Jeff Peirce

TULLOCH, Major Eric William ( MC & Bar ).

Dynamic leader, very brave soldier, leading Brewer,Champion Rower & Coach, Australian Officer who advanced further than any other in the […]

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OLDEN, Lieut. Col. Arthur Charles Niquet, DSO, MID – 10th LHR

“ Famously known as the Dental Surgeon from Narrogin who accepted the enemy surrender on 1 October, 1918, inside the […]

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JOYNT, William Donovan VC

Awarded the Victoria Cross for “Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty “ during an attack on Herleville Wood, near Peronne, […]

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CLARKE, Lieut. Mervyn Ephraim “ Dick “- S/N-879 – 11th Battalion

“ Ultimate survivor against insurmountable odds, blinded during War Service at the Western Front,  fine furniture maker for 60 years, […]

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BURNS, Drvr. Charles ( Charlie ) – 1547- Anzac Mounted Division

“ One of up to 20 indigenous soldiers to have completed active overseas service in both the First and Second […]

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MILLER, Pte. Joseph – POW – 6297 – 16th Battalion

MILLER,  Pte. Joseph – POW – 6297 – 16th Battalion The German Death Certificate for Pte. Joseph MILLER shows cause […]

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ALFORD, Pte. George Albert – 3116 – 48th Battalion

ALFORD, Pte. George Albert – 3116 – 48th Battalion. A Court of Enquiry dated 23 May, 1918 ruled that ALFORD […]

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TURNBULL, 2nd Lieut. Alexander Phipps-164 -10th Light Horse Regiment

 “Western Australian Rhodes Scholar, practising Solicitor Perth, WA  prior to enlistment,  killed at The Nek, Gallipoli “ Alexander Phipps TURNBULL […]

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JOYNT, Captain William Donovan VC – 8th Battalion

Awarded the Victoria Cross for “Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty “ during an attack on Herleville Wood, near Peronne, […]

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FORREST, Lieut. James Ramsay MM + BAR – S/N. 2089 – 10th FAB

“Awarded Military Medals on two separate occasions, for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. Firstly, during the attack on Bullecourt […]

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FAHEY, Major John DSO – Chaplain 3rd Class

Australia’s longest serving Chaplain in the First World War. The only Australian Chaplain to be awarded a combat medal for […]

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CARROLL, L/Cpl. John VC – S/N. 1804 – 33rd Battalion

“ Awarded the Victoria Cross  for his most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the Battle of Messines, Belgium […]

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