELL FAMILY Coochin Coochin Station, Boonah QLD
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    (1) WW1 NURSES FROM BOONAH, QUEENSLAND

    Items about WW1 service of Gertrude BELL's 3 daughters doing RED CROSS VAD work, nursing in England at Coulter Hospital , at 5 Grosvenor Square, London, SW and then 2 of the daughters served in France at No 3 British Red Cross hospital at Abbeville (which operated from Oct 1914 - to Jan 1916). Gertrude BELL's work in LONDON was at the Australian Canteen (ANZAC Buffet), the Southall Amputation Hospital, and at Thurlow House. .
    Gertrude Augusta Bell (nee Norton) 1855 - 1946
    Una Elizabeth Bell 1885 - 1959
    Enid Gertrude Bell 1889 - 1965
    Mary Aileen Bell 1891 - 1979


    BRIEFLY:
    Una Bell and her brother Bertram were in England travelling when war was declared, they were joined by their brother Victor, then in October 1915 Mrs. G.A. Bell left Queensland for England travelling on board OSTERLEY with her 2 other daughters Enid and Mary.

    The Misses Bell, worked as Red Cross V.A.D.'s in the
    COULTER HOSPITAL.

    Two of the sisters served in France, and were at No. 3 HOSPITAL ABBEVILLE, when, during the air raids, they camped in the woods for 14 nights, and later were forced to take shelter in dug-outs.

    In regards to Mrs G.A. Bell, her first idea was to make her home a centre of interest for Australian boys to counteract some of the temptations encountered by them while in a new land far from home ties, and the idea was happily carried out, successions of soldiers passing through London enjoying the hospitality of the Bell home at Knightsbridge. Wounded men in hospitals, and especially limbless men, were taken for drives and given many little pleasures. Mrs. Bell worked in the Anzac Buffet, and in the Southall Amputation Hospital, where a Queenslander (Dr. Lethbridge) was superintendent. Her services were also given at Thurlow House for the prisoners of war, where thousands of parcels were distributed for imprisoned boys.

    Mrs. Gertrude Bell, of Coochin station, and her three daughters and two soldier sons returned to Australia by the Niagara, reaching Sydney on Monday 11 August 1919.

    On Friday 15 August 1919 they were welcomed back from England by family and friends at a luncheon party at the Belle Vue Hotel Brisbane.

    On Saturday 16 August 1919 they returned to Coochin Coochin Station.

    The family kept up an association with the VAD and the Red Cross Society.

    On Wednesday 19 May 1920 Misses Aileen and Enid Bell, V.A.D. were part of a guard of Honour to welcome General Birdwood to Boonah and the State school grounds, where the General laid the foundation stone of the Goolman Soldiers' Memorial (of the 300 soldlers who had enlisted from the district, 60 were killed.)

    In early September in the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s the family ran an Annual Garden Party, at which the Governor General and his wife officiated to raise funds for various causes. In some years it was for the Red Cross Society and the family were assisted by the members of the Boonah VAD. Misses Enid and Una Bell doing much of the organising. Other years funds were raised for the Boonah Hospital or the Boonah Ambulance or Comforts Fund. Other years funds were raised for several charities e.g Saturday 5 Sept 1942 the Garden Party raised funds for the Boonah Ambulance, the Red Cross, and Comforts Fund. The Boonah Band usually performed.


    (2) BELL FAMILY
    pastoralist BELL family of "Coochin Coochin Station" near Boonah, Queensland, their family papers are now held by the State Library of Queensland. The John Oxley Library acquired an important collection of material relating to the Bell Family, owners of Coochin Coochin Station, near Boonah. The property was taken up by pastoralist James Thomas Marsh Bell in 1883, and after his death in 1903 his wife Gertrude Norton Bell and her children, continued its operation, becoming both patrons of their community and popular and fashionable figures who entertained royalty, film stars, authors and artists. Son Ernest served for many years as Member for Fassifern, while brother Francis farmed “Kooroomba”.
    The three Bell daughters, Una, Enid and Aileen lived and worked at Coochin and travelled the world recording their impressions in richly descriptive letters. Much of this correspondence has come to the library, along with the sisters’ personal papers and memorabilia. There also is a large collection of photographs depicting the Bell family, and their friends and acquaintances.

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  19. CAMERON - Lachlan McLean, settler of Tarlo NSW
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  21. CHILD and BUTLER FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland cnr PRINCE STREET
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    CHRISTENSEN FAMILIES of YANGAN, FREESTONE, KILLARNEY in Queensland

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  23. CONWAY - Stanley William
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    Driver Stanley William CONWAY,
    Service number 5363
    son of late Joseph Stanley CONWAY, and Mary Ann (nee NAPIER); stepson of Leonard DOWLING and Mary DOWLING (2nd marriage for Mary Anne formerly CONWAY nee NAPIER),
    He was born at South Melbourne on 20th August 1891, and educated at the same place.
    1912-1915 3 ½ years as volunteer Perth, WA: Australian Army Medical Corps No 4 Field Ambulance
    NOTE: He would have volunteered at the A.A.M.C. Depot, Drill Hall, Francis Street, Perth about March 1912 to have had three and a half years volunteer service by 11/9/1915 when he filled in his attestation form for enlistment in the AIF.
    On 11/9/1915 when he completed attestation form states he was born South Melbourne Victoria. Gives his age as 24 years and 1 month, his occupation blacksmith’s striker and his residence as 191 Royal Street, East Perth and his next of kin as mother Mrs Mary Anne DOWLING of corner of Onslow and Smythe Roads, West Subiaco, Western Australia. Joined on 18/9/1915 enlisted at Perth, and was put through his preliminary training at Blackboy with the 8th Battery, A.F.A. He sailed for Egypt in 1915 in charge of horses, embarked from Melbourne 9/9/15 on HMAT A70 "Ballarat". Taken on strength of 8th Battery at HELIOPOLIS in Egypt on 19/11/1915, was mustered on 23/1/1916 as a Driver with 8th Battery at Tel el Kebir in North Egypt and embarked from Alexandria on 23/3/16 and landed Marseilles, France 29/3/16 for service with 8th Battery in France until wounded on 20/11/1916 at Delville Wood according to unit diary (but newpaper notice states Bullecourt), and as a result had his left leg amputated.


    NOTE: Bullecourt is 25 Km north of Delville Wood


    8th Battery Australian Field Artillery War diary entry for 20/11/1916 states during a barrage from his battery “the enemy put heavy barrage behind our [ the Australian’s] front line. 8th retaliated vigorously, also other batteries of this Brigade”.
    The War diary of Headquarters 3rd Australian Field Artillery Brigade notes on 20 November 1916 8th Brigade was at” Delville Wood” and “5363 Driver S.W. CONWAY” became a casualty on” 20/11/1916 [with a] shell splinter in leg.”

    He returned to W.A. per the hospital ship Kanowna, disembarked at Fremantle Friday 31 August 1917.
    Married on 23rd December 1919 to Agnes Quine.


    Next of kin listed as mother Mrs Mary Anne DOWLING (2nd marriage)
    seems her maiden name was Mary Anne NAPIER (born ca 1863 Australia), daughter of Alexander John NAPIER (and Mary Anne ENNEVER born 30 March 1831 King Street, Portman Square, Middlesex, died 19 August 1893 23 Yarra Place South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.aged 62 years)
    someone else appears to be researching the family, (Barry Ennever e-mail from the ENNIS family in Essex)


    Stanley William CONWAY (born 1891) had a sister Lillian CONWAY (born 1890) and a half-sister Phyllis May DOWLING (born ca 1897)



    Mary Ann NAPIER
    Father: Alexander John Napier
    Mother: Mary Ann Ennever

    Married Name: Her married name was (1) Conway (2) Dowling.

    Family 1: HUSBAND 1 Joseph Stanley CONWAY married 1886 died 1892
    Victoria Marriage Registration
    Surname NAPIER
    Given Name(s) Mary Ann
    Event: Marriage Victoria
    Spouse Surname CONWAY
    Spouse Given name Joseph Stanley
    Year 1886
    Reg. No 3199

    Surname CONWAY
    Given Name(s) Joseph Stanley
    Event DEATH Victoria
    Sps Snm / Father Unknown
    Sps Gvn / Mother Unknown
    Year 1892
    Reg. No 2803



    CHILD 1 Lillian Frances Conway b. 1890
    Surname CONWAY
    Given Name(s) Lillian Frances
    Event BIRTH Victoria
    Father CONWAY - Joseph Stanley
    Mother NAPIER - Mary Ann
    Year 1890
    Reg. No 14958


    CHILD 2 Stanley William Conway b. 1891
    Surname CONWAY
    Given Name(s) Stanley Wm
    Event BIRTH Victoria
    Father CONWAY - Jos Stanley
    Mother MAPIER - Mary Ann (sic) SURNAME is NAPIER (Index is in error)
    Year 1891
    Reg. No 25514






    Family 2: HUSBAND 2 Leonard George Dowling b. 26 May 1866
    Marriage*: Mary Ann Conway (nee NAPIER) married Leonard George Dowling, son of Leonard Samuel Dowling and Phillis Peet,
    on 26 August 1896 at South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

    CHILD 3 Phyllis May Dowling b. 1897

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  24. COXON FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to the COXON Family of Consort Street, GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland.

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  25. CROWLEY FAMILY county Cork IRELAND, Barraba NSW AUSTRALIA (Woodsreef, Rockmore)
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    Items regarding family of John Humphrey CROWLEY,
    born 1873 Woodsreef, Barraba NSW, (registered at Patricks Plains)
    died 1940

    son of John CROWLEY and Julia Maria G. KENNEDY whose marriage was registered at Tamworth NSW 1872.

    The children of John CROWLEY and Julia Maria G. KENNEDY appear according to NSW BDM to be:
    Registration Number, Last Name,Given Name(s), Father's Given Name(s)Mother's Given Name(s), District

    16878/1873 CROWLEY, JOHN HUMPHREY F: JOHN M: JULIA MARIA PATRICKS PLAIN
    20699/1876 CROWLEY, JAMES HORIGAN F: JOHN M: JULIA MARIA TAMWORTH
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    24957/1880 CROWLEY, ROGER KENNEDY F: JOHN M: JULIA TAMWORTH
    30280/1883 CROWLEY, HUMPHREY S T F: JOHN M: JULIA M G TAMWORTH
    33090/1885 CROWLEY, TIMOTHY A T F: JOHN M: JULIA M G MANILLA
    35048/1887 CROWLEY, JOSEPH S F: JOHN M: JULIA M BARRABA
    6145/1890 CROWLEY, MATTHEW D F: JOHN M: JULIA M G BARRABA

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  26. DOIG - Keith McKeddie
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    DOIG, Keith McKeddie -- Archives.
    GRANT, Louie -- Correspondence.
    Australia. Army. Battalion, 60th.
    Australia. Army. Australian General Hospital, 1st.
    Australia. Army. Australian Army Medical Corps.
    Australia. Army. Field Ambulance, 8th.
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care.
    Summary
    Comprises a diary, 28 July 1916-7 Apr. 1917; letters to his fiancee (later his wife) Louie Maffra GRANT, photographic portrait by Louis and Antoinette THUILLIER of Vignacourt in Somme Department, Picardy, FRANCE,
    DOIG, Keith McKeddie MC (1891-1949)
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    Categorized as Biography - All, Biography - Students, Biography of Military Service, Biography of World War I
    DOIG, Keith McKeddie MC (1891-1949), medical practitioner and a past President of the OGCA,
    died at Lorne on 3 January, 1949.
    Born on 11 December 1891 at Nathalia, the son of Mitchell Doig, a schoolmaster, and Henrietta Eliza nee McKeddie,
    Keith Doig entered The Geelong College in 1905 on a junior scholarship and emerged in 1909 as dux and winner of further scholarships. A school prefect and a leader in sport, he was Captain of both the 1st Cricket XI and the 1st Football XVIII in 1909 and joint holder for many years of the College batting partnership record. His parallel successes in study and sport were continued at the University of Melbourne, where he won Blues for both cricket and football and played in league football for University. He graduated MB BS in 1914.

    He enlisted in the Australian Army Medical Corps in March 1916, and embarked on HMAT A32 Themistodes on 28 July 1916. He arrived in France where he was posted as Regimental Medical Officer to 60 Battalion on 25 November 1916, remaining with the Regiment until 20 June 1918. The 60th Battalion had acquired one of its most important men. His influence was profound and his character and courage were to mark many men for the rest of their lives. The men also greatly moulded Dr Doig. His first night with the Battalion he noted matter-of-factly:

    '25 November. Got to 60th Battalion at Switch Trench...moved on to Needle Dump. No room to sleep so went over to AADS but no room there. Found a small "funk hole" up the road which I slept, or rather spent the night in. Was flooded out and moreover well shelled. 26 November. Went over to Needle Dump. Trench shelled here during the morning and 7 men killed and 4 wounded. A most ghastly sight. Trench knee deep in mud...met Bill Leggatt (OGC)...and another Geelong boy (Sgt McKinlay). RAP is a deep German dug-out but unfortunately is right in middle of barrage line and machine gunning. Gueudecourt to left of us. 28 November...not many wounded but condition of men is pitiable. 30 November. Evacuated 80 cases trench foot.'

    Many of Doig's letters to his fiancée and many diary entries are quoted in Robin Corfield's book, Hold Hard, Cobbers (Vol. 1); the letters are reproduced with permission from his family in this book. He was ordered to rest after the winter of 1916 on the Somme, the coldest winter recorded for many years. He wrote to his fiancée, as recorded by Alf Batchelder in his history of the Melbourne Cricket Club, Playing the Greater Game:
    ‘We are shivering with the cold - ice, snow, sleet, slush and rain. And still the War goes on and still the wounded come in. Poor beggars! I do feel for them in this weather for lots of them frequently be out all night in a shell hole until they are found and the exposure is terrible...The mud is getting (if possible) worse. I think my trousers would stand up by themselves if I took them off so muddy are they. But of course one does not remove one's clothes with only a single blanket and no fire. And there are real frosts here at times believe me.’

    Another of his letters contained a ribbon worn by a German aviator who bombed the 60th Battalion rest lines and was downed by anti-aircraft guns and brought in to have his wounds dressed. A further letter, dated 6 December 1916, complains again of the conditions:

    ‘My dear Louie,

    Cold, wet, miserable, slush, mud, dirt-in fact everything one can imagine to produce
    the blues in everybody. C'est la Guerre, and I suppose in Australia
    The little birds are singing in the trees
    The air is like a long cool slug 'er beer
    A bosker smell of flowers is on the breeze
    And 'eres me 'ere (in France)
    It's a rotten, rotten war.’

    In 1918, Doig was recommended for the Military Cross by his commanding officer, Pompey Elliott who Doig had treated when he first arrived. Doig’s award was gazetted on 1 January, 1918. Elliott wrote ‘During the period from February to September 1917 this officer has shown exceptional ability and devotion to duty. His work in the trenches on the Somme during the early months of the year under very trying circumstances was exceptionally good and later during the advance on Bapaume and forward from there his work was invaluable. On several occasions he established advanced RAPs under heavy fire and at all times was heedless of his own safety. Later at Bullecourt in May he displayed the same ability and courage and his work, when called upon to replace an RMO who had become a casualty in the front line system, was of the highest order. This Officer has proved himself to be one who does work of the highest quality under the most arduous circumstances. His courage and devotion to duty deserves special recognition.’

    Doig served on through the Ypres offensive, Polygon Wood, where he suffered the loss of his great friend from Ormond days, George Elliott, who was mortally wounded at Chateau Wood on 26 September, as related by Ross McMullin in Pompey Elliott: Keith Doig, writing to his fiancée on the day his friend George Elliott was buried, admitted he had never been nearer death ' ...crouched in a shell hole with the big shells dropping all around me, I felt quite resigned and just wondered where the shell would hit me...I was blown off my feet three or four times, I was covered with earth thrown up by the shells, I was hit with small fragments, yet marvellous to say I came out unscathed...The Somme was bad, Bullecourt was worse, but this place beats all' .

    Finally, came the turning point in the war, at Villers Bretonneux, the Defence of Amiens. Doig left 60 Battalion, after being posted to No 1 Army General Headquarters, Rouen. A letter printed in Pegasus of May 1918 reported on the comings and goings of his school colleagues in his battalion:

    ‘Just a few lines to let you know how we are getting on over here where, in spite of circumstances, the memory of the Old School is ever before us. We are at present in the line on a quiet sector of the front; consequently my work is reduced to a minimum, and beyond an occasional sick soldier, business is very quiet at the regimental aid post. My RAP (as it is called for short) is located in one of Fritz's 'pill-boxes', an excellently-built concrete affair, which he, perforce, had to leave some time ago. Allardyce, whom you will remember at School, is at present Transport Officer, and he occasionally comes in to see me, when he brings the rations up at night. He, by the way, has just been awarded the Croix de Guerre. Tom Kerr is in England, having a very well-deserved rest at the Training Battalion. Mr MacRoberts is very fit and well. He went away to a school (the tables are reversed) two or three days ago. Bill Leggatt, our signalling officer, is much the same as of yore, good-natured and very well-liked. Before we moved in, Arthur David came and had tea with us one night, and another night Jimmy Kininmonth came along to see us.’ All those mentioned, Allardyce, Kerr, Leggatt, David and Kininmonth, were Old Geelong Collegians. MacRoberts was on the staff.

    The Australian War Memorial (AWM) Collection holds Keith Doig's diary and an extensive collection of letters to his then fiancée (p. 446 et seq), commenting on the war in general and, in particular, on conditions in trenches, the plight of the wounded, the artillery bombardments, his admiration for stretcher bearers, the differences between British and Australians, the conscription debate, mail, numerous attacks and counter-attacks, the Armistice, and the stoic attitude of Australians. In one letter, he wrote:
    ‘Isn't it hard to realise that the business is finished as far as actual fighting is concerned and that victory is ours. But what a lot it has cost us and think of the men who have given all for it. Well, we can only hope that this is the end of war for all time, altho' I'm afraid that that is just too much to hope. Now remains to carry out the difficult and precarious peace settlements and that is going to take some time. Demobilisation of us will not be too quickly done as transport is necessary for food for victors and vanquished.’

    The AWM Collection also holds a group portrait of the officers of 60 Battalion. The group includes Captain K McK Doig MC (RMO), Lieutenant W W Leggatt MC and Lieutenant A H MacRoberts

    Doig returned to Australia on 23 July 1919, disembarking in September, and married his long-time fiancée ‘Louie’ Grant in 1920. They had originally become engaged shortly after he had enlisted. Lewis Maffra Grant was born on 8th September 1888, the daughter of William and Janette Langlands Grant, of Maffra. After World War I, he became a general medical practitioner in Colac, Dr Doig became one of the best known and loved citizens of the district; his particular sporting interest was tennis; for many years he arranged for College teams to play matches at Colac. He was always closely interested in the College and the OGCA. In 1948 he delivered what was described as a ‘happy, wise address to the school on Founder's Day’ which showed a ‘keen appreciation of the modern boy’ .
    His two sons, Drs Ron and Bill Doig, were also prominent Collegians.
    When his son Ron became dux in 1937, it was the first time that father and son had achieved that distinction.

    Sources: Pegasus May, 1918 Pegasus December, 1938 p73; Pegasus January, 1949 p51; Ad Astra September, 1978 p2; James Affleck Geelong Collegians’ at the Great War pp 172-175 citing Robin S Corfield, Hold Hard, Cobbers Vol. 1; Australian War Memorial; Ross McMullin, Pompey Elliott; Alf Batchelder, Playing the Greater Game: The Melbourne Cricket Club and its Ground in World War I; Jim Main and David Allen, Fallen: The Ultimate Heroes - Footballers who never returned from the war (2002); National Archives; AWM E03419B; E01426; E03421.

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  27. DRAKE - Thomas Edward (1885-1947)
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    2620 Driver Thomas Edward DRAKE
    8th Infantry Brigade, 30th Infantry Battalion, 5th Reinforcements WW1
    was known as Thomas Edward (Andrew) DRAKE to distinguish him from his Father who was also Thomas Edward DRAKE
    eldest son of Thomas Edward DRAKE and Honorah Mary WHITE

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    Mr Thomas Edward DRAKE (snr) and Honorah Mary DRAKE (nee WHITE) married 1884 in Sydney NSW
    At the registration of their childrens’ births her first given name variously spelled (Honorah/Honora / Hanora/ Nora/ Norah)
    They had 7 sons, the other 6 being
    Mr J.R. Drake, Mr John Richard DRAKE
    Mr W.W. Drake, Mr William White DRAKE
    Mr F Drake, Mr Francis Patrick DRAKE
    Mr J.B. Drake, Mr James Bede DRAKE
    Mr K Drake, Mr Keiran David DRAKE
    Mr S Drake, Mr Septimus J DRAKE

    Thomas Edward DRAKE (jnr) married Isabel A. M. CAMERON in NEWTOWN, Sydney NSW in 1921
    they had 5 children Valerie, Eileen, Ray, Kevin, and Alan M DRAKE who died 1934

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  29. EDDIE - Ida Agnes Mary (AANS) WW1- service in India
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    Ida Agnes Mary EDDIE
    born 30 March 1890 at Winchelsea, Victoria

    daughter of Dr. Arthur William EDDIE, of Winchelsea and Agnes (nee MOIR)

    (later married Dr David MANSON)

    items relating to her:
    - training at Dunolly District Hospital
    - position at Dr Moore's private hospital, Melbourne
    - service with Australian Army Nursing Service in India at Deccan War Hospital, Poona
    - marriage to Dr David MANSON (of SCOTLAND) in India
    - death 29th October 1923, at Cinnamara, Assam, India

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  30. EDINBURGH CASTLE HOTEL, TARLO ROAD / TARALGA ROAD, GOULBURN, NSW
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    Items relating to the licence and licensees of the "Edinburgh Castle" Hotel or Inn located on the TARLO ROAD / TARALGA ROAD, near GOULBURN, NEW SOUTH WALES.

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  31. FIGUIER - Eugene Leon
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    Items relating to Corporal Eugene Leon FIGUER
    born 1884 Aux Arc,in Vars Department FRANCE
    died 15 June 1917 Fremantle, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA

    His last resting place is Fremantle Cemetery, WA. Unfortunately there is no cross to mark the grave.

    Corporal Eugene Leon (variously written as Jean) FIGUIER.had served in the French artillery on the Western Front when he was diagnosed with health problems. He was transferred to the Colonial Gendarmerie in New Caledonia (Noumea). During the voyage from France his ship was torpedoed as part of enemy WW1 action. He and his wife were rescued but Eugene gave up his place in the lifeboat to children and suffered greatly in the cold water. The passengers were rescued but by the time this new ship reached Fremantle Eugene was in poor condition and he was sent to No.8 AGH in South Terrace in Fremantle WA. Unfortunately he died on the 15th June 1917 and was buried between two Australian soldiers in Fremantle Cemetery.
    His plot is not marked but he is not forgotten.
    Lest We Forget.
    (Text courtesy of Andrew Pittaway)

    Andrew Pittaway
    The last resting place in Fremantle Cemetery of a French Corporal who died in WW1. Unfortunately there is no cross to mark the grave of Corporal Eugene Jean Figuier. Corporal Figuier had served in the French artillery on the Western Front when he was diagnosed with health problems. He was transferred to the Colonial Gendarmerie in Noumea. During the voyage from France his ship was torpedoed. He & his wife were rescued but Eugene gave up his place in the lifeboat to children and suffered greatly in the cold water. The passengers were rescued but by the time this new ship reached Fremantle Eugene was in poor condition and he was sent to No.8 AGH in South Tce. Unfortunately he died on the 15th June 1917 and was buried between two Australian soldiers in Fremantle Cemetery.
    His plot is not marked but he is not forgotten.
    Lest We Forget
    The last resting place in Fremantle Cemetery of a French Corporal who died in WW1. Unfortunately there is no cross to mark the grave of Corporal Eugene Jean Figuier. Corporal Figuier had served in the French artillery on the Western Front when he was diagnosed with health problems. He was transferred to the Colonial Gendarmerie in Noumea. During the voyage from France his ship was torpedoed. He & his wife were rescued but Eugene gave up his place in the lifeboat to children and suffered greatly in the cold water. The passengers were rescued but by the time this new ship reached Fremantle Eugene was in poor condition and he was sent to No.8 AGH in South Tce. Unfortunately he died on the 15th June 1917 and was buried between two Australian soldiers in Fremantle Cemetery.
    His plot is not marked but he is not forgotten.
    Lest We Forget
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    Andrew Pittaway Thanks Sandra. This was sent to me by Yves a few years ago when I first looked into Figuier's death. Just to clear matters the newspapers used both Jean and Leon on different occasions.
    November 12 at 3:32pm via mobile · Like · 2

    Pierre Seillier Sorry mates I was verry busy with remembrance day at Fromelles, I read your post today, Sandra Playle or Andrew Pittaway, can you send me all your informations about Corporal Figuier, I wish to send a letter to the French ministery of veteran affairs, ...See More
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    Andrew Pittaway Thanks Pierre. I will gather together what I have and will email it through to you. I will also contact another chap in Perth who is writing a book on French soldiers in the AIF to see if he has anything further which may be of use.
    November 12 at 7:41pm via mobile · Like · 3

    Chris Donnelly Andrew have you tried the French Consulate general in Perth, also there must be an Australian French ex service Assc somewhere ....let me try and google it.
    November 12 at 7:50pm via mobile · Like

    Andrew Pittaway Yep a few years ago Chris contacted a few different French authorities and groups in Australia.
    November 12 at 7:53pm via mobile · Like · 1

    Chris Donnelly Yeah,,,I can't see to find any ex french service associations in Australia ...
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    the French Veterans Association. Based in Melbourne contact Mr Claude MIDON ..I have email and phone Andrew if you want it.
    NEWS AND NOTES.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 19 June 1917 p 6 Article
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=48507...See More
    FIGUIER - Eugene Leon - Lists - Trove
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    Sandra Playle I remember when Andrew and I were looking at this lad before Trove wasn't available then!
    November 13 at 3:29pm · Like

    Chris Donnelly Wow a great write up from Trove
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    Chris Donnelly Father Neville OMI was parish priest at st pats church fremantle at the time .
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    Andrew Pittaway Thanks for the updates. That's a good bit of info on the priest Chris.
    Trove has a few more articles mainly about raising money for his wife.
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    Alison McCallum Andrew Pittaway I have at hand advice from a French speaking WW1 historian in Charleroi Belgium, she advises as follows, note the correction to the BIRTHPLACE of Eugene Leon FIGUIER, it is ARCS,
    not ARES as I mis-transcribed:
    [13/11/2013 7:25:41 AM] D...See More
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    Alison McCallum https://maps.google.be/maps?ie=UTF-8&q=les%20arcs&fb=1...

    Google Maps
    maps.google.be
    Kaarten bekijken en bedrijven op het web zoeken.
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    Alison McCallum Map and this website courtesy of Claire Dujardin http://www.lesarcs.com/

    Station de ski Les Arcs - Les Arcs
    www.lesarcs.com
    des skieurs empruntaient pour la première fois le Vanoise Express : le plus gran...

    Allie Paiva There is a listing in the French white pages (Pages Blanches) for one person of the same surname living in the Arcs area:


    Allie Paiva Just checking on a map to make certain it's the same area

    Allie Paiva No, it's not. It's 5 hours away - scrap that.

    Allie Paiva War memorial is Les Arcs - can't find the names on it yet.

    http://www.noehill.com/med/med2006/lesarcs/war_memorial.jpg
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    Andrew Pittaway Thanks Allie, I wonder how long he and his family lived in the Arcs region

    Pierre Seillier Eugene Leon FIGUIER married February 10, 1912, to Jeanne Emilie FOREST, in the village of Les Arcs (now called Les Arcs Sur Argens, Department of VAR, Southern France Toulon region). I'll try to find descendants.
    November 14 at 7:06pm · Like · 4

    Pierre Seillier the memorial and the church 1925/1930.
    Pierre Seillier's photo.
    November 14 at 7:07pm · Like · 3

    Pierre Seillier I just call the municipality of Arcs, for the support of an elected official, the mayor, I wait an answer...
    November 14 at 7:26pm · Like · 3


    Pierre Seillier I had a response from the town clerk, she ask me to send an email with all the information, I wrote a long message, I translated all the information, newspaper articles, she seemed shocked by the fact that Corporal Figuier be forgotten by the French au...See More
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    Pierre Seillier And thank you to all you are wonderful !!!
    November 14 at 10:23pm · Like · 2

    Pierre Seillier Note; Les Arcs ( Les Arcs sur Argens) is not the ski area in the Alps ... it's a small town in the department of Var near Toulon, same name but not the same village.
    November 14 at 10:28pm · Like · 2

    Andrew Pittaway That's great news towards a positive outcome. Thanks Pierre.
    November 14 at 10:33pm via mobile · Like · 2

    Allie Paiva That's wonderful, Pierre. He sounds like a very brave man who deserves some recognition.
    November 15 at 6:59am · Like · 1

    Allie Paiva Any news at all?
    November 29 at 7:39pm · Like

    Pierre Seillier Allie Paiva, Andrew Pittaway, Sandra Playle, and all friends in Australia. Today I had some news from the municipality of Arc sur Argens, the president of the local French RSL sub branch said to me that they want to do something, they will wrote an off...See More
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    Andrew Pittaway Not yet Allie
    November 29 at 7:50pm via mobile · Like

    Allie Paiva That is wonderful to hear, Pierre! (My brain must be attuned to France, though, with you finding out something the same day I asked. )
    November 29 at 7:54pm · Like · 1

    Pierre Seillier Yep the president phoned me this morning (French Time) he seems to be an old man, very kind, the principal difficulty for me is I live at 1000km from Arc sur Argens...
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    Chris Donnelly Any updates
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    Andrew Pittaway Thanks Pierre, great to hear.
    November 29 at 8:11pm via mobile · Like · 1

    Alison McCallum Wonderful news, thank you for all you are doing Pierre Seillier. Nice to see the mystery of he place name solved. Local knowledge always a plus.

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  32. FISHER - William Robert (publican of Dubbo NSW)
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    Hotel licensee - Moston's Hotel Dubbo, Pastoral Hotel Dubbo

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  33. FITTON - Thomas FITTON and Edith (nee DEAMER) and family
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    Thomas FITTON, Engineer of Mayfield NSW
    Birth of Thomas FITTON
    Registration Number Last Name Given Name(s) Father's Given Name(s) Mother's Given Name(s) District
    8489/1860 FITTON THOMAS H FRANCIS T MARY J MAITLAND


    his wife Edith (nee DEAMER)

    NSW BIRTH - Edith DEAMER
    Registration Number Last Name Given Name(s) Father's Given Name(s) Mother's Given Name(s) District
    15658/1873 DEAMER EDITH JAMES MARY ANN NEWCASTLE
    NSW MARRIAGE
    Registration Number Groom's Surname Groom's Given Name(s) Bride's Last Name
    at Time of Marriage Bride's Given Name(s) District
    8726/1897 FITTON THOMAS DEAMER EDITH WICKHAM


    their sons
    NSW BIRTHS
    Registration Number Last Name Given Name(s) Father's Given Name(s) Mother's Given Name(s) District
    26996/1898 FITTON CLIFTON THOMAS EDITH WICKHAM
    27758/1900 FITTON LANCE THOMAS EDITH WICKHAM
    38365/1904 FITTON VARLEY THOMAS EDITH WICKHAM
    34660/1911 FITTON GEOFFREY THOMAS EDITH WARATAH

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  34. FRANKLIN - James Leonard Franklin - 1036 16th Battalion
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    James Leonard FRANKLIN
    born 27 Sptember 1890 Adelaide Spith Australia
    died 2 May 1916 Gallipoli Peninsula (Lone Pine Memorial)

    his mother Sarah Ann FRANKLIN

    his foster mother Miss Eliza Ellen EDWARDS,
    who later in 1910 married Edward Watts MACKLIN, lived at Darlington, South Australia

    his nominated next of kin Arthur SCARBOROUGH (no blood relation) but raised as his brother, also fostered from an infant by Eliza Ellen MACKLIN (nee EDWARDS)

    his fiancee Miss Edie LOVELAND
    of 47 Woolcott Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney NSW
    (formerly 31 Astral Terrace, Malvern, Adelaide SA)

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  35. FULTON - Teresa (AANS) WW1
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    Items relating to Teresa FULTON
    daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. FULTON, of Kirkstall,
    later wife of Edward HARRIS ( son of Mr and Mrs W. HARRIS of Port Fairy.
    Trained at Port Fairy Hospital and Benevolent Asylum, completing 3 years training and successfully passed the November 1916 RVTNA examinations.
    Enlisted in AANS and served at King George's War Hospital, Poona, India.
    Was Matron at Port Fairy Hospital.

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  36. GOODALL FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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  38. HALL - May Isabel (AANS)
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    May Isabel HALL(1881-1970) Australian Army Nursing Service WW1
    daughter of Mrs I J HALL
    of "Wyuna," Forest-street, Bendigo

    Military service: WW1
    Rank: Staff Nurse; promoted to Sister 4.9.1917
    Military units:
    Australian Army Nursing Service
    - 3rd Australian General Hospital
    - 1st Australian General Hospital
    - 2nd Australian General Hospital
    - Nursing duties on various troop transports, including SS Rugia 1919, SS HORORATA which left England on 16 April 1920 returning to Australia with troops, their wives and children
    Religion: Methodist (also given as Presbyterian and Church of England on service record)
    BORN 1881 Bendigo, Australia
    DIED 1970 Steiglitz, Victoria, Australia
    Decorations and medallions:
    - 1914-15 Star
    - British War Medal
    - Victory Medal

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  39. HARRIS - Howard Harris Studios - Artists and Photographers, Sydney, Parramatta, Cessnock NSW
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  40. HARTLEY - Captain William Garfield (Will) 48th Battalion died 9 August 1916 at Puchevillers
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    Captain William Garfield (Will) HARTLEY
    Commanding Officer D Company, 48th Battalion,
    died aged 22 years and 3 months on 9th of August 1916 at 44th Casualty Clearing Station, Puchevillers, France, of wounds received on August 7, 1916, at Moquet Farm, Pozieres. Buried at Puchevillers Military Cemetery, France
    A Memorial Cross has also been erected at CONTALMAISON..

    Brigadier-Gen. Leane explained in eulogy: The Germans endeavoured to take Pozieres, and the shelling was the worst he experienced throughout the campaign. Here the 48th did remarkable service, and were congratulated by the corps and army commanders. At Moquet Farm Capt. Hartley, of South Australia, was in command of D Company, and his work was magnificent, he held an important position, and, in spite of terrific odds, hung on and won, but lost his life in the achievement. He was one of the most promising of the young Australian officers
    The 48th battalion held a very important part of the lines, and the Germans tried very hard to recapture it. It was during a counter-attack on August 7 that he was severely wounded. He was evacuated to hospital, but he only lived two days.

    CAPTAIN William Garfield HARTLEY , 48th Battalion, (late 16th Battalion 9th Reinforcements), A.I.F.
    Father: Mr William HARTLEY, Grocer, Port Road, ELGIN, South Australia
    Mother: Mrs Marian HARTLEY, Port Road, ELGIN, KILKENNY, South Australia..
    Occupation: Grocer, in business with parents.
    COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION record: Son of William and Maria Hartley, of Kilkenny Rd., Elgin, South Australia.
    Native of Terowie, South Australia.
    Educated at Terowie Public School
    Age at Enlistment 21 years, 4 months
    Age at Death 22 years 3 months
    Wounded in action 7 August 1916 at Moquet Farm
    Died 9 August 1916 of penetrating gunshot wounds to neck and chest at 44th Casualty Clearing Station, France
    Buried Plot III, Row A, Grave 3 at PUCHVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, 7 1/2 miles from BOULLENS, FRANCE.
    Cemetery Details

    Cemetery: PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
    Country: France
    Locality: Somme
    Location Information: Puchevillers is a village on the D11 about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The British Cemetery is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village, access is by road called Chemin de la Vicogne.
    Historical Information: In June 1916, just before the opening of the Battles of the Somme, the 3rd and 44th Casualty Clearing Stations came to Puchevillers. Plots I to V, and almost the whole of Plot VI were made by those hospitals before the end of March 1917. For the next two months the 2nd/1st South Midland Casualty Clearing Station used the cemetery. Plot VII contains for the most part the graves of men who died in the German advance in 1918, many of whom were buried by the 49th Clearing Station in March 1918, or by the 48th Labour Group in August. Puchevillers British Cemetery contains 1,763 First World War burials. The cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
    No. of Identified Casualties: 1756
    PHOTO OF PUCHEVILLERS CEMETERY: http://www.cwgc.org/search/cemetery_photos.aspx?cemetery=57401&mode=1
    CEMETERY MAP WITH GRAVE LOCATION: http://www.cwgc.org/plans/14-89/M002.GIF

    PERMANENT ROLL OF HONOUR in memory of the late Captain William Gibson (Bill) HARTLEY at METHODIST CHURCH at ELGIN, South Australia

    TEROWIE PUBLIC SCHOOL (South Austtralia): WW1 HONOUR ROLL of 118 enlisted ex-pupils including 19 KIA, plus a double portrait of Capt W H HARTLEY (KIA) and his brother T J HARTLEY
    AWM ROLL OF HONOUR AND PORTRAIT: http://www.awm.gov.au/research/people/roll_of_honour/person.asp?p=477906
    http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/H06577


    GROUP PHOTO: OFFICERS OF 48th Battalion
    First World War, 1914-18
    North Africa: Egypt
    Date made:2 April 1916
    http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/P05772.004

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/14189785

    Summary
    Informal group portrait of 17 officers of the 48th Battalion.
    Identified, left to right, back row:
    Lieutenant (Lt) Dudley Grinlinton [alias Dudley Grinlington], later died of wounds on 17 October 1917;
    Lt George Freeman Evans, later Captain and killed in action on 14 August 1916;
    Lt F W Roberts;
    Lt Bernard Everett Bardwell, later Captain, returned to Australia 4 May 1917);
    Captain (Capt) Julian Rodger Bede O'Sullivan;
    Major Alexander Peter Imlay;
    Lieutenant Colonel Leach;
    Capt William Garfield HARTLEY, later died of wounds on 9 August 1916;
    Lt Waller;
    Lt Oscar Jilley, later died of wounds on 6 August 1916.

    Front row: Lt George Connock Dyke, died on 6 August 1916;
    Capt Benjamin B Leane;
    Lt Montague Sharpe Brearley, later Major, 16th Battalion returned to Australia on 21July 1918;
    Lt Thomas Clarence Fairley;
    Lt Henry William Bush, later Captain, returned to Australia 16 February 1917;
    Lt Harold Alan Hammersley, later Captain 16th Battalion, discharged 22 October 1916;
    Capt Herbert Henry Woollard AAMC, doctor.

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  41. John McDonald SIMONS and Pauline nee HAYWOOD
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    John McDonald SIMONS Regimental number 1268
    1st Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
    SIMONS and HAYWOOD married at Cairo Egypt on 17 June 1899 Church of England

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  42. KENNERLEY - Thomas Frederick of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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    Pte Thomas Frederick KENNERLEY
    Service number 796
    7th Battalion
    WIA 25th April 1915
    KIA Gallipoli 18th July 1915
    Age 23 , Single
    Buried Shrapnel Valley
    Engine Cleaner for Victorian Railways
    Son of the late F.J. KENNERLEY and Emma Sophia KENNERLEY of Abbott St Bendigo

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  43. KEY FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to the KEY family of Consort Street, GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in QUEENSLAND

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  44. MACKAY FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to the MACKAY family of Consort Street GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland.

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  45. MALLIVEL, Ernest Louis 2nd MT Coy 1st AIF
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    MALLIVEL-
    Ernest Louis MALLIVEL
    (2nd MT Co. 1st AIF)
    Catholic born in France 1880
    buried Botany Cemetery NSW
    Friday 7 May 1948 at 10.5am.
    Undertakers: Thomas Dixon Pty. Ltd. (AFDA)

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  46. MARLEY FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to the MARLEY family, residents of Consort Street, GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland.

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  47. McCALLUM FAMILY and the ship ( barque) BRITISH KING 28 February 1839
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    Duncan McCALLUM and his wife Catherine FERGUSON, in charge of a family group.

    THE BRITISH KING left TOBERMORY, Isle of Mull Scotland on 28 October 1838, dropped anchor Port Jackson 28 February 1839,
    arrived Sydney Cove 1 March 1839, landed at Immigrant Buildings Bent Street Sydney 4 March 1839.



    Numbered amongst the Immigrants who arrived on the Government ship BRITISH KING, from Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, SCOTLAND, under the superintendance of Alexander Arbuckle, Esq., Landed on Monday, 4 March 1839, at the Immigrant Buildings, Bent Street, SYDNEY, New South Wales.

    J. DENHAM PINNOCK of Immigration Office advertised their arrival and requested persons wanting to engage their services to apply, without delay, to the Superintendent, at the Buildings.

    MARRIED COUPLES..
    TOTAL 40

    SINGLE MEN.
    TOTAL 66

    SINGLE WOMEN.
    TOTAL 50

    J. DENHAM PINNOCK.
    Immigration Office
    March 4, 1839.

    NOTE: British King left Glasgow 1 October 1838, sailed to Tobermory, stayed a month loading 326 Highland emigrants.

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  48. McDONALD - of "Maryvale" Wyrallah NSW / or Tucki Tucki NSW
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    Thomas and Margaret McDONALD had 9 boys and 2 girls and lived at a property called" Maryvale"
    the address given as either TUCKI TUCKI NSW (14 km south of LISMORE)
    or WYRALLAH NSW (11 km south of LISMORE)
    one son Archie McDONALD died at the battle of Fromelles during the First World War.

    11 children of Thomas and Margaret McDONALD.
    19257/1890 MCDONALD KENNETH C THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    19543/1891 MCDONALD DUNCAN THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    19981/1893 MCDONALD ALLEN THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    18787/1894 MCDONALD RONALD THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    13637/1896 MCDONALD ARCHIE THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    4340/1898 MCDONALD FRANCIS F THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    13159/1899 MCDONALD THOMAS D THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    4530/1901 MCDONALD PETER THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    13451/1904 MCDONALD RODERICK R THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    35652/1906 MCDONALD MARY M THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE
    26519/1909 MCDONALD FANNY R THOMAS MARGARET LISMORE

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  49. McGOWAN - Rev RJH McGOWAN of Presbyterian parishes Beufort, Victoria and Ashfield, NSW
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    Yet to determine if any family connection between Rev RJH McGOWAN and Robert McGOWAN born Nov/Dec 1885 Bendigo Vic, Missioner at Koolunga SA, died 15 May 1917.

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  50. McGOWAN - Robert McGOWAN born Nov/Dec 1885 Bendigo Vic, Missioner at Koolunga SA, died 15 May 1917
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    Related articles:

    • The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA :) Saturday 4 July 1914, Page 7
    Mr. Robert McGowan has been appointed to succeed Mr. S. M. Phillips as Presbyterian home mission agent at Koolunga and Hart. Mr. McGowan. was formerly a student at Angas College.
    • The Mail (Adelaide, SA:) Saturday 16 June 1917, Page 17
    A former Presbyterian missionary at Koolunga and Hart, Mr. McGowan, who went to the front last year, has died from wounds received in action
    • The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA) Tuesday 5 June 1917, Page 5
    Roll of Honour South Australia Died of Wounds: 3977. Pte. R. McGOWAN. Koolunga (May 15)

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  51. McKITTRICK FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to McKITTRICK family of Consort Street, GRANGE a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland.
    family of Mr and Mrs T J McKITTRICK of Grange,

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  52. MYLES-Alice (nee WOODWARD) [born Alice WOODWARD later Mrs Alice MYLES]
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    Alice MYLES
    18 March 1926
    IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
    -Probate Jurisdiction-In the Will of ALICE MYLES late of Montrose Sunnyside street, Gladesville in the State of New South Wales,
    Married Woman deceased who died on or about the fifth day of January one thousand nine hundred and twenty-six and Probate of whose Will was granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales in the Probate Jurisdiction on the tenth day of February one thousand nine hundred and twenty six to JOHN McCALLUM and MARY McCALLUM the Executors of the Will.

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  53. Nurse MORRISON WW1 MYSTERY
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    A collection of news items written from information sourced from cablegrams sent from London in October-December 1918.
    The story revolves around:
    - a woman identified only as "Nurse MORRISON" of Adelaide, or "formerly of Adelaide Hospital"
    - her wounding in one arm variously reported as 2 or 3 bullets from a machine gun fired from a German plane at 20 feet from the ground as she walked between wings of a hospital (no name or address supplied) somewhere in France
    - she supposedly had served previously with the British Red Cross at Gallipoli, Mons and Serbia
    - supposedly had been awarded a Military Medal
    - she is reported later as convalescent, some items claim convalescence in Paris
    - she is later reported to have died of pneumonia in the London Nurses' Hostel ( in one item it is reported as the London Nurses' Hospital). It is assumed to be the Red Cross run QUEEN MARY'S HOSTEL FOR NURSES, 40, BEDFORD PLACE, LONDON, W.C. I.
    - funeral arrangements are variously reported as made by Sir Charles LUCAS or Mr E. LUCAS or Hon E. LUCAS described variously as "of the Dominions Department","Colonial Office" "Agent-General" in London", "Agent- General of South Australia" with a service conducted by an Australian chaplain and a detachment of Australian soldiers at the graveside (one report states a volley was fired),

    NOTE:
    (1) AGENT-GENERAL IN LONDON
    The London Office was contacted to determine if any records held there, advised nothing held there, referred to South Australian archives. Ron Palenski a member of WW1 Australian and New Zealand Nurses Facebook research group kindly volunteered to do a search whilst in Adelaide. He reported on 11 June 2015: 11 June 10:31

    Eleven boxes of Edward Lucas documents at the State Library (which State Records shares) was searched but there was not even a hint of a mention of a nurse named Morrison or anything else. Most of the material related to the state's interest in farming equipment and railway rolling stock. If Lucas as the SA agent-general did indeed have a hand in arranging a funeral for our mystery nurse, he did not leave anything about it for future historians. The other Lucas mentioned in news stories was Charles, Colonial Secretary at the time, and he may have been involved but it seems improbable given his position in the British government and the number of Empire troops in or transiting through Britain.
    Morrison may have undertaken duties related to patient care, but not qualified as a nurse in any formal sense.
    If her grave can be located in London, it may be possible to work back from information on the headstone or even cemetery records.

    (2) HER IDENTITY HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED,
    Royal Alexandra Hospital Heritage Office advised 30 October 2015
    " an initial search on Nurse Morrison revealed we have no record of anyone of that name graduating as a nurse from the RAH prior to WWI. We have digitialised the RAH Appointment Book of Staff 1884-1925 (original is in State Records) and have two Morrison’s, Mary and Flora, but both were wardsmaids not nurses. See below. Wardmaids usually worked in the kitchen or as a cleaner in the ward with one wardmaid between every 2 wards, basically a domestic worker. Red Cross Nursing was very different to Army Nursing, as they were often untrained or with only basic nursing skills.
    The scans of Mary and Flora MORRISON's appointments as Wardmaids show:
    Flora worked at RAH 1907-1908 and 1909-1912.
    Mary worked at RAH 1907-1908 and then 1912-1915.

    (3) searches of THE GAZETTE in which awards of the BRITISH MILITARY MEDAL are published have failed to find her listed. Yet to determine if she may have received the Serbian Military Medal for Valour as that was granted to women [first recipient was Ethel GARRETT QAIMNS(R)]
    Death Registrations in London have so far located no information.

    It is believed likely she died some time before 22 October 1918 and may have been wounded in France prior to October, perhaps in August 1918.
    THE 2 KEY CABLEGRAM DATES ARE:
    4 October 1918 advising of wounding in France and status as "convalescent"
    22 October 1918 advising of death in London and funeral arrangements. This cable was delayed and not received until 10 December 1918

    ADVICE from Dr Kirsty Harris (University of Melbourne):
    QUOTE: A few of us have previously researched this woman.
    Sue Light (of Scarlet Finders UK) advises that no Nurse Morrison was awarded a Military Medal.
    Sue stated definitely no MM for her - Norman Gooding who has written a book on nurse MMs in WW1 has included foreign nationals, but Nurse Morrison remains a mystery.
    Looking at details of bombings of hospitals in the period that could be relevant, September can be discounted, firstly because of the date of the report, and secondly there were no nurse casualties during the month from bombing or shelling.

    So the most likely period is AUGUST 1918, and to that end quoted below is the summary of bombings, casualties and MM awards during that month from the war diary. Even if the MM mentioned was supposedly awarded prior to the incident in which it is claimed she was wounded, it wasn't.
    It may be worth checking if any of the women mentioned below as wounded subsequently died around the same date as Nurse Morrison.
    BOULOGNE: On the night of the 1st a raid took place, many bombs were dropped and Base Headquarters, including the DDMS and A/Principal Matron’s Office, were completely demolished, an Officer, a Sergeant Major and a clerk being killed. Again another severe raid occurred on the 13th, when bombs were dropped on No.55 General Hospital, causing the following casualties to the Nursing Staff:- Miss E. A. Ingram, VAD killed instantaneously, S/Nurse R. Brain, TFNS, Miss A. O. Larsen, Miss D. Dickenson, Miss H. Wood, and Miss Pleydell Nott, VAD members wounded, the latter sustaining wounds to the thigh and shoulder and being placed on the DI list. The Administrative block of the Hospital was put completely out of action. On the 24th enemy aeroplanes were overhead for 3 hours of the night, considerable damage was done to the Base Medical Stores, and the Ambulance Train Store was burnt to the ground, causing a large conflagration. The windows of the Sisters’ quarters of No.14 General Hospital were completely shattered, though no casualties occurred among members of the Nursing Staff. In addition to these raids there have been frequent warnings at intervals during the month.

    CALAIS has also suffered, particularly on the nights of the 11th, 12th, and 14th, and much damage has been done to the town.

    ROUEN experienced a severe raid n the 13th, and has had frequent warnings, but there have been no casualties to the Nursing Staff.

    ETAPLES and ABBEVILLE have also experienced raids of a more or less severe nature.


    MILITARY MEDALS AWARDED

    A/Sister Mrs. Watkins, QAIMNSR: 57 CCS
    A/Sister J. E. Trotter, QAIMNSR: 57 CCS
    S/Nurse Mrs. A. J. Parker, TFNS: 57 CCS
    Matron E. Campbell, CAMC: 1 Canadian General Hospital
    N/Sister L. Herrington, CAMC: 1 Canadian General Hospital
    N/Sister L. Urquhart, CAMC:
    N/Sister J. M. Williamson, CAMC
    END OF QUOTE

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  54. PARTON - Horace Arnold
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    Horace Arnold PARTON: BORN Richmond, Victoria on 14 Sept 1892
    Serving:
    FIRSTLY under Service number 3980 in WW1 giving next of kin as George PARTON, (Father), ends war service for WW1 with rank of LANCE CORPORAL
    Horace Arnold PARTON, born 14 September 1892 serves in 12th Reinforcements of 5th Battalion in WW1,
    SECONDLY Then later enlists in WW2 as service number 10702 giving next of kin as Elise PARTON (wife), ends war service in WW2 as WARRANT OFFICER RAAF

    DEATH CERTIFICATE: VICTORIA AUSTRALIA held by BIRTHS DEATHS AND MARIAGES REGISTRY, STATE OF VICTORIA ,AUSTRALIA:
    Surname PARTON
    Given Name(s) Horace Arnold
    Event DEATH
    Father Geo John PARTON
    Mother – Euphemia -EDWARDS
    Year 1943
    Reg. No13532


    Historical Index Detailed Results
    Family Name: PARTON
    Given Name(s): Horace Arnold
    Sex: Male
    Event: DEATH
    Father's Name: PARTON, Geo John
    Mother's Name: EDWARDS, Euphemia
    Spouse's Family Name:
    Spouse's Given Name(s):
    Age: 53
    Birth Place:
    Death Place: Heidelberg, Victoria
    Registration Year: 1943
    Registration Number: 13532

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  55. Paxton McLeod MUSGROVE and Joyce Florence Newton GARRETT
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    Paxton McLeod MUSGROVE
    son of Harry George & Evelyn Amy MUSGROVE
    born 22 Jan 1912 in SYDNEY NSW

    (Warrant Officer RAAF WW2)
    wool classer
    and his wife Joyce Florence Newton GARRETT

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  56. PHELAN - Robert John Daniel (Roy), Private 3782, 46th Btn, AIF
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  57. PHOTOS WW1 SERVICE PERSONNEL - New South Wales, Australia - WW1 portraits
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    PHOTOS OF WW1 SERVICE PERSONNEL:
    wounded, killed in action, died of wounds, missing

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  58. PHOTOS WW1 SERVICE PERSONNEL - Queensland, Australia - WW1 portraits - AIF, ALH
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    Publication of 55 Portraits on cardboard with hand printed names reproduced in the Queenslad Pictorial supplement of
    THE QUEENSLANDER newspaper
    published each Saturday as a numbered feature headed "EXPEDITIONARY FORCES NUMBER".

    As the casualty lists came in the portraits were republished as individual portraits.

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  59. PINKERTON - William (Bill) , Signal Section, 5th Battalion, 1st A.I.F.
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  60. Reinforcements -TALMA photos pre-embarkation WW1
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  61. RICHARDS - Christina AANS 1915-1918
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    Christina RICHARDS,
    b. 1888, Barkstead, Vic, daughter of Elizabeth Esther nee STOCK and Edward RICHARDS
    m. Alexander David HOLLYHOKE

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  62. RICHARDS - John (b Cornwall 1829 d Woodville SA 1922) arrived Port Adelaide1853 aboard ship STANDARD
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    Immigrant on ship STANDARD arrived Port Adelaide 1853
    son of Richard RICHARDS of Glenelg
    resided at Glenelg most of his life. His wife died at Glenelg in 1913, after that he resided with his niece Mrs G FOGGO at Bollen street, Woodviile until his death Sunday 30 July 1922. celebrated hi 91st birthday at her house on Sunday 11 April 1920. He kept good health and retained a sharp memory of the early days of SA.,

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  63. RICHARDSON - "Harry" of Ohunga New Zealand - Henry Matthew Charles RICHARDSON
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    born Onehunga New Zealand
    died Aberdeen, Scotland 1924

    educated at Epsom Public School
    variously described at "eldest" and "fourth" of five sons of Mrs Richardson of Normans Hill Road, Onethunga, and the late Mr (Captain) R. Richardson
    his father town clerk of Onehunga for many years
    (and town clerk in Western Australia according to The Advertiser of Adelaide SA, but this not corroborated by NZ newspaper articles)

    Boer War service
    WW1 service with Union Forces in South-West Africa wounded twice sent to England for medical treatment enlisted in Britain in Gordon Highlanders (Corporal)
    reported in 1916 newspapers as winner of VC for gallantry WW1 at age 40, apparently based on letter to his mother which was reported in NZ papers and copied by Australian newspapers, hospitalised with severe frostbite

    in 1924 newspapers reported the claims of award of a VC were not based on fact.
    The only Richardson awarded a VC in WW1 was Piper James Cleland RICHARDSON of Chilliwack, Canada.

    Brothers of Harry RICHARDSON:
    Robert, served in the South African campaign and on active service in WW1.
    In 1916 was engineer of the 's s. TUI', in the employ of the Northern Coal Co ,
    Charles, retured home from WW1 suffering from injuries caused by shrapnel
    Alfred, enlisted and trained with the 17th Reinforcements.

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  64. ROBERTSON - Flora (MATRON) of BATHURS
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    WW1 service

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  65. ROBINSON BROTHERS PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    Robinson Bros Photographers of LAUNCESTON, DAVENPORT, ULVERSTONEMr. ROBERT VAUDRY (Bert) ROBINSON (ca 1892 - 1953)

    about 1908 started in the photography business with Whitelaws in Launceston
    and later went into partnership with his brother, Mr. F. Vaudrey Robinson
    CHRONOLOGY:
    According to the series of Wise & Co's PO Directories,
    THE FIRST ENTRY FOR ROBINSON BROS PHOTOGRAPHERS is in 1916 Wise & Co's POST OFFICE DIRECTORY OF TASMANIA
    page 643 in TRADES DIRECTORY section
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    ROBINSON BROS 61 George Street Launceston
    SOURCE:
    http://catalogue.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/item/..
    so far in Trove found 1917, 1922, 1923 ROBINSON BROS published photos in Examiner (Launceston, Tas) Mercury (Hobart, Tas.)
    1927 went to Devonport and opened a business occupied premises in Steele street, and later moved to Rooke street. As a wellknown Devonport photographer his activities took him to many other Coastal centres,
    about 1933 his business extended to Ulverstone
    Following Robert Vaudry (Bert) ROBINSON's death death in 1953, his son Albert carried on the studio until Albert died suddenly in 1975, when the business ceased to operate.FREDERICK. VAUDRY ROBINSON 1885-1961
    active 1910's-1940's
    photographer and painter


    Frederick Vaudry Robinson was the leading pictorialist in Tasmania according to Jack Cato's "Story of the Camera in Australia". Robinson was a close friend of Cato's before the latter's departure for London in 1909. They possibly met in Percy Whitelaw's studio where both worked for a time.

    Robinson was first apprenticed to Stephen Spurling II's studio in Launceston ca 1900 and later worked from ca 1908 for ? ten years for Whitelaw.
    Cato's autobiography I Can Take It refers to their early experiments with new pictorial processes and traditional toning methods to achieve coloured images. Robinson was also a painter and may have studied under Lucien Dechaineux as Cato had done. He retained his early interest in colour and was one of the few expert colour bromoilists.
    In partnership with brother Robert Vaudry ROBINSON ca 1916- 1927
    The George Street Launceston studio was in the PO Directories with these addresses ( a reflection of the re-numbering of the street as blocks sub-divided or did they relocate premises 3 times?
    the 2 brothers operated their business in George Street LAUNCESTON at 3 addresses:
    1916 -1922 at 61 George Street Launceston
    1923 - 1926 at 69 George Street Launceston
    1927 at 73 George Street Launceston
    closed in 1927
    A one man show of Robinson's monochrome and colour bromoils was shown at Kodak Pty. Ltd's showrooms in Sydney in August 1928, which was reviewed by Cazneaux in the A.P.R. August issue. Some foreign views were included indicating Robinson had travelled. It was probably around 1928 that Robinson attempted to set up a studio in Melbourne, against the advice of Cato who felt he was more bohemian than businesslike. Robinson had wanted to go into partnership with Cato. The Melbourne studio failed and Robinson returned to set up a studio in LAUNCESTON.

    He was not a regular exhibitor and unfortunately few examples of his photographs have survived. The Australia Beautiful, The Home Annual for 1928 illustrated several of his bromoils on canvas textured paper which were no doubt from his one man show.
    _____________________________________


    The Robinson Photographic Collection
    comprises over 20,000 negatives and was purchased by the Devonport City Council in 1993.
    The images, which vary in subject from portraits to land-scapes, street-scapes and crowd-scapes, were taken by Robert Vaudry
    (Bert) Robinson and his son Albert.

    In recent years, the DAVENPORT REGIONALLY GALLERY where the collection is permanently housed, has employed photographers Dr. Ellie Ray and Dr. David Martin to develop a series of exhibitions which interpret the Robinson Collection using a contemporary point of view. Ray and Martin have reprinted selected negatives from the Robinson Collection in large format, in some cases using old photographic techniques to achieve tones and effects in keeping with the production of photographs during the Robinsons' era.
    Ray writes: ‘The blemishes and scratches on many of the early negatives in the Robinson Collection are a reminder of the material's age and the vulnerability of the glass and cellulose negatives. In a post-analogue age these issues are no longer relevant for the creation of digital imagery. Consequently, the Robinson Collection, as well as being a valuable resource for interpreting past social and political events on the North West Coast, provides an insight into the history of photographic practice.'
    Recent exhibitions have included:
    Sweetness and Light: Photographs of Children from the Robinson Collection (2004),
    The Art of Display (2005),
    Onlooking (2006), and
    the road to here (2007).

    The collection does not seem to contain any of the work of Frederick Vaudry ROBINSON.

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  66. SALTMARSH - Ernest William, Tasmania, Evandale District
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    EVANDALE, TASMANIA
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  67. SCOTT - Lieut Douglas Gordon MC
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    only son of Andrew SCOTT, B.A., of Adelaide,
    husband of Catherine Forester SCOTT
    and father of Catherine Gordon SCOTT (known as Kitty).

    5½ years Instructional Staff
    1½ years 16ALH 2nd Lieutenant ( 4th Narracoorte Bortdertown Squadron 10 Aprill 1911)
    28th Battalion WW1
    Australian Instructional Corps
    Western Australia
    LIEUTENANT DOUGLAS GORDON SCOTT
    Religion - Church of England
    Occupation - Soldier
    Address - Claremont, Western Australia
    Marital status - Married
    Age at embarkation - 36
    Next of kin - Wife, Mrs C F Scott, Claremont Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
    Enlistment date - 1 March 1918
    Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll - 28 February 1918
    Rank on enlistment - Lieutenant
    Unit name - 28th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
    AWM Embarkation Roll number - 23/45/4
    Embarkation details - Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Ormonde on 13 March 1918
    Rank from Nominal Roll - Lieutenant
    Unit from Nominal Roll - 28th Battalion
    Promotions - Lieutenant
    Unit: General Infantry Reinforcements
    Promotion date: 1 March 1918
    Fate - Returned to Australia 2 April 1919
    Medals - Military Cross - 'During the attack on the Beaurevoir line, east of Peronne on 3rd October 1918, after having had his hand shattered by shell fire he continued to lead his men. After the objective was gained he consolidated the position, and it was not until the new line was secure that he consented to leave his post, and was immediately evacuated. He showed great pluck and devotion to duty.' Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 10 Date: 29 January 1920

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  68. SHIELDS FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland cnr DENNIS STREET
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    Items relating to the SHIELDS family cnr Denis and Consort Streets GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland

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  69. Ship - SOPHIA (previously named SWIFT or LA SWIFT)
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    Fast sailing prize (captured ship), of 240 tons with a crew of 20, Sophia was owned by Robert Campbell.Operated , from 1804 to 1806, by Campbell and Company, Merchants of SYDNEY, used by NSW Governor from January 1805 to transport stores, suppplies, convicts to Van Diemans Land. Campbell & Co also used her to colllect oil (whale and seal) and engaged crew for sealing parties


    SOPHIA was lost at sea in April 1807 at TILLIGO BAY, deaths at sea of Captain John WALKER and 5 men recorded by LLOYD’s LIST No 4209, London, Friday December 4, 1807

    Query: is TILLIGO BAY, TALAGO/TALOGO/TOLOGO BAY (now TOLAGA BAY) in NEW ZEALAND?

    Advice from Australian National Maritime Museum is that "Tillago Bay" is most likely modern Tolaga Bay (variously spellled in the 1800s Tologo Bay or Tolago Bay). She departed Port Jackson on 5 October 1806 with Master John WALKER and 20 men, cargo described as ballast and the proceeded to Bass Straits and then the New Zealand whaling/sealing fields to obtain a full cargo of oil and skins before proceeding to England. Tolaga Bay has a dangerous rock, partly under water, to the north side of the entrance to the Bay, perhaps unseen in a gale, the ship along with her Captain John WALKER and 5 men of her 20 crew were lost. The crew were assumed to be those approved by the NSW Govenor to depart the colony as listed in The Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser :
    14 September 1806: page 3 (13 men)
    William Austin (Aikin?) Axtin?
    Henry Bacon
    John Bosley
    William Foster
    John Guernley
    William Henry
    James Jones
    John Juno
    Daniel Kennedy
    Meetra
    John Scott
    Tiopoo
    Richard White

    21 September 1806 page 1 (4 men)
    John Spain
    Edward Spencer
    Samuel Thompson
    William Lyon

    5 October 1806 page 2 ( 4 men)
    John Green
    Benjamin Johnson
    William Price
    John Williams


    The ship SOPHIA was formerly known as SWIFT or LA SWIFT, a prize ship captured on 12 Sept 1804 by Captain Charles Sparrow FOSTER commander of the private ship of war called POLICY.

    At the time of her capture SWIFT was a DUTCH ship, owned by Messrs. Wintz and Talman of Batavia ,under command of Captain R. Portvelt, sailing from Batavia for Amboyna, with sundry cargo belonging to the Dutch East India Company..

    Her prior history:
    French built at Bordeaux; 20 tons, celebrated as the fastest sailing Vessel the French Republic had, as companion of La Brave and La Mouche, much annoyed the British Commerce in Europe, defied British Cruisers until her Capture in1800 taken as a Prize by His Majesty's Ship La Minerve, and sold in 1801 to the Americans (as appears by her Bill of Sale) and sold by them to the Dutch at Batavia, where she was examined, copper-bolted, damar'd, and new coppered in August 1803.
    Source of ship's history: Mr Lord's advertisement for sale by auction (The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW) Sunday 2 December 1804 p 4 Advertising )

    NOTE:
    (1) not the same ship called "SOPHIA" operating 1814-1819 provisioning Van Dieman's Land, carrying freight and passengers on government service.
    (2) not the same ship called "SOPHIA" which brought convicts to Australia in 1828
    that ‘SOPHIA’ was built 1819 at Calcutta. Wood ship of 537 Tons. She carried 192 male convicts to Sydney and had two deaths en-route. She departed Dublin on the 15th of September 1828 and arrived in Sydney on the 17th of January 1829. Master: Captain Thomas A. Elley. Surgeon: Alick Osborne.

    Captain FOSTER commanded the privateer POLICY with a LETTER OF MARQUE
    " Privateers were privately owned men-of-war, sponsored by merchants and allowed to seize vessels and goods belonging to enemy nations. They were neither paid for nor controlled by their respective governments, though if they possessed a 'letter of marque' privateers could operate within the protection of their nation's legal system. Without a letter of marque a privateer was merely a pirate vessel, and its crew, if captured, were liable to be hanged as pirates rather than treated as prisoners of war. The number of letters of marque issued by the British Admiralty varied considerably during the Napoleonic War period: 1803 --- 861, 1810 --- 167
    The practice of licensing privateers was very often a highly profitable exercise, though many of them were not too particular about the nationality of the ships that they attacked and seized; in fact acting more like pirates than privateers. This was a form of warfare that was criticized by all navies of the period, in particular, because the profits from a successful privateering voyage were a much stronger inducement to seamen than service in the navy. " Source: http://www.lib.mq.edu.au/all/journeys/ships/vessels.html

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  70. SMART SET DIGGERS - The Smart Set - First World War and Post War Entertainers
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    4th Division AIF Troop Entertainers, known as The Smart Set Diggers, a concert party who toured Belgium and France entertaining troops during WW1. Post war they toured London, Paris, Brussels, Amien, Dieppe, Namur, Dinant, Charleroi and many other Continental cities, Australia and New Zealand. They specialized in a varied repertoire drawn from vaudeville, revue, burlesque, melodrama, comic sketches, humorous stories, musical comedy, opera items, female impersonation, choral ensembles, dances, and musical entertainments. They prided themselves on their costumes and sets. On 23 August 1920 during their tour of New Zealand it was noted that the costumes of Mr Charles Holt (female impersonator) were made by La Fayette of Paris. This is most likely a reference to the department store Galeries Lafayette, managed by Théophile Bader and Raoul Meyer, on boulevard Haussmann near rue Mogador,a five-story building occupying around 3,000 square meters. The store had a giant glass dome, a sweeping monumental staircase rising up in the light well, and wrought-iron curved balconies overlooking the light well. In 1914 Galeries Lafayette employed over 1,000 people, and ran a flourishing mail-order operation which accounted for a quarter of its sales.
    Source for information on Galeries Lafayette: http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Galeries-Lafayette-SA-company-History.html

    On 30 May 1925 a Cairns reviewer noted that "The frocking of the 'lady members' is in keeping with fashion's latest fads.



    Membership of the troupe varied over time.

    13 March 1918 a 15 person group portrait taken at Western Front (France), Nord Region, Bailleul
    'Smart Set,' 4th Divisional Concert Party. 'Diggers'.
    included:
    Dvr BARKELL;
    Lance Corporal (L Cpl) CASTLES;
    Dvr CHISHOLM (female impersonator);
    Private (Pte) CROSSLEY;
    Cpl DAWE;
    Driver (Dvr) FELTON;
    Dvr FERRANT;
    Pte HOLT (female impersonator);
    L Cpl HOWITT;
    Pte JACKSON;
    Cpl KIRBY;
    Captain LEAKE;
    Staff Sergeant MacLEOD.
    Pte ROWE;
    Corporal (Cpl) STEVENS;

    This was not the complete group as another portrait taken in Belgium: Wallonie, Hainaut, Ham-sur-Heurehad , had 23 persons.




    15 May 1920 the Smart Set performers were:
    Ritch BUTLER. Ragtime-singer, 8th Batt, 3rd Field Art.;
    Roy CAPPA, Baritone, 30th Batt., 5th Div.;
    Arthur Sydney "TIKI" CARPENTER. Danseuse, 18th Batt, 5th Div.;
    George Edward CASTLES, Tenor, 3rd Divisional Train;
    Ernest CROSBY, Comedian, 45th Batt. 4th Div.;
    Lawrence HARPER, Baritone, 11th Batt, 1st Div.;
    Charles HOLT, Impersonator, 13th F.A., 4th Div.
    Reg. McLAUGHLIN, Dancer, 1st A.L.H., 2nd Div.;
    Robbie ROBERTS, Comedienne, 8th F.A.. 5th Div.;
    Ralph SAWYER, Danseuse, 7th Field Ambulance;
    Jock THOMPSON, Baritone, 42nd Batt, 3rd Div.;
    Albert TORZILLO, Harpist, 4th Div, Tunnellers
    Jack TREHERNE. "An Original Anzac," 1st Div.;
    Ivor WEIR, Composer Pianist, N.Z. Rifle Brigade;
    Frederick WHITLOW, Entertainer, 27th Coy., 4 th Div.;
    Ainsell WINSTONE. Violinist, 4th Div. Pioneers;



    At Cairns on 30 May 1925 the company comprised "seven versatile entertainers".

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  71. SMITH - Mary Ann (death under chloroform - Magisterial Inquiry at Riverstone 1 January 1904)
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    seeking identity of married woman Mary Ann SMITH who died of cardiac failure under chloroform during operation.

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  72. SMITH - McCALLUM
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    George CRICHTON SMITH his wife Isabella nee McCALLUM, their "adopted" twin sons Colin and Gordon CRICHTON SMITH (born McCALLUM - Isabella's nephews)

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  73. SMITH - Robert Dunsmore (Robert DUNSMORE SMITH)
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    Robert Dunsmore SMITH son of James SMITH, Stonemason and Builder, of Pyrmont, and Agnes DUNSMORE


    Marriages:
    1. Agatha McCALLUM born 3 March 1856 at Tarlo, married 12 April 1882 at the Presbyterian church at Tarlo,
    2. Mary Ann “Amy” McCALLUM (younger sister of Agatha above) born 1861 married 17 March 1902
    Agatha and Mary Ann both daughters of John McCALLUM and Jane (nee HARVIE) of "Forest Lodge" Tarlo.
    3. Emma Theresa BRYANT (divorcee) born Emma Theresa CORBETT in Rockhampton on 18 Jun 1876 daughter of Thomas Henry CORBETT and Emma BARR) married 1914

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  74. SPENCER - John Horner, Regimental number 1745 ,Corps of Royal Sappers and Miners
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    Sergeant John SPENCER, Corps of Royal Sappers and Miners, Regimental number 1475, Served 1835-1855 in Halifax Nova Scotia , Mauritius, Western Australia, then after a few years lived in VIctoria.
    Married Margaret McKENZIE (born SPAIN 1812, daughter of Archibald McKENZIE and his wife Catherine. Archibald was a drummer in the Royal Artillery, born Montrose, Angus, Dundee, SCOTLAND)

    Soldiers in the Royal Corps of Sappers & Miners served in Australia from 1835 until 1857 their uniform Facing Colour was blue

    According to John Spencer's service record he was paid out from the Royal Corps of Sappers and Miners in 1855 and came to Victoria. His wife Margaret died 3 years later ( from exhaustion) and he died much later in 1876, he was buried at Melbourne cemetery by the state (unmarked grave) (Margaret was too). He retired from service with the Royal Corps of Sappers and Miners due to a disability which he suffered whilst serving in Nova Scotia in 1842. The Illustrated Australian News, 18 April 1876, page 63 has this DEATH NOTICE. "SPENCER, John Horner: died on 11 March 1876 at Melbourne, aged 74 years, of CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND late Sergeant of the Royal Sappers and Miners. Home papers please copy." Source of notes: Faye TRELFALL, his great-great-grand-daughter.

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  75. STAFFORD - Nurse Mary Florence
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    Service of Nurse Mary Florence STAFFORD, pre and post WW1 enlistment in AANS.

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  76. STALGIS -Corporal Gregory Francis, 14th M. G. Company ,
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    Initially listed as missing, died while prisoner of war with the Germans, aged 21 years, killed in action at Fleurbaix in France on 20 July 1916,

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  77. STAMMER-Clara Alice
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    Sister Clara Alice STAMMER - nursing career

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  78. STEWART - Private William Service number 3767 2nd Australian Pioneers AIF
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    Private William STEWART
    drowned 1 October 1918 in the River Clyde in Glasgow
    This soldier is buried in Glasgow (Sighthill) Cemetery.
    The CWGC is wanting to get in touch with his family.

    brother of Mrs J LAMONT Mary Street Glanville South Australia

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  79. STREET - William (Mr) born 4 September 1849 Scotland, died 26 July 1933 West End Qld Australia
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    Builder, contractor, pest exterminator , inventor of "Street's White Ant Cure"

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  80. TAYLOR - Richard Henry
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  81. VIGNACOURT - Somme, Picardy, FRANCE
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    Collection of items relating to VIGNACOURT and its history, in particular its importance during the First World War.

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  82. VIGNACOURT and Harry HARTLEY
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    Vignacourt is an old rural village in France, larger than most, 12 kilometres north of the city of Amiens. During the First World War it stood behind the front-line of the Somme fighting, although the action was never far away and soldiers were always present. For much of the time it was a forward rest area where troops arrived to recover from recent battle and prepare for the next. Men were billeted in the houses, lofts, stables and barns, and mixed freely with the villagers.

    Harry HARTLEY,
    son of William HARTLEY "Midlothian", Edward Road, Farnham, Surrey, ENGLAND
    b 1889 Gurnard, Cowes, Isle of Wight
    trained 3 years apparently at Greenwich Cadet School / Royal Naval College
    10 years mechanic/engineer incl 3 yrs Apprentice Engineer with the Esher Motor Works then employed 7 years total with Dennis Bros., Murray Aunger Co., Barlow Bros.,
    d 1940 Amiens, France;
    m 1918 Simone Marie PECOURT in Vignacourt, France)
    completed AIF Attestation form September 1914
    21/9/1914 Joined Divisional Supply Column (Motor Transport) 9th AASC
    1/1/15 Lance Corporal without pay
    21/1/16 Acting Corporal with pay
    1/4/16 Corporal 17th DSC
    3/10/16 Sergeant France 1st DSC
    Driver Mechanic Motor Transport (DSC MT) Divisional Supply Column Motor Transport
    17th DSC (Divisional Supply Column) embarked Southampton SS Golden Eagle 9/7/15
    3/10/16 France 1st DSC (Divisional Supply Column)
    30/1/1917 2/Lieut Workshops Officer 1st Aust’n Div’l. Supply Column (ADSC)
    19-26 March 1917 on leave
    29/3/1917 rejoins unit, allotted to 1st ADSC as Workshops Officer (on reorganisation of supply columns and ammunition packs
    2/5/1917 Lieutenant No 4 ADSC
    18/10/1917 transferred to No 4 ADSC from No1 ADSC
    20/10/1917 taken on strength No 4 ADSC
    12/3/1918 posted to 2nd ADSC Motor Transport Company
    11/9/1918 Temporary Captain (AIF List No 384 dated 17/8/1918)
    15/11/1918 – 28/1/1919 T/Captn 15 days leave to NICE

    26/8/1919 Temporary Captain (T/Captain) Harry HARTLEY,
    2nd Australian Motor Transport Company (Australian Army Service Corps)
    Resigned appointment in AIF 8/8/1919, being demobilised with effect from 8/7/1919 (AIF List 504 1B 806)

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  83. WESTCOTT-Annie Maynard AANS WW1
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    Annie Maynard WESTCOTT born at Leigh Creek Victoria. She trained as a nurse at the Ballarat Hospital later served as a Sister at Mayborough District Hospital, Matron at Inglewood for 16 years, and Maldon for 2 years,
    Enlisted with AANS aged 40 years
    Listed her next of kin as her sister, Miss Amy Westcott of Pine Lodge, Leigh Creek via Ballarat, Victoria.
    Staff Nurse Annie Westcott of the 1st Australian General Hospital embarked for Australia from the Suez on 21 January 1916, undertaking nursing duties during the voyage. She resigned from her appointment in the A.A.N.S. on 03 July 1917
    She married Frederick SMITH, but it was not a successful union. The couple had a soldier settlement block at Trafalgar, Gippsland, Victoria, but it was relinquished in 1926 due to non-payment of fees.
    Annie Maynard SMITH (nee WESCOTT) Died 10.5.1951 age 76.
    buried in Ballarat Old Cemetery, F1, Section 9, Row 1, Grave 26.

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  84. WILLIAMSON-Grace Mary
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    WW1 Staff Nurse later Sister Australian Army Nursing Service
    Grace stated she was born in East Maitland NSW when completing her Attestation Form on 16 May 1917 she gave her age as 28 years ( born ca 1888 or 1889) single, trained nurse, next of kin: mother Mrs Mary LAMB of "Macleay", Park Avenue, Waverley NSW .It appears her mother Mary married David Lamb in Newcastle in 1891 and subsequently gave birth to four more children, registered variously at Newcastle and Minmi so presumably Grace would have gone to school in the area.

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  85. WYLIE FAMILY - CONSORT STREET, GRANGE Queensland
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    Items relating to the WYLIE family of Consort Street, GRANGE, a suburb of Brisbane in Queensland.

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