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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, CSM ( WO2 )Charles Henry MM+2 Bars- 2858 – 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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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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BARNETT, Pte. Alexander – 884 – 12th Battalion AIF

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, Pte. George Frederick – 2067 – 44th Battalion AIF

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, 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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BLEECHMORE, Major. Clive DSO – 9th Light Horse Regiment

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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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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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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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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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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