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Monday, 26 March 2007
9th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Thomas Agnew
Topic: AIF - 3B - 9 LHR

9th LHR, AIF

9th Australian Light Horse Regiment

Roll of Honour

Thomas Agnew

 

Thomas Agnew's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial

 

 

Thomas Agnew

Rank: Private [Pte]

Unit: 4 Reinforcements 9th Light Horse

Service: Army

Conflict: 1914-1918

Date of death: 26 March 1915

Cemetery or memorial details: Springvale VIC C of E 23 Row 19

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

 

 A brief military biography of Thomas Agnew:
 
Regimental number815
Date of birth1893
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse Trainer
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinAdopted Mother: Jane Kakel, 2 Graham Place, Auburn
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of accident30 August 1915
Place of burialChurch of England section 23 Row 19 of the Springvale Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial7

 Lest We Forget

 

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Citation: 9th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Thomas Agnew

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Saturday, 17 July 2010 9:30 PM EADT
Tuesday, 13 March 2007
1st LHR, Donald McBean
Topic: AIF - 1B - 1 LHR

1st LHR, AIF

1st Australian Light Horse Regiment

Donald McBean

 

Donald McBean

 

A brief military biography of Donald McBean from The AIF Project:

Regimental number2826
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressRobinson Street, Mittagong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud McBean, Robinson Street, Mittagong, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

Further Reading:

1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1st LHR, Donald McBean

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 8 October 2009 4:35 PM EADT
Sunday, 11 March 2007
2nd LHR, AIF, William Kiddell
Topic: AIF - 1B - 2 LHR

2nd LHR, AIF

2nd Light Horse Regiment

William Kiddell

 

William Kiddell

 

A brief military biography of William Kiddell from The AIF Project:


Regimental number413
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted constable
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs. Amy Kiddell, 372 High Street, Plumstead, Kent, England
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Other details

Enlisted at Laidley, Queensland

War Service:

Gallipoli,

Western Frontier Force.

 

Further Reading:

2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF

2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, Roll of Honour

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 2nd LHR, AIF, William Kiddell

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 8 October 2009 4:12 PM EADT
Wednesday, 28 February 2007
The Australian Militia, Area Officers, Roll of Honour, Area Officers Killed in Action at Gallipoli
Topic: Militia - Area Officers

The Australian Militia

Area Officers

Roll of Honour

Area Officers Killed in Action at Gallipoli

 

Poppies on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have given their lives in service of Australia during the Gallipoli Campaign, 1915.

 

Roll of Honour

William Richard ANNEAR

 

Halcombe Ferrier BROCK

Ernest Otto Alfred BRUNS 

Ronald BURNS 

 

Andrew George CHRISTIAN 

Alfred Edward COOK 

Gordon Levason CURLEWIS 

 

Cecil Reginald DERRICK 

 

Walter Whyte ELLIS 

 

Robert Pearce (Bert) FLOCKART 

 

Robert GARTSIDE

Charles George GORDON 

 

Leslie Duncan HEMING 

Kenneth John HINDE 

Frank Morton HOOKE 

 

David Henderson MacDONALD 

William Ralph MACE 

Francis MORAN 

 

Allan William NASH 

 

Edward Castle OLDHAM 

 

Thomas Harold REDFORD 

Mordant Leslie REID 

 

John Edwin SERGEANT 

Blair Inskip SWANNELL 

 

John Francis WALSH 

Richard William WELLS 

Cecil Talbot WOODS  

Lest We Forget

 

 

Further Reading:

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The Australian Militia, Area Officers

Australian Light Horse Militia

Australian Infantry Militia

Militia 1899 - 1920

 


Citation: The Australian Militia, Area Officers, Roll of Honour, Area Officers Killed in Action at Gallipoli

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 1 August 2010 1:04 PM EADT
Tuesday, 27 February 2007
The Australian Militia, Area Officers, Roll of Honour, Cecil Talbot WOODS
Topic: Militia - Area Officers

The Australian Militia

Area Officers

Roll of Honour

Cecil Talbot WOODS

 

Cecil Talbot WOODS

 

Date of birth21 February 1875
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Address151 High Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maria Margaret Woods, 34 College Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLiutenant; secondary cemetary rank: Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Fate

Killed in Action 7 August 1915

See: The Nek

Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsThe Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 5), Gallipoli, Turkey

The Lone Pine Memorial, situated in the Lone Pine Cemetery at Anzac, is the main Australian Memorial on Gallipoli, and one of four memorials to men of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Designed by Sir John Burnet, the principal architect of the Gallipoli cemeteries, it is a thick tapering pylon 14.3 metres high on a square base 12.98 metres wide. It is constructed from limestone mined at Ilgardere in Turkey.

The Memorial commemorates the 3268 Australians and 456 New Zealanders who have no known grave and the 960 Australians and 252 New Zealanders who were buried at sea after evacuation through wounds or disease. The names of New Zealanders commemorated are inscribed on stone panels mounted on the south and north sides of the pylon, while those of the Australians are listed on a long wall of panels in front of the pylon and to either side. Names are arranged by unit and rank.

The Memorial stands over the centre of the Turkish trenches and tunnels which were the scene of heavy fighting during the August offensive. Most cemeteries on Gallipoli contain relatively few marked graves, and the majority of Australians killed on Gallipoli are commemorated here.

Roll of HonourPanel number 7, Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Flora Ann and the late William Frederic WOODS; Wife: Laura M TAYLOR (formerly Woods)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Appointed Captain, local and temporary rank without pay and allowances of same, Zeitoun, Eygpt. Taken on strength of 8th Light Horse, Gallipoli, 27 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

Further Reading:

Gallipoli Campaign

The Australian Militia, Area Officers

Australian Light Horse Militia

Australian Infantry Militia

Militia 1899 - 1920

 


Citation: The Australian Militia, Area Officers, Roll of Honour, Cecil Talbot WOODS

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 1 August 2010 10:25 AM EADT

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