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Dergholm & District WW2 Honour Roll

The following names are from the Dergholm & District WW2 Honour Roll in the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall (near Casterton in south-west Victoria, Australia).

The additional information column is an attempt to identify the individuals named on the Honour Roll.

Additional information or corrections will be greatfully received.
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Dergholm Hall WW2 Honour Roll


Name on Roll

Additional Information

BARKER, G.

G___ BARKER,
----------unidentified at this time----------
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

BURCHELL, L. F.

Leslie Frederick BURCHELL, b. 1912, Sandford, Victoria, son of John Henry BURCHELL & Joanna Maria Hill Fenwick MARSH and living at Dunrobin when he enlisted in 1941.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

+ COATES, G.

George Duncan COATES, b. 1915, Gunbower, Victoria, son of William Henry COATES and Elsie Victoria RADNELL. Died from illness in the South-West Pacific.
Named on the Casterton War Memorial, Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Cohuna Honour Roll, Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm Recreational Reserve Memorial Plaque & Tree.

FOSTER, L.

Lawrence John FOSTER, b. 1926, Casterton, son Ernest John FOSTER and Mary Elizabeth STARK.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

FOSTER, G.

This may be Gilbert John FOSTER, b. 1919, Casterton, Victoria, son of John FOSTER & Archina Campbell TURNER
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

FOSTER, C.

Appears to be Charles James Hepburn FOSTER, b. 1894, Casterton, Victoria, son of Thomas Hayford Lexington FOSTER and Margaret McCALMAN. Served in WW1 at Galipolli & France. Served in WW2 with the Royal Australian Engineers.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

FOSTER, A. G.

Aubrey Glenelg FOSTER, b. 1910, Casterton, Victoria, son of William FOSTER and Frances Harriet FOSTER.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

HOPKINS, J.

John Foster HOPKINS, b. 1921, Hamilton, Victoria, son of Leonard Walter HOPKINS and ___ and living at Dergholm at the time of enlistment in 1942.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

+ HOWLETT, L. W.

Lancelot "Lance" Wilfred HOWLETT, b. 1919, Casterton, Victoria, son of Wilfred Lockart HOWLETT and Elsie Eliza SMITH. Served with the 2/22nd Battalion on Rabaul and died as a Prisoner of War with the sinking of the "Montevideo Maru" on 1 Jul 1942 in the South-West Pacific.
Named on the Casterton War Memorial, Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm Recreational Reserve Memorial Plaque & Tree.

HOWLETT, R. N.

Russell Mervyn HOWLETT, b. 1917, Casterton, Victoria, son of Wilfred Lockart HOWLETT and Elsie Eliza SMITH. Served with the 2/22nd Battalion.
Named on the Casterton War Memorial, Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

HACK, N.

Norman Ian HACK, b. 1914, Casterton, Victoria, son of Theodore William HACK and Mary Elizabeth FERGUSON, living at Poolaijelo when he enlisted in 1942.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

LYNCH, E. W.

E___ W___ LYNCH,
----------unidentified at this time----------
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

MUELLER, G.

George Colin MUELLER, b. 1910, Mount Pleasant, South Australia, daughter of Hermann Frederick MUELLER and Florence Emily WOODIFIELD. Enlisted in the RAAF in 1942 when living in the Casterton area. Married Mary Robina FERGUSON and both are buried in the Dergholm Cemetery.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

McFARLANE, R. W.

Roland William McFARLANE, b. 1914, Hamilton, Victoria, son of Malcolm William McFARLANE and Margaret FITZGIBBON. Enlisted in 1942 and served with the 24th Battalion.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

NEAVES, W. J.

William James NEAVE, b. 1912, Casterton, Victoria, son of James George NEAVE and Annie McLEAN. Served with the 2/22nd Battalion on Rabaul and escaped after the Japanese invasion and later served with the 2/4th Battalion.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

+ PATTERSON, R. S.

Richard Stuart PATTERSON, b. 1909 "Brung Brungle Station" near the Wannon, son of Hugh PATTERSON and Grangie Stuart RAMSDEN. Recorded as a Grazier of Casterton in 1841 when he enlisted in the RAAF and was killed in a training accident near Bairnsdale, Victoria.
Named on the Casterton War Memorial, Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm Recreational Reserve Memorial Plaque & Tree.

+ PATTERSON, W. S.

William Stuart PATTERSON, b. 1911 Casterton, Victoria, son of Hugh PATTERSON and Grangie Stuart RAMSDEN. Recorded as being from "Caupaul Station" when he enlisted in the AIF. Captured after the Japenese invasion of Rabaul. Presumed lost at sea on the "Montevideo Maru" as a Prisoner of War in 1942 as Sgt VX20713 1 Independent Company.
Named on the Casterton War Memorial, Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll, Dergholm Recreational Reserve Memorial Plaque & Tree.

SIMSON, D.

Appears to be Charles Eric Douglas SIMSON, b. 1916, Geelong, Victoria, son of Charles Eric Playfair SIMSON and Ada Gladys HALL of Roseneath. He served in WW2 as Cpl VX28195, 2/8 Aust Light Anti Aircraft, Battery.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

VOGIE, R.

R___ VOGIE may be VOEGE from Digby??? (Either Richard Lindsay Royston VOGUE or George Allardice Richard "Dick" VOGUE who were brothers and both served in WW2
----------unidentified at this time----------
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

WOODS, J. H.

J___ H___ WOODS,
----------unidentified at this time----------
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.

WYNNIATT, L.

Leslie Clarence WYNNIAT, b. 1920, Edenhope, Victoria, son of Clarence Gladstone WYNNIAT and Ethel May HARMAN. His residence was recorded as Power's Creek, near Dergholm when he enlisted in the AIF in 1941. Leslie was married to Margaret Shirley BURRELL and they are both buried in the Casterton Cemetery.
Named on the Dergholm & District Soldiers' Memorial Hall Honour Roll.