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TWEEDIE BROTHERS OF BUNBURY

The Great War 1914 – 1918 attracted multiple sets of  brothers from the Bunbury – Wellington District of South West […]

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” COLLIE BOYS ” OF THE 11TH BATTALION, 3RD INFANTRY BRIGADE, AIF ( 1914 ).

Rear row L to R: J Connolly, G.W. Gane, W.E. Webb, W Kenning, C Watson 2nd from rear L to […]

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ALCORN, Charles Henry MM- 2858 – CSM (WO 11) – 48th BATTALION AIF

Charles ALCORN was born in the small Victorian Town of Trentham in October, 1889. He re-located to Collie, WA some […]

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BARNETT, Alexander

Alexander BARNETT enlisted for War Service at Blackboy Hill WA on 10th September 1914, being attached to the 12th Battalion.  […]

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BARR, George Frederick

George Frederick BARR- Private, Service No. 2067- 44th Battalion enlisted for War Service  at Perth WA in early May 1916 […]

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BLAIR, John Thomas

John Thomas BLAIR was within one month of his Fortieth Birthday, and  the Head Teacher at Bunbury Primary School, when […]

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BLEECHMORE, Clive DSO

Rank – Major Division – 9th Lighthorse Enlisted – 9/10/1914 Discharged – 01/11/1919 Date of Death – 05/11/1981 Age at […]

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BUSWELL, Henry George ” Harry ” MM

Henry George ” Harry BUSWELL was born in 1883 to Harry BUSWELL Snr. and Bridget BUSWELL ( nee WATERS ).  […]

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CARSON Siblings From COLLIE WA

The CARSON siblings, William and Mary Catherine were born in Ireland in 1888 and 1889 respectively. Their widowed mother Eliza […]

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CLARKE, Raymond Arthur MC

Ray Clarke was born at Bunbury, W.A  on 18 July, 1889, being the sixth born in a family of ten […]

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COPE, Walter Vernon

Walter Vernon COPE  was employed as a Clerk in Bunbury prior to his  enlistment  in the Great War on 24th […]

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