The military authorities desire the next of kin of the following soldiers to communicate with the Officer in Charge, Base Records, Melbourne, at the earliest possible moment.
The following names were listed:
Captain William Hildrige Armstrong MACDONNELL
Captain Dugald Maxwell Lockwood GRAHAM
1973 Private Charles Napier MORTON
1894 Private Walter Vivian ELLIOTT
2152 Private Joseph GRANT
5074 Private John DOYLE
732 Private Alfonso Juan Stewart ISBEL
6522 Driver Charles Guy KELLY
76A Gunner Arthur Edward LLOYD
58113 Private David Sunley JOPLING
On reflection we ask ourselves: Who were these men and what happened to their next of kin?
This album will try to unravel the story.
Copy of D16,
Captain WHA MacDonnell, 42nd Battalion, AIF, Killed in Action, 3.7.18
"Reference your 0/2366/5/63 of the 7th inst. Capt WHA MacDonnell was Killed in Action 3.7.18 and buried in Daours Military Cemetery. He was in the forward area at the time and was struck with a piece of enemy shell, death being instantaneous.
(Signed) EJD Odin, Major
For CO, 42nd Battalion, AIF.
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