Sandford War Memorial
Sandford World War 1 Memorial
&
WW1 Service

Sandford, South-West Victoria, Australia

The Great War 1914-19
In Loving Remembrance of Sandford Men
who fought in The Great War 1914-19

WW1 Honour Rolls in the Sandford Hall

Sandford State School No.1654

St Mary's Anglican Church Sandford

Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford

The following names are those listed on the Sandford War Memorial and various Honour Rolls at Sandford in south-west Victoria, Australia as having served in World War 1.

The additional information column is from attempts to identify the individuals named on the Memorial.

Additional information or corrections will be greatfully received.
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World War 1 Service
Sandford War Memorial, South-West Victoria, Australia

Name on Memorial Additional Information

ANDERSON, J

James ANDERSON [M.I.D.], b. 1879, Sandford, son of William ANDISON and Isabella MURPHY. James was married to Amy Louisa GRANT in 1904 and served in WW1 at Gallipoli with the 21st Battalion, AIF and in the Middle East with the Imperial Camel Corps and later as Farrier Sgt 551A with the 14th Light Horse Regiment. Awared the MID for service in the Middle East in 1918. He is buried in the Ballarat Cemetery. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • ANDISON, A

    Allan Cameron ANDISON, b. 1895, Sandford, Victoria, son of Andrew Oliver ANDISON and Flora CAMERON. Pte V80843, AIF, enlisted 30 Jun 1918, discharged 24 Dec 1918. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • ANDISON, W

    Appears to be Walter Henry ANDISON, b. 1893, Sandford, Victoria, son of Andrew Oliver ANDISON and Flora CAMERON. Pte 3689, 5th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 15 Jul 1915 RTA 28 Mar 1919. Victorian Railways employee for 37 years. Named on the
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + BURNIP, A

    Alfred BURNIP, b. 1880, Hay, NSW, son of Charles BURNIP and Julia Sophie TYERS, brother of Lily Veronica BURNIP who was married to David McCALMAN of Sandford. Pte 4298, 24th Battalion AIF, died of wounds 24 April 1917, Bullecourt, France. Alfred was a grandson of Charles James TYERS, the surveyor who fixed the location of the NSW / VIC border near the mouth of the Glenelg River at Nelson in the south-west corner of Victoria. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • BURNIP, C

    Charles James/Henry Tyers BURNIP, b. 1875, Cobden, Victoria, son of Charles BURNIP and Julia Sophie TYERS, brother of Lily Veronica BURNIP who was married to David McCALMAN of Sandford. Pte 404, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Hamilton 28-02-1916; RTA 10-3-1918. Charles was a grandson of Charles James TYERS, the surveyor who fixed the location of the NSW / VIC border near the mouth of the Glenelg River at Nelson in the south-west corner of Victoria. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • CHAPMAN, A

    Albert Edward CHAPMAN, b. ca 1896, son of Charles John CHAPMAN and Ellen ___ of London, England (1916). Servd in WW1, Tpr 2265, 8th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, enlisted 21-05-1916, RTA 2-01-1919. Also served in WW2. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • CLARKE, J

    John James CLARKE, b. 1886, Sandford, son of John CLARKE and Mary Tremain WHITE, married in 1908 to Alice May AYERS. Pte 2060, 39th & 8th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 22-5-1916, wounded, RTA 25-03-1919, discharged 17-6-1919. Named on the...
  • Carapook Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • CLARKE, W

    William CLARKE, b. 1882, Sandford, son of John CLARKE and Mary Tremain WHITE. Pte 5060A, 5th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Hamilton 29-01-1916, RTA 12-06-1919. Named on the...
  • Carapook Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • CLEARY, J

    Jeremiah CLEARY, b. ca 1887 Ireland, son of Patrick CLEARY and Mary DEASY. Served in WW1 as Pte 1252, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 10-04-1916 Hamilton, Vic, RTA 27-05-1919. Named on the...
  • "Elderslie Estate" Langkoop Soldier Settler,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • CLEARY, P

    Francis Patrick CLEARY, b. 1895 Sandford, Victoria, son of Patrick CLEARY and Mary DEASY. Pte 6772, 21st Battalion, AIF, enlisted 1-08-1916, RTA 3-01-1919; Served in WW2. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DIX, T

    Appears to be Peter Thomas DIX, b. 1895 Casterton, Victoria, son of James Nicholas DIX and Margaret Theresa DOYLE. L/Cpl 4182, 8th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 6-05-1915 RTA 10-04-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DOYLE, F

    Francis John DOYLE, b. 1885, Sandford, Victoria, son of James John DOYLE and Sarah BARBER. Pte 7234, 5th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 24-11-1916, RTA 5-04-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DOYLE, J

    Appears to be John James DOYLE, b. 1888, Casterton, Victoria, son of John DOYLE and Alice Gertrude MULCAHY. Pte 480, 29th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 7-07-1915 RTA 17-03-1917. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • DOYLE, J A

    Appears to be John Andrew DOYLE, b. 1893, Sandford, Victoria, son of Peter Patrick DOYLE and Honora COLEMAN of 'Muntham'. Pte 2962, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, AIF, enlisted 10-09-1915 RTA 28-03-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DOYLE, M

    Michael James DOYLE, b. 1892, Sandford, Victoria, son of James John DOYLE and Sarah BARBER. Pte 906, 7th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 18 Aug 1914, WIA 8 Aug 1915, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, RTA 3-01-1916, died 1918, Melbourne, Victoria. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DYSON, J

    James DYSON, b. 1890, Sandford, Victoria, son of Henry Samuel DYSON and Mary EGAN. Cpl 871, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 10-04-1916 RTA 27-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • EDGINGTON, H

    Henry William EDGINGTON, b. ca 1893, Reading, Berkshire, England, son of William EDGINGTON and Susannah WILKINS (who is buried in the Sandford Cemetery). Pte 4392, 8th Battalion, enlisted 7-09-1914 RTA 12-05-1918. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • FITZGERALD, R

    Bryan Reginald FITZGERALD, b. 1884, Merino, Victoria, son of Bryan Cunningham FITZGERALD and Robina HAWKINS. Grazier of 'Tulliegh', Sandford who served in WW1 as Capt., 13th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, enlisted 13-04-1915, RTA 20-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • FORBES, R

    Robert Alexander FORBES, b. 1897, Sandford, Victoria, son of Robert FORBES and Elizabeth SHEPHERD. Served in WW1 as Cpl 2074, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 14-06-1916 RTA 27-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Merino War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • GILDING, J

    James Edward GILDING, b. 1896, Casterton, Victoria, son of Edward Jasper GILDING and Frances NORMAN. WW1 Pte 1299, Aust. Flying Corps, AIF, enlisted 20-03-1916 RTA 6-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • GILDING, S

    Appears to be Steven Henry GILDING, b. 1898, Sandford, Victoria, son of Edward Jasper GILDING and Frances NORMAN. Enlisted WW1, no overseas service. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • GILL, J

    John GILL, b. 1886, Sandford, Victoria, son of George Patrick GILL and Isabella McCANN. WW1, Cpl 2913, 5th B G Railway O C, AIF, enlisted 22-10-1917 RTA 15-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • HARWOOD, W

    William HARWOOD, b. 1884, Sandford, Victoria, son of James HARWOOD and Harriet Elizabeth PRETLOVE. WW1 Pte 6272, 23rd Battalion, AIF, enlisted 28-09-1916, wounded (left leg), RTA 24-01-1918. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • + HOLMES, E

    Edgar Charles HOLMES, b. 1891, Sandford, Victoria, son of William Tyers HOLMES and Elizabeth Jane BAXTER. Served in WW1 as L/Cpl 4115, 59th Battalion AIF, died 19 July 1916, Fromelles, France. He was a Teacher prior to enlistment. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Merino War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • JACKSON, H

    Henry JACKSON, b. 1876, Sandford, Victoria, son of James JACKSON and Ann WHITE. Recorded as a 39 year old groom, unmarried of Sandford when he enlisted in the AIF on 9 Jun 1916 but discharged as medically unfit with TB on 4 Aug 1916. He died in Ballarat in 1956.
  • Sandford War Memorial
  • + JONES, W

    William George JONES [MM], born 1873 at Dartmoor, Vic, son of John Thomas JONES & Eliza O'TOOLE.
    Driver 1682, 58th Battalion AIF, died 19 September 1919, Casterton, Victoria from the effects of gas in France. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • + KING, B

    B. KING, b. ____, son of ____ and ____.
    (---Unidentified at this time---)
    Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • LANE, R

    Charles Russell "Russ" LANE 1897-1974, b. Sandford, S-W Victoria, son of James Edgar LANE and Caroline HUMPHRIES; d. Horsham, Victoria; m. 1921 to Lucy Frances Elizabeth ROBINSON 1899-1981. Russell LANE enlisted from Dunrobin in Aug 1918 and was discharged in Dec 1918 when the AIF was demobilized. No overseas service. Named on the...
  • Dunrobin WW1 Honour Roll.
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • McCABE, J

    John McCABE, b. 1892, Sandford, Victoria, son of Charles 'Barney' McCABE and Clara HUMPHRIES. WW1 Pte 530, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 28-12-1916, RTA ___. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • + McCABE, R

    Reuben Ernest McCABE, born 1895 Casterton, son of Ellen 'Nellie' McCABE who later married Francis Thomas McCAUSLAND. Pte 1370, 16th Battalion, AIF, died of wounds, ANZAC, Turkey.
    Named on the...
  • Lone Pine Memorial at ANZAC,
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Merino War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • McCANN, J

    Peter John 'Jatza' McCANN, b. 1893, Sandford, Victoria, son of Peter McCANN and Emma Jane GILL. Pte 6318, 6th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Hamilton, 2-05-1916 RTA 1-08-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + McCONACHY, S

    Stuart Laurence McCONACHY, born 1887 Henty, Victoria, son of William James McCONACHY and Betsy 'Bessie' MILLER. Served in WW1 as Pte 933, 39th Battalion, enlisted 10 Apr 1916, killed in action, 28 Jan 1917 Armentiers, France. Named on the...
  • Henty School Honour Roll,
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • McCORMACK, J

    James Albert McCORMACK, b. 1890, Sandford, Victoria, son of Thomas Francis McCORMACK and Ann MITCHELL, d. 1970, Melbourne, Vic, m. Catherine Sarah "Kitty" LITTLE 1892-1982. WW1 served as L/Cpl 2705, 58th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 12-05-1916, RTA 22-09-1919. Named on the...
  • Henty School Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • + McDONALD, R

    Robert Skirving McDONALD, born 1895, Sandford, Victoria, son of William McDONALD and Mary COX. Pte 153, 2nd Field Amulance, Australian Army Medical Corps, AIF died 8 Aug 1915, ANZAC, Turkey. Named on the...
  • Lone Pine Memorial at ANZAC,
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • MILL, A

    Archibald Stanley MILL, b. 1893, Truro, Cornwall, England, son of William MILL and Selina Mary MITCHELL. He enlisted in the 1st AIF as Pte 954, 4th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, and later was Cpl 954, 2nd Australian Veterinary Hospital, AIF; enlisted 14-09-1914; served at Gallipoli & in France, RTA 19-04-1919. In 1920 he married Emily Jane BAWDEN 1892-1977, born Clunes, Victoria, daughter of John BAWDEN and Emily HICKOX. Emily died at Casterton in 1977 and Archibald died there in 1980, both buried in the Casterton new cemetery. Archibald Stanley MILL...
  • Named : Casterton Town Hall, Honour Roll
  • Named : Christ Church of England, Casterton, Honour Roll.
  • Named : Sandford War Memorial
  • Named : St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford, Honour Roll.
  • Soldier Settler : "Nangeela" Estate, near Casterton.
  • MILL, H

    Howard MILL 1894-1921, b. Kenwyn, near Truro, Cornwall, England, son of William MILL and Selina Mary MITCHELL; d. 1921 Myrtle Bank Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. Residing at Sandford, S-W Victoria c.1912 and was a farm labourer, single, aged 20y 4m when he enlisted on 14 Sep 1914 at Casterton, S-W Victoria as Pte 1618, 14th Battalion, AIF; 17 Sep 1914 farewelled at Casterton; Feb 1915 on leave at Sandford; embarked 25 Feb 1915 at Melbourne, embarked 4 May 1915 Egypt for Gallipoli; 8 Aug 1915 missing at Gallipoli; 11 Aug 1915 admitted hospital at Malta; 31 Aug 1915 admitted hospital England; 29 Apr 1917 proceeded to France; 12 Aug 1917 wounded in action; 12 May 1918 embarked England for RTA (tuburculosis); 10 Jul 1918 welcome home at Sandford, Vic.; 21 Aug 1918 discharged at Melbourne, Vic. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll.
  • Casterton Christ Church (C-of-E) Honour Roll.
  • Dunrobin Honour Roll.
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • MITCHELL, R

    Richard Glasson MITCHELL, b. 1889, Sandford, Victoria, son of Alfred MITCHELL and Elizabeth COX. Pte 2697, 58th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne 23-06-1916, RTA 8-01-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • NICHOLLS, G

    Gilbert Ernest NICHOLLS, b. 1893, Sandford, Victoria, son of William James NICHOLLS and Catherine HARWOOD. WW1 Pte 965, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 10-04-1916, RTA 21-07-1917. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • NICHOLLS, J

    John Thomas NICHOLLS, b. 1895, Sandford, Victoria, son of William James NICHOLLS and Catherine HARWOOD. WW1 Sgt 36, 1st Div Signal Coy, AIF, enlisted 19-08-1914 RTA 16-03-1918. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • + OSWALD, T

    Thomas Francis OSWALD, born 1887, Casterton, son of Robert James OSWALD and Annie Elizabeth McCORMACK.
    L/Cpl 3876, 4th Battalion, AIF, killed in action 17 April 1917, Lynecourt Sector, France. Thomas was a Police Constable who enlisted at Glen Innes, NSW. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • PREECE, A

    Alfred George PREECE, born 1880 Sandford, Victoria, son of James PREECE and Catherine McSHEEHY. WW1 Pte 6579, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, AIF, enlisted 1-02-1917 RTA 5-04-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + PREECE, H

    Henry Peter PREECE, born 1896 Sandford, Victoria, son of James PREECE and Catherine McSHEEHY. Pte 979, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 6 Mar 1915, killed in action, 14 Apr 1917, Armentieres, France. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + PREECE, T

    Thomas Andrew PREECE, born 1887 Sandford, Victoria, son of James PREECE and Catherine McSHEEHY. Driver 2649, 1st Brigade, Field Artillery, AIF, enlisted 3 Sep 1914, killed in action, 6 Oct 1917, Ypres, Begium. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • PREECE, W

    Appears to be William Patrick PREECE, born 1885 Sandford, Victoria, son of James PREECE and Catherine McSHEEHY. WW1 Pte 2459, 2nd Battalion, AIF, enlisted Liverpool, NSW 9-05-1915, RTA 7-09-1916. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • PRETLOVE, C

    Charles Stanley PRETLOVE, b. 1894, Sandford, Victoria, son of Charles Edward PRETLOVE and Ellen Mary LYONS, d. 1955, Wyndham, Western Australia. Pte V79270, AIF, enlisted 15 Aug 1918, Melbourne, Victoria, discharged 24 Dec 1918, no overseas service. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • ROULSTON, J

    James A ROULSTON, b. 1870, Branxholme, Victoria, son of John James ROULSTON and Jane McCLINTOCK. Served in WW1, Pte 413, 13th Light Horse Regiment & 8th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 11-01-1915, RTA 3-07-1917. Named on the...
  • Henty School Honour Roll,
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • SEALEY, C

    Charles Harold SEALEY, b. 1891, Casterton, Victoria, son of Alfred George SEALEY and Mary Ann COX. WW1 Pte 6341, 8th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 21-3-16 RTA 31-10-17. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • SHEARWOOD, L

    Lawrence Matthew SHEARWOOD, b. 1890, Horsham, Victoria, son of George SHEARWOOD and Margaret Caroline GASPERINO. WW1 Pte 992, A B G Railway Coy, AIF, enlisted 10-04-1916, RTA 5-03-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • SOMERVILLE, N

    Norman SOMERVILLE, b. 1895, "Airlie" Sandford, son of James SOMERVILLE and Catherine COTTER. WW1 Sgt 11907, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, enlisted 10 Aug 1915, Melbourne, served Egypt & Western Front, WIA 15 Oct 1917, Belgium, RTA 29 May 1919; WW2 (VDC). Later a Farmer of "Verdant Hills", Carapook. Named on the...
  • Bahgallah Honour Roll (District Volunteer)
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
  • Sandford War Memorial
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • STOCK, A

    Alexander STOCK, b. 1870, Muntham Parish, Sandford, Victoria, son of John STOCK and Christina McLENNAN. Served in the Boer War as Tpr 503, 2nd Australian Commonwealth Horse (Vic). Served in WW1 as Thomas WILLIAMS as Pte 158, 16th Battalion, AIF, landed Anzac 24 Apr 1915, evacuated to Malta and England in Jul 1915, served in England until 21 Jul 1918 when he returned to Australia. Welcomed home at Sandford railway Station on 16 Oct 1918. Named on the...
  • Carapook Honour Roll,
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll.
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • STOCK, D

    Duncan STOCK, b. 1864, Hotspur, Victoria, son of John STOCK and Christina McLENNAN. Boer War, Cpl 1st VMR. WW1 Tpr 2842 8th Light Horse enlisted 2-6-1916 WIA Pallestine 11-12-1917, RTA 3-07-1919. Named on the...
  • Carapook Honour Roll,
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll.
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • TAIT, G

    George TAIT, b. 1888, Casterton, Victoria, son of John TAIT and Thurza BONNER. Pte 6351, 8th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 21-03-1916 RTA 12-05-1919. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • TARBATH, H

    Harold William TARBATH [MSM], b. ca 1895, Birmingham, England, son of ___ TARBATH and ___ CRUMP. WW1 Cpl 3651 1st A. C. Int. Pol. AIF, [MSM] enlisted 17-08-1915. Named on the...
  • Sandford War Memorial.
  • WOODALL, H

    Hugh WOODALL, b. 1897, Casterton, Victoria, son of George WOODALL and Adela HOLMES. WW1 Pte 51731 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 19-02-1918 RTA 20-07-1919. Named on the...
  • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree 88,
  • Merino War Memorial,
  • Sandford War Memorial.



  • World War 1 Service linked to
    Sandford, South-West Victoria, Australia
    (names not on the Sandford War Memorial)

    Name Additional Information
    ANDISON, H Henry Oliver ANDISON, b. 1898, Sandford, Victoria, son of Henry ANDISON and Lucy LISTER. Pte 69467, Dept Battalion (no overseas service), enlisted 5 Sep 1918, discharged 24 Dec 1918, saddler of Casterton, married Ellen CAMERON. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • BARBER, J M James Maxwell BARBER, Pte 3014, 21st Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 3 Jul 1915, embarked 15 Oct 1915, trandferred to 7th Battalion, AIF 24 Feb 1916 in Egypt, WIA 18 Aug 1916, France, RTA 13 Apr 1917. James Maxwell BARBER was born in 1888 at Sandford, son of Richard BARBER and Catherine MAXWELL but the family had moved to Maffra in Gippsland by 1889.
    + BEDDELL, G A George Alfred BEDDELL, b. 1888, Sandford, Victoria, son of Richard Henry BEDDELL and Catherine WILSON. Pte 6619, 7th Battalion AIF, enlisted Casterton 22-05-1916, KIA 4-10-1917, Broodseinde, Belgium. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial
  • BLACK, G C George Charles Frederick BLACK [M.M.], L/Cpl 1234, 39th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 20 Mar 1916, served in France 1916-1918, WIA on 3 occasions, 1 Feb 1918 awarded the Military Medal [MM] in France, RTA 8 May 1919. George Charles Frederick BLACK was born at Casterton in 1897, son of John William BLACK and Louisa SEALEY. He died in 1978, at Nangwarry, west of Casterton, Victoria. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • Soldier Settler "Nangeela" Estate, Casterton
  • + BLACK, G A Gordon Alexander BLACK, Pte 1235, 39th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 25 Mar 1916, KIA, Broodseinde Ridge (Ypres), Belgium on 4 Oct 1917. Gordon Alexander BLACK was born at Casterton in 1890, son of John William BLACK and Louisa SEALEY. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • BLAKE, A R Alwin Rex BLAKE, Pte 4295, 23rd Battalion (10th Reinforcements), 1st AIF, enlisted 6 Dec 1915, transferred to 5th Division Ammunition Column, served in France, RTA 10 May 1919. Alwin Rex BLAKE was born at Inglewood in 1898, son of James Henry BLAKE and Minnie O'BRIEN. He died in 1922, at Geelong, Victoria. His brother Edgar BLAKE was the Methodist Minister at Casterton in 1919. Named on the...
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • BYRNE, A V Albert Vincent BYRNE, Pte 4938, 4th Pioneers, 1st AIF, enlisted 3-07-1915, RTA 10-12-1918. Albert Vincent BYRNE was born at Sandford in 1880, son of Frederick Joseph BYRNE and Eliza LAWFORD. He died in 1925, in Prahran, Victoria.
    + CLAYTON, H N Henry Normanby "Norm" CLAYTON, Tpr 281, 8th Light Horse regiment, 1st AIF, enlisted 14 Sep 1914, KIA, "The Nek" ANZAC Cove, Turkey on 7 Aug 1915. Henry Normanby "Norm" CLAYTON was born at Casterton in 1891, son of William John CLAYTON and Hannah SPURRELL. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • Lone Pine Memorial, ANZAC, Gallipoli
  • COULSON, J R James Richard Stubbs COULSON, Pte 1256, 39th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 20 Mar 1916, RTA 6 Dec 1916 or 1918. James Richard Stubbs COULSON was born at Dwyer's Creek, Henty in 1874, son of Francis Stubbs COULSON and Harriet Martha DIWELL. He married Helena OPPERMANN in 1899, they had had 2 known chn and he died in 1958, at Melbourne, Victoria. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Merino War Memorial.
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • COULSON, R Reginald James William COULSON, Gnr 29509, 6th Army Brigade, Australian Field Artillery, enlisted 25 Jan 1915, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia, served in France, RTA 2 Jul 1919. Reginald COULSON b. 1891, Williamstown, Victoria, son of Reginald COULSON & Fanny Letitia PRETLOVE, m. 1919 to Zoe PRETLOVE. Nmaed on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • Sandford Sons of Temperance WW1 Honour Roll.
  • CULL, C Cecil CULL, Pte 4181, 8th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 18-08-1915 RTA 17-03-1919. Cecil CULL was born at Sandford in 1889, son of John Francis CULL and Janet Sutherland TAIT. Named on the...
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  • CULL, J A Joseph Aloysius CULL, WW1 (AIF) Dvr 10170, 10th Field Coy, Engineers, 1st AIF; Farrier, enlisted 25-01-1916 RTA 20-05-1919. Joseph Aloysius CULL was born at Sandford in 1891, son of John Francis CULL and Janet Sutherland TAIT. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • CULL, R J [MM] Robert James CULL [MM], Lance Sgt 3500, 37th Battalion, 1st AIF [MM], enlisted 2-09-1916 RTA 19-02-1919. Robert James CULL was born at Sandford in 1898, son of John Francis CULL and Janet Sutherland TAIT. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • CULL, W A William Ambrose CULL, Capt 1105, 32nd Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 7-05-1915 RTA 8-04-1918. William Ambrose CULL was born at Sandford in 1894, son of John Francis CULL and Janet Sutherland TAIT. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • DIX, J A James Abraham DIX, Gnr 38486, 32nd Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 21-09-1914 RTA 9-08-1919. James Abraham DIX was born at Sandford in 1888, son of James Nicholas DIX and Margaret Theresa DOYLE. James was an older brother of T DIX (Peter Thomas DIX, L/Cpl 4182, 8th Battalion, 1st AIF) listed on the Sandford War Memorial. Named on the...
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  • DIX, J F Joseph Francis DIX, Cpl 805, 8th Battalion, enlisted 20-07-1915 RTA 20-11-1918. Joseph Francis DIX was born at Sandford in 1892, son of James Nicholas DIX and Margaret Theresa DOYLE. Joseph was an older brother of T DIX (Peter Thomas DIX, L/Cpl 4182, 8th Battalion, 1st AIF) listed on the Sandford War Memorial.
    DONOHUE, J T John Thomas DONOHUE, Pte 1602, 24th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 15-01-1915, RTA 22-05-1919. John Thomas DONOHUE was born at Sandford in 1892, son of Thomas Patrick DONOHUE and Mary McCABE. Named on the...
  • Merino War Memorial.
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  • DYSON W William James DYSON, Pte 69504, Depot Battalion, AIF, enlisted 7 Aug 1918, Melbourne, no overseas service, discharged 24 Dec 1918. William DYSON b. 1877, Sandford, Victoria, son of Henry DYSON & Mary EGAN, m. 1906 to Dulcie DUNCAN, chn born in Melbourne. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • FORDHAM, W J William James FORDHAM, Pte 4104, 24th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 13-12-1915, RTA 17-03-1917. William James FORDHAM was born at Sandford in 1871, son of Henry Alexander FORDHAM and Mary Ann PLACE.
    GRINHAM, J N L John Norman Leonard GRINHAM, Pte 2164, 59th Battalion, enlisted Mildura, 4-04-1916 RTA 10-06-1919. John Norman Leonard GRINHAM was born at Sandford in 1895, son of Charles GRINHAM and Sarah Jane LOVELL.
    GRINHAM, M R [DCM] Melville Roy GRINHAM [DCM], Pte 2588, 8th Battalion, enlisted 24-05-1915 RTA 25-11-1917. Melville Roy GRINHAM was born at Square Mile, SA in 1898, son of Louis Edward GRINHAM and Catherine Mary POTTER. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal [DCM] for bravery in the field. Siblings of Melville were born at Sandford after 1900. Named on the...
  • Merino War Memorial.
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  • GRINHAM, L E Louis Edward GRINHAM, Pte 64812, 4th Light Horse Regiment, enlisted 25-05-1918 RTA 17-07-1919. Louis Edward GRINHAM was born at Mt Gambier, SA in 1900, son of Louis Edward GRINHAM and Catherine Mary POTTER. Siblings of Louis were born at Sandford after 1900. Named on the...
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  • + HOLMES, A L Arthur Leonard HOLMES, Pte 4059 29th Battalion, enlisted 2-08-1916 DOW(Gas) 13-06-1918; Carpenter, born 1889 at Sandford, Vic, died 13 Jun 1918, France. Arthur HOLMES was the son of George HOLMES and Julia HARMAN. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial.
  • HOLMES, F J Frederick James HOLMES, Pte 266, 32nd Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted Adelaide 7-09-1915, RTA 18-08-1917. Frederick James HOLMES was born at Sandford in 1887, son of George HOLMES and Julia HARMAN and he was a cousin of Edgar Charles HOLMES listed on the Sandford memorial.
    LAWFORD, L Leopold Howard LAWFORD, Gnr 27901, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, enlisted 1 May 1916, Melbourne, served in France, WIA (2 occasions), RTA 2 May 1919. Leopold LAWFORD b. 1889, Sandford, Victoria, son of George Gordon LAWFORD and Amelia Jessie HAY. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • LEE, R [MID] Russell LEE, Pte 8066, enlisted 10 Jul 1915, Melbourne, 18th & 28th Company, ASSC, served in France, awarded the MID in 1917, Russell LEE b. 1895, Ballarat, Victoria son of Thomas Russell LEE (teacher) and Fanny Louisa TREBILCOCK. He had a younger brother born at Sandford in 1908 and was a teacher when he enlisted in 1915. Named on the...
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  • LEY, D A Donald Alexander LEY, Dvr 4218, 23rd Battalion & 5th Division Ammunition Column, 1st AIF, enlisted 23 Feb 1915, RTA 15 May 1919. Donald Alexander LEY was born at Carapook in 1887, son of Charles Arthur LEY and Annie COTTER. He married Virtue Mary SEALEY in 1920 and became a Soldier Settler near Penshurst, Victoria. Named on the...
  • Carapook Honour Roll,
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  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • + LOGGIN, L Leyton Henry LOGGIN, Pte 29th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 7 Jul 1915, Melbourne, WIA 23 Nov 1916, France, KIA 7 May 1918, France. Leyton Henry LOGGIN, b. 1887, Williamstown, Victoria, son of Henry LOGGIN & Ann Skirving GRANT. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
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  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • McCABE, E J Edward John McCABE, Pte 6140, 59th Battalion, enlisted 29-4-16, RTA 10-6-19. Edward John McCABE was born at Sandford in 1896, son of James McCABE and Catharine Mary FITZGIBBON. Named on the...
  • Merino War Memorial,
  • Soldier Settler Glenorchy Estate near Merino.
  • McGUIRE, J T Appears to be John Francis McGUIRE, born 1888, Geelong, Victoria, son of Patrick McGUIRE and Phillipa Tallack NICHOLLS. Pte 64278, General Reinforcements, AIF, enlisted 7 May 1918, Western Australia, served in the Middle East. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + McGUIRE, P P Phillip Patrick McGUIRE, born 1891, Sandford, Victoria, son of Patrick McGUIRE and Phillipa Tallack NICHOLLS. Pte 2598, 43rd Battalion, AIF, enlisted 14 Aug 1916 died 8 Nov 1920, Roebourne, Western Australia. Named onthe...
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  • McLENNAN, J K James Killeen McLENNAN, Tpr 426, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, enlisted 16-09-1914, RTA 3-07-1919, Farrier. James Killeen McLENNAN was born at Sandford in 1886, son of Donald McLENNAN and Mary Christine KILLEEN and he died at Horsham in 1966.
    McLENNAN, K G Kenneth George McLENNAN, Dvr 20984, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, enlisted 17-11-1915, RTA 7-02-1919. Kenneth George McLENNAN was born at Sandford in 1875, son of Murdoch McLENNAN and Christina THOMPSON and he moved to Toowoomba in Queensland.
    McLENNAN, W R William Rae McLENNAN, Pte 721, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion (gassed in France); Natural history collector and Ornithologist in northern Australia, enlisted 14-03-1917, RTA 20-12-1918. William Rae McLENNAN was born at Sandford in 1886, son of Donald McLENNAN and Mary Christine KILLEEN and he died at Sandford in 1935.
    McPHERSON, D Donald McPHERSON, Pte 1887, 38th & 6th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted Horsham 28-02-1916, RTA 31-01-1918, served in France. Donald McPHERSON was born at Sandford in 1874, son of John Andrew McPHERSON and Mary Jane BALFOUR. Donald married Mary Jane WHITEHEAD at Horsham in 1901, they had 4 children, he worked for the Victorian Railways after WW1 and both Donald and Mary died at Mount BARKER, SA where Mary's family was living.
    + MUNRO, N C [MM] Norman Clarence MUNRO [MM], born 1897, Sandford, Victoria, son of Daniel MUNRO and Jessie HARWOOD. Served as in WW1 Pte 3873, D Coy, 24th Battalion, enlisted Wando Vale, DOW 12-06-1918 France. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Wando Vale S.S. Honour Roll.
  • Wando Vale War Memorial.
  • NIVEN, J James NIVEN, b. 1893, Harrow, Victoria, son of William NIVEN and Mary Ann Shaw McINTYRE, m. 1915 to Mary Isabel VAUGHAN. Pte 2895, enlisted 23 Jul 1915 in the AIF, 3 Jun 1916 missing from Broadmeadows Army Camp. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + NIVEN, W D William David NIVEN, b. 1895, Harrow, Victoria, son of William NIVEN and Mary Ann Shaw McINTYRE. Tpr 162, 4th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, enlisted 19 Aug 1914, WIA, Gallipoli, DOW, 5 Aug 1915, at sea off Gallipoli. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • OSWALD, J R

    James Robert OSWALD, born 1895, Sandford, son of Robert James OSWALD and Annie Mary Gertrude DOYLE. Served in WW1 as WW1 Pte 899, 29th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 15-07-1915, RTA 5-07-1919, Storekeeper. Named on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • PHILLIPS, S G Stanley Gordon PHILLIPS, b. 1891, Sandford, Victroia, son of John William PHILLIPS and Ellen SCHICKERLING.
    WW1 Nominal Roll information: Dvr 2660, AIF Headquarters, enlisted 21-06-1915, RTA 27-09-1919.
    Australian Archives information: Service No 68850, POB Sandford VIC : POE Melbourne VIC : NOK M Phillips Ellen.
    RYAN, M Appears to be Michael Francis RYAN, b. 1886, Wonwondah South, son of John RYAN & Margaret DONNELLY. Michael RYAN m. Gracie CRAIG, dau of John CRAIG & Catherine McCABE of Sandford. Pte 222, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne 4 Oct 1915, arrived France 3 Nov 1916, RTA 22 Jul 1919. He may be the M. RYAN nisted on the...
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • + RYAN, T Thomas RYAN, b. 1896, Casterton, Victoria, son of Thomas Nicholas RYAN and Mary Jane TIERNEY. Pte 5201, 14th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne, 5 Jan 1916, arrived France, 14 Jun 1916, DOW France, 5 Feb 1917. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Casterton War Memorial,
  • Sandford State School No.1654 Honour Roll.
  • SAULT, G W George William "Joe" SAULT, b. 1898, Sandford, S-W Victoria, son of Joseph SAULT (bootmaker) and Annie Louisa PRETLOVE. Pte 755, 31st Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne, 12 Jul 1915, embarked "Wandilla" 9 Nov 1915, Suez Canal defence, arrived France, May 1916, severely wounded at Fromelles, France, 19 Jul 1916, hospitalised in London, RTA 8 Nov 1918. Died 1959 Melbourne, Vic. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • + SEALEY, G H George Henry SEALEY, Pte 1777, 24th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 23 Feb 1915, KIA, Pozieres, France on 29 Jul 1917. George Henry SEALEY was born at Corndale near Casterton in 1896, son of William Edward SEALEY and Mary Ann BEST. Named on the...
  • Casterton War Memorial,
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  • Corndale School Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • + SHAW, A D Alexander Davidson SHAW, born 1883 Sandford, Victoria, son of Thomas SHAW and Elizabeth DAVIDSON. Pte 27977, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, died, 15 Jan 1917, Wiltshire, England.
    SHAW, G George SHAW, born 1860 Sandford, Victoria, son of Thomas SHAW and Mary LOVE. Listed as 54 year old horse breaker of Jackson St, Casterton when he enlisted in WW1. Served as Pte 483, 1st Remount Unit, AIF, enlisted 26 Oct 1915, RTA 18 Dec 1916.
    + SHEARWOOD, W C William Clarence SHEARWOOD, Pte 1002, 38th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 5-04-1916, KIA 4-10-1917. William Clarence SHEARWOOD was born in 1892 at Horsham, son of George SHEARWOOD and Margaret Caroline GASPERINO. William was the brother of Laurence Matthew SHEARWOOD (1st AIF) who is listed on the Sandford War Memorial. Named on the...
  • Chetwynd School Honour Roll.
  • SMALPAGE, E B Eugene Best SMALPAGE, born 1882 Sandford, Victoria, son of Francis George SMALPAGE and Jamesina BEST. He followed the gold rush to Western Australia and served in the Boer War as Trooper 413, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Western Australia. Enlisted 31 Jul 1916 in WW1 and served overseas as as Pte 3287, 10th Light Horse Regiment, AIF. RTA 27 Jan 1919, m. 1916, WA, Christina BALL, d. 1962, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA.
    SMITH, C E Charles Ewen SMITH, Pte 1138, 8th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 14 Sep 1914, landed ANZAC Cove 25 Apr 1915, WIA ANZAC, served in France 1916-1918, RTA on 4 Nov 1918. Charles Ewen SMITH was born at Casterton in 1891, son of Charles SMITH and Frances "Fanny" Flora McLEAN, married Blanche Evelyn TAIT of Sandford. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • SMITH, J B John Bruce SMITH, Sgt 1186, 8th Battalion, 1st AIF, enlisted 11 Sep 1914, landed ANZAC Cove 26 May 1915, WIA in France 1916, RTA on 16 Oct 1916. John Bruce SMITH was born at Casterton in 1894, son of Charles SMITH and Frances "Fanny" Flora McLEAN, married Grace Maude NORTH. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • SPURRELL, C H Charles Henry SPURRELL, Pte 3141, 37th & 40th Battalions, 1st AIF, enlisted 25 Oct 1916, RTA on 14 Jan 1919. Charles Henry SPURRELL was born at Casterton in 1894, son of William John SPURRELL and Sarah BEST, married Eva MOULDEN, lived at Henty, New South Wales when enlisting in WW2. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • + WATERS, E H Edward Henry WATERS, b. 1889, Digby, Vic, son of Michael Thomas WATERS & Susan Mary GULL. Pte 4951, 5th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 30 Jul 1915, KIA, France 19 Nov 1916. Named on the...
  • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree 40,
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • WATERS, M Martin William WATERS, b. 1895, Digby, Vic, son of Michael Thomas WATERS & Susan Mary GULL. Pte 2167, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 22 Mar 1916, RTA 12 May 1919. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
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  • WATERS, T P Thomas Patrick WATERS, b. 1893, Digby, Vic, son of Michael Thomas WATERS & Susan Mary GULL. Cpl 1009, 10th Light Trench Mortar Battery, AIF, enlisted 7 Apr 1915, RTA 1 Apr 1919. Named on the...
  • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree 5,
  • St Mary's Anglican Church, Sandford Honour Roll.
  • WATHEN, A Angus Robert WATHEN, L/Cpl 471, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF, enlisted 14 Sep 1914, served on Gallipoli, RTA on 9 Jan 1919. Angus Robert WATHEN was born at Casterton in 1891, son of George WATHEN and Agnes BALFOUR, married Gertrude JACKSON, lived at Wando Vale, Victoria. Named on the...
  • Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll,
  • Sons of Temperance Glenelg, Casterton & Sandford, WW1 Honour Roll
  • Wando Vale S.S. Honour Roll.
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