Wando Vale District WW1 Military Service

Near Casterton in South-Western Victoria, Australia

Wando Vale War Memorial

War Memorial at Wando Vale
near Casterton, South-Western Victoria, Australia

Wando Vale SS3397 Honour Roll

Honour Roll SS 3397, Wando Vale
near Casterton, South-Western Victoria, Australia

The following names are those listed from the Wando Vale District in south-west Victoria, Australia as having served in World War 1, 1914-1919. The additional information column is from attempts to identify the individuals named on the War Memorial, Honour Rolls or other publications from the district.

Military Service from the Wando Vale District

WW2 Service from the Wando Vale District 1939-1945



Wando Vale District Military Service
WORLD WAR 1 1914-1919

Name

Additional Information

ALLARDICE, J.

Appears to be John James ALLARDICE, b. 1889, Digby, Victoria, son of John ALLARDICE & Annie McPHERSON, married 1914 to Christabel WILSON. His brother was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. WW1 service as Pte 2238, A. Employment Company, AIF, enlisted 8 Nov 1916, RTA 07 Feb 1919. Living near Gilgandra, NSW in 1935, after then ..........?
Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No. 22.
Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

BIRD, M. J.

Martin Joseph BIRD, 1896, Gloucestershire, England, son of Jacob BIRD and Martha BELL. Served in WW1, Pte 1656, 59th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Hamilton, Victoria 21-02-1916, RTA 10-06-1919. Married Elsie Pearl ARNOTT after 1920. Served in WW2 with the VDC.
Merino Downs WW1 Soldier Settler.
Wando Vale War Memorial.

BOND, A.

Arthur BOND, b. 1887, Portland, Victoria to Joseph Bond and Maria Elizabeth SKIPWORTH, who became settlers at Wando Vale under the Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Arthur was a Farm Manger who served in WW1 as Pte 2623, 10th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, enlisted Perth 8-03-1916, served in the Middle East, RTA 25-01-1919, m. Emily may GAPES, d. Warrnambool in 1962.
Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
Wando Vale War Memorial.

BOND, P. P.

Percy Phillip BOND, b. 1893, Mount Gambier, South Australia to Joseph Bond and Maria Elizabeth SKIPWORTH, who became settlers at Wando Vale under the Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Percy served in WW1 as Pte 4146, 8th Battalion, AIF & AMC, AIF, enlisted Melbourne 12-08-1915, RTA 21-12-1917, m. Hilda May ___, d. 1940 at Warrnambool.
Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
Wando Vale War Memorial.

CARLIN, C. J.

Charles John CARLIN, b. 1892, Tahara, Victoria, son of John James CARLIN and Catherine AYLMER, who became settlers at Wando Vale under the Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Charles listed as a Dairy Farmer when he served in WW1 as Pte 4852\5075, 22nd Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne, WIA France 25-02-1917, RTA 13-03-1918.
Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
Wando Vale War Memorial.

COXON, H.

Herbert COXON, b. 1890 Casterton, Victoria, son of John COXON and Ann CARLTON of "The Hummocks", Wando Vale. His brother Ambrose COXON was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Herbert married Edith Jane HARRIS from Warrnambool in 1915 and served in WW1 as Dvr 1809, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 1-05-1916, RTA 27-04-1919.
  • Named : Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
  • Named : Wando Vale War Memorial.
  • Soldier Settler : "Nangeela" Estate, near Casterton
  • COXON, W. E.

    William Edward COXON, b. 1883 Casterton, Victoria, son of John COXON and Ann CARLTON of 'The Hummocks', Wando Vale. His brother Ambrose COXON was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. William married Ethel BROWN in 1910 and he served in WW1, Pte 1808, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 10-04-1916, RTA 30-04-1919.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    DELAMERE, A. H.

    Albert Henry DELAMARE, b. c1873, London, England, son of William DELAMARE and ___. Albert a farmer of wando Vale, served in WW1 as Pte 430, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Hamilton, 28-02-1916, RTA 31-01-1918. He married Sarah Ann BROOMFIELD in England and had at least two chn before emigrating to Australia.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    DOYLE, A. J.

    Anthony James DOYLE, b. 1897, Wando Vale, Victoria, son of Patrick Peter DOYLE and Margaret HEENAN. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Anthony served in WW1 as Pte 1266, 39th & 7th Battalions, AIF, enlisted Hamilton 3-04-1916, embarked 27 May 1916, arrived in France 15 Sep 1916, WIA(1) 6 Nov 1916, WIA(2) 29 Dec 1917, invalided (gassed) from England 12 Mar 1918, discharged 22 Jun 1918, Melbourne. Anthony DOYLE became a publican and married Annie Winifred MORRISON of Natimuk in 1934. He died in Ballarat in 1974 and she died in 1987, both are buried in the Ballarat New Cemetery.
    Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    FERGUSON, A.

    Alexander James FERGUSON, b. 1893, Buangor, near Beaufort, Victoria, son of James FERGUSON and Margaret Rebecca STEVENS. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Served in WW1 as Sgt 782, 8th & 60th Battalions, AIF, wounded in the landing at ANZAC and served in France where he was again wounded. Alexander married Isabel SEMPLE in England in 1918 and he died at Ouyen, Victoria in 1977.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    FERGUSON, W.

    William George FERGUSON, b. 1897, Buangor, near Beaufort, Victoria, son of James FERGUSON and Margaret Rebecca STEVENS. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. William served in WW1 as Pte 4488, 60th & 59th Battalions, AIF. He was wounded in France in 1916, RTA in 1919 and died at Benalla in 1980.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    FERRIER, M. (Sister)

    Mary Middlemiss FERRIER, b. 1888, Casterton, Victoria, dau of John FERRIER & Alice Jane HANLON and sister of Roy FERRIER below. WW1 service as Sister with the British India Nursing Service, enlisted 27 Feb 1918, RTA 14 Mar 1920.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    FERRIER, R.

    Roy Anthony Percival FERRIER, b. 1891, Casterton, Victoria, son of John FERRIER & Alice Jane HANLON and brother of Mary FERRIER above. WW1 service as Pte 1209, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Cyclist Battalion, AIF, enlisted 23 Jun 1915, Deniliquin, NSW, RTA 27 Apr 1919.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    GARNER, W.

    W___ GARNER,
    ---unidentified at this time---

    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    GILDING, S.

    Appears to be Steven Henry GILDING, borm 1898, Mocamboro, near Merino, son of Edward Jasper GILDING and Frances NORMAN. Enlisted for service in WW1 on 26 Jun 1918, no overseas service, discharged 24 Dec 1918.
    Sandford War Memorial.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    + GREENHAM, C. G.

    Charles Augustus "Gus" GREENHAM, b. 1888, Dartmoor, Victoria, son of George GREENHAM and Susannah Alice SPENCER. Charles served in WW1, Pte 58, 14th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 1-10-1914, ANZAC, DOW ANZAC 1-05-1915.
    Casterton War Memorial.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    GREENHAM, C. R.

    Clarence Rupert GREENHAM, b. 1898, Dartmoor, Victoria, son of George GREENHAM and Susannah Alice SPENCER. Clarence served in WW1, Pte 6823, 24th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne 2-05-1916, RTA ___. He also served in WW2.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    LANE, K. [M.M.]

    Kendrick David LANE, b. 1893, Camperdown, Victoria, son of John LANE and Hannah WELLS. WW1 service as L/Cpl 3314, 6th Field Ambulance, AIF, enlisted 30-01-1915, awarded MM for bravery on the Menin Road, Belgium in 1917, RTA 15-2-1918.
    Merino War Memorial.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    LOWE, A. E.

    Albert Edwin David LOWE, b. 1895, Wando Vale, Victoria, son of Edward LOWE and Mary Ann McDONALD. Albert served in WW1 as Pte 1343, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 3-03-1916, France, WIA 31-05-1917, RTA 27-09-1917.
    Chetwynd School Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    LOWE, E. W. F.

    Edward William Francis LOWE, b. 1893, Wando Vale, Victoria, son of Edward LOWE and Mary Ann McDONALD. Edward served in WW1 as Pte 2845, 1st Pioneers, AIF, enlisted 31-07-1915, France WIA 20-07-1916, 13-04-1918, RTA 5-01-1919.
    Chetwynd School Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    + McCOLL, A.

    Allan John McCOLL, b. 1891, Wickliffe, Victoria, son of Lachlan McCOLL and Christina McLEAN from the Isle of Mull, Scotland. Lachlan died near Wickliffe in 1906 and Christina died at Casterton in 1919. Allan was farm labourer of Wando Vale when he 1st enlisted in the 14th Battalion, AIF. He was a nephew of George McLEAN & Annie McCOLL, who had an allotment at Wando Vale under the Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. He was discharged and later reinlisted and served in WW1 as Pte 534, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 27-03-1916, WIA France 29-05-1917, WIA (2nd time) & DOW France 11-09-1918.
    Casterton War Memorial.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    McDONALD, K. T.

    Appears to be Kenneth "Keith" Thomas McDONALD, b. 1892, Wando Vale, Victoria, son of Mary May McDONALD. He was listed to attend school at Wando Vale in 1901. Keith served in WW1 as Pte 548A, 5th Battalion, 2nd Cyclist Battalion, AIF, enlisted 17-07-1916, WIA, RTA 12-06-1919. He was recorded as living at Warracknabeal in 1940 and c/- Mr T. BILSTON, Wando Vale in 1959.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    + MUNRO, D.

    Daniel MUNRO, b. 1882, Rochester, Victoria, son of Daniel MUNRO and Elizabeth FORGE. He was a Farmer when he enlisted in WW1 as Pte 2118A, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 22-05-1916, DOW Messines, France 9-07-1917
    Casterton War Memorial.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    + MUNRO N. C. [MM]

    Norman Clarence MUNRO [MM], born 1897, Sandford, Victoria, son of Daniel MUNRO and Jessie HARWOOD. WW1 service as Pte 3873, D Coy, 24th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Wando Vale, DOW 12-06-1918 France.
    Casterton War Memorial.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    MUNRO, W.

    William MUNRO, b. 1889, Rochester, Victoria, son of Daniel MUNRO and Elizabeth FORGE. Served in WW1, Pte 2199, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Melbourne 4-07-1916, WIA France 10-04-1917, 14-07-1917, RTA 12-03-1918. William married Olive Rachel McLURE in 1919.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    SCARBOROUGH, D. [MM]

    David George SCARBOROUGH, b. 1898, Merino, Victoria, son of John Henry SCARBOROUGH and Isabella Margaret RICHARDS who became settlers at Wando Vale under the Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Farmer from Wando Vale who served in WW1 as Pte 4620, 46th Battalion, AIF enlisted 20-09-1916, [awarded the MM 16-07-1918], WIA 18-09-1918 (severe wound, right foot), RTA 23-03-1919, d. Onslow, Western Australia in 1921.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    SHARPE, F. R.

    Frederick Rayner SHARPE, b. c1895, England, son of Mr E. R. SHARPE of Police Station, Folkestone, Kent, England. Served in WW1 as Pte 5202, 5th Battalion and Australian Provost Corps, AIF, enlisted 25-01-1916 and his address was given as c/- Mr. J. BOND, Wando Vale, Victoria. Frederick died at Heidelberg, Victoria in 1924.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    SMITH, C.

    C___ SMITH,
    ---unidentified at this time---

    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    SMITH, G.

    G___ SMITH,
    ---unidentified at this time---

    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    STANDING, M.

    Appears to be Mark STANDING, b. c1892 ___?, son of Mark STANDING and Elizabeth Ann CRAGG of Liverpool, England. He served in WW1 as Cpl 6946A, 23rd Battalion & 3rd A.A.H., AIF, enlisted 9-05-1917, RTA ___? Married Jessie Phyllis VINEN.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    + SYMONS, A.

    Aubrey William John SYMONS, born 1890, Noradjuha, Victoria, son of James John SYMONS & Janet NOTLEY, attended school at Wando Vale. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. WW1 service, enlisted from King Island, Bass Strait 11 Sep 1915 as Pte 2912, 26th Battalion, AIF. Died from pneumonia in Egypt 20 Jan 1916.
    Wando Vale School SS 3397 Honour Roll.

    WATHEN, A.

    Angus WATHEN, b. c1891, Casterton, Victoria, son of George WATHEN and Agnes BALFOUR. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Served in WW1 as L/Cpl 571, B Squadron, 4th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, enlisted 14-09-1914, served at Gallipoli, RTA 9-06-1919.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale War Memorial.

    WATHEN, W. G.

    William George WATHEN, b. 1887, Casterton, Victoria, son of George WATHEN and Agnes BALFOUR. His father was allocated a block on the Wando Vale Closer Settlement Scheme of 1900. Served in WW1 as Pte 1430, 39th Battalion, AIF, enlisted 20-03-1916, RTA 18-12-1918.
    Wando Vale SS 3397 Honour Roll.
    Wando Vale war Memorial.



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