Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Remembrance day

Avoca Soldiers Memorial in January 2007: not all of the men associated with the district are listed on the memorial
My database lists 66 men from Avoca or associated with the Avoca district who were killed or died of wounds in World War I.


Name AIF Number Date Enlisted Killed or wounded? Unit Approx. Yr of Birth - Yr of Death
Barnes, George Herbert 3118 20/09/1916
51st Bn 1885-1917
Barnes, Henry William (Harry) - ? Should be Henry James 2790

51st Bn
Beavis, James Sutherland (Jas Jun.) Lieut 22 1915 died of wounds, France 13/7/1918 39th Bn 1886-1918
Beer, Charles 3029
KIA, France, 27/3/1918 58th Bn AIF 1883-
Brown, James Neil 4741 20-Jul-15 died of wounds, France 7/9/1917 46th Bn AIF 1897-1917
Brown, John Alexander 1799 3-May-16 died, Belgium 8/6/1917 39th Bn AIF 2nd Reinf 1893-1917
Burns, William 3039
died, Belgium 26/9/1917 59th Bn AIF -1917
Cox, Graham Rodgers 2567 Jun-15 killed in action Fleurbaix 16.7.16 58th Bn 1895-1916
Cox, Lyle Hampden 4761 9-Sep-15 died of wounds 16.11.18 58th Bn 1891-1918
Croft, Charles William 801
died Melbourne 17/6/1916 37th Bn AIF 1884-1916
Currie, Hubert Roulstone Clifford (Cliff R.) 884
fallen 8th Light Horse
Davenport, Harold A. 3074 Feb-16 killed in action 8/6/1917 45th Bn
Dobley (Doblie), Leslie 1809 / 2301
died Belgium 4/10/1917 12th Army FAB / 39th Bn AIF -1917
Driscoll, Allan Ernest 6132 Feb-16 KIA 12/7/1918 39th Bn 1896-1918
Driver, William Henry n/a 20-Jul-15 died Melbourne 14/8/1915 AIF (Depot) 1893-1915
Evans, Gilbert George Henry 148
fallen 21st Bn 1893-1916
Fish, Walter 2227
KIA Gallipoli 13/7/1915 6th Bn AIF 1878-1915
Gallag(h)er, Nathaniel 885 15-Feb-16 KIA Belgium 30/4/1917 39th Bn AIF: 10th Inf Brigade, C Coy 1890-1917
George, Herbert L. 408 Sep-14 KiA France 25/7/1916
1884-1916
Harrowfield, Norman Andrew 1740 Oct-14 died France 28/7/1916 8th Bn 1889-1916
Hartigan, Clarence Victor 1927
KiA 20/1/1917 46th Bn 1896-1917
Henderson, John Hamilton ~ bef Oct 1915 died Cerebro Meningitis 8/10/1915 92nd Coy (Seymour) 1892-1915
Henry, Clifford Albert 22076
fallen 3rd AFA Bde Australian Field Artillery
Hope, George Reuben 623
fallen 8th Light Horse 1895-1915
Howell, Tom Pym 2126
KIA France 16/4/1918 2nd Aust Pioneers -1918
Kiehl, Anton 2020
KIA Gallipoli 19/5/1915 1st Div HQ formerly 2nd Field Amb Army Medical Corps; saled with 4th Field Amb 1880-1915
Knuckey, Frederick William Laurence 66

38th Bn
Lansdell, Francis Henry (Harry) 7516 Apr-17 KIA France 15/4/1918 6th Bn 1891-1918
Livingstone, John (Jack) 2406A 1915 died of sickness France 21/10/1918 46th Bn AIF -1918
McArdle, John Eric Farquhar 2544 29-Mar-16 KIA 26.9.17 60th Bn 1898-1917
McDowell, William Robert 3831 2-Jun-16 KIA26.9.17 29th Bn 1896-1917
Oppy, William Edward 1964 6/03/1916 died 13/10/1917 38th Bn 1898-1917
Orrock, John Harold 6621 7/05/1915 died of wounds 4th Field Arty 1897-1916
Petherick, Ordmonds Leslie(Orme) 2759 23/07/1915 killed 1916 - reported Sept 1916 10th Bn
Rowland, Henry Herbert 1131 29-Sep-14 KIA 8/5/1915 Gallipoli, Lone Pine 8th Battallion, 2nd Reinforcements -1915
Rowland, Wesley Richard 1877 12/08/1915 enteric fever Egypt; KIA 21/7/1916 Pozieres 31st Battallion of the 8th Brigade -1916
Sells, William John 2249 4/03/1915
5th Bn
Smith, Stanley William 3484 28/04/1917 DoW 9/8/1918 60th Bn 1892-1918
Stewart, Alfred Eyvel 232 27-Mar-16 KiA 13/8/1918 39th Battn
Stuart, William Charles 5454 12-Feb-16 fallen 5th Bn
Summers, David L. (Dave) 635 16-Aug-14 paid supreme sacrifice KIA 19/7/1916 60th Bn 1893-1916
Templeton, George Hugh 4597 7-Sep-15 DoW 26/9/1917 sailed with 8th Bn (14th Reinf); 58th Bn
Tootell, Edward 5152 6-Mar-16 KIA 24/4/1918 6th Aust Light TM Battery
Tuck, Percy Clarence 1672
DoW 1/5/1915 4th Bn 1890-1915
Turpin, Henry 6357 23-Feb-16 DoW 17/4/1917 8th Bn; 20th Reinf
Webster, Frank Thomas 1011 joined 3/3/1916 from 19th ALH Died of Disease 4.8.16 39th Bn
Webster, Isaac Oswald (Ike) 871 1914 killed at Gallipoli landing D Coy 6th Battn 2nd Inf Brigade 1888-1915
Willmott, Charles Jonathon 401 17-Aug-14 KIA 25/4/1915 7th Bn 1888-1915
Wrigley, Fred Rankin 3168 1916 KIA 24.4.18 60th Battn 1885-1918
Yates, Leslie Reginald (Les) 2198 or 1861 15-Apr-15 paid supreme sacrifice KIA 26.7.1916 8th Bn; 6th reinf 1888-1916
Young, John Percival 2763 3/10/1916 gassed; died 9/11/1918 pneumonia in England 37th Battn 1896-1918

The following men were associated with the broader district but not the South Riding of Avoca Shire which was the Memorial's focus.

Borbridge, James Charles 6620 1/08/1916 KIA 7th Bn 1884-1917
Buck, Frederick Thomas 4286
died 30/10/1918 3rd Tun Coy 1884-1918
Davies, Harold William 3537
DoW 5/4/1918 58th Bn
Davies, Robert William 6402A
died Belgium 20/9/1917 28th Bn AIF 1897-1917
Emerson, Leslie V. 4101

24th Bn 1897-1918
Forte, Edwin 610
died France 2/3/1917 26th Bn AIF
Fuller, Jarvis Bunting 6994
fallen 7th Bn
Jones, Alfred (Alf) 2198

59th Bn -1917
Kerr, William Robert 6349
died of wounds France 30/8/1918 23rd Bn AIF 1891-1918
McDonald, Joseph Henry 198 8-Feb-15 DoW 29/10/1915 22nd Bn 1896-1915
Mitchell, Edwin 2268
KiA 25/4/1915 6th Bn
Sedery, Charles 2222 5/04/1915 KiA 6/8/1915 11th Bn
Seymour, Rupert Leslie 783A 15/03/1915 KiA 6/4/1918 20th Bn 1891-1918
Stewart, Arthur A. (Art) 1399 21-Mar-16 KIA 39th Battn
Stewart, Thomas (Tom) 1398 21-Mar-16 KIA 39th Battn