Jeff Peirce

TURNBULL, 2nd Lieut Alexander Phipps – S/N. 164 – 10th Light Horse

 “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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BUSWELL, Sgt. Henry George ” Harry ” -MM – S/N. 859 -11th Battalion

“Gallipoli Sniper. Posthumously awarded a Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry in action near Pozieres, France, some time between 22 and […]

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BLAIR, Lieut. John Thomas ” Jack “- S/N. 3008 – 28th Battalion

“ Soldier, Head Teacher, Unionist, Strike Leader, Schools Inspector, Mayor and Political Candidate “ Jack BLAIR was born in Ballarat, […]

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BRASHAW BROTHERS OF BUNBURY

The three ( 3 ) BRASHAW Brothers are acknowledged by inscription on the Bunbury State School Honour Board, mounted in […]

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CURLEWIS BROTHERS FROM BUNBURY & BROOKTON

The four (4 ) CURLEWIS Brothers from Bunbury and Brookton, WA were a unique set of Australian Brothers, who found […]

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EARL, Roy MC & Bar – 889 – Capt. – 51st Battalion AIF

Roy Earl was 19 years of age and working as a Farmer on his parent’s poultry farm at Glen Iris, […]

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LOCKHART BROTHERS from SOUTH BUNBURY

The 3 LOCKHART Brothers , Ernest Stanley, Clarence Melville and Albert Allison MM, served in Egypt and on the Western […]

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GIBBINGS Siblings from Bunbury and Geraldton, WA

Beatrice and Cecil GIBBINGS were born in England in 1877 and 1883 respectively. They migrated to Western Australia, with their […]

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