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Roll of Honour - World War 1

The IFHAA Roll of Honour contains details about our members relatives,  men and women, who have served in the armed forces and ancillary services, and gave their lives, during times of military conflict involving Australia


Harry ADAMS (Submitted 23 April 2007)
Conflict: World War I
Unit: 13th Battalion
Service Number:  5972
Highest Rank: Private
Date of enlistment: 6 March 1916 - St Marys, Sydney, NSW
Date of death: 7 January 1917
Place of death: Isolation Hospital, Salisbury, England
Buried:  10 January 1917 - Stratford Sub Castle Churchyard, near Salisbury, England (Grave 105)
Memorial:  
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Overseas Service: England
Born: Abt April 1891
Parents:  
Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Labourer
Age at enlistment:  24 years and 10 months
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  
Notes:  

Walter CARPENTER (Submitted by Scott Brown 23 January 1999)
Conflict: World War I
Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Service Number:  4993
Highest Rank: Private
Date of enlistment: 15 March 1917 - Parkes, NSW
Date of death: 17 April 1918
Place of death: Aubigny, Somme, France
Buried: Aubigny British Cemetery, Somme, France
Memorial: Gravestone at Aubigny Cemetery
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Overseas Service: The Somme, France
Born: 1893 - Parkes, NSW
Parents: John Henry Carpenter and Eliza (nee Bell)
Religion: Presbyterian
Occupation: Farmer
Age at enlistment:  23 years 10 months
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Bogan Gate NSW
Notes:  

Charles Vince CARR (Submitted by Glynn Litili 27 August 1999)
Conflict: World War I
Unit: 13th Battalion
Service Number:  367
Highest Rank: Corporal
Date of enlistment: 3 October 1914 - Rosehill, NSW
Date of death: Died of wounds 12 August 1918
Place of death: Terlincthun, France
Buried: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (Plot 2, Row C, Grave 5)
Memorial: Headstone on grave
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Overseas Service: France
Born: 1 March 1894 at Bathurst NSW
Parents: Albert Carr and Eliza Louisa Waters
Religion: Baptist
Occupation: Butcher
Age at enlistment: 20 years and 7 months
Place of residence at time of enlistment: "Loch Loman", Smith Street, Parramatta
Notes:  

Stanley Francis DAWE (Submitted by Vaeda van Lieshout 14 March 2000)  

Conflict: World War 1
Unit: 25th Battalion 7th Infantry Brigade  
Service Number: 615
Rank: Private 
Date of enlistment: 8 March 1915
Age at enlistment: 19 years and 8 months 
Place of residence at time of enlistment: Broadwater, NSW
Served overseas: yes - France
Returned to Australia: Killed in Action
Date of death: 14 November 1915
Place of death: France
Buried: Warlencourt British Cemetery, France
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Memorial: 
Born:
13 July 1895
Parents: Charles Stanley DAWE  &  Cecilia HANSEN
Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Labourer
Biographical Notes: 

Arthur Francis Edward GILES (Submitted by Mark Giles 27 August 1999)

Conflict:  World War I
Unit:  5 Pioneers
Number:  2114
Rank:  Private
Date of enlistment:  14 April 1916
Date of death:  KIA 8 December 1916
Place of death:  In the field, France
Buried:  No known grave
Born:  27 April 1894, Mt Templeton, South Australia
Parents:  Henry Francis Giles and Catherine Jane Elliott
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Farmer and labourer
Age at enlistment: 21
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Halbury, South Australia
Memorial:  Villers Bretonneux, France and Soldiers Memorial, Balaklava, South Australia

Arthur was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory medal


Percy Montague HAMILTON (Submitted 24 aPRIL 2007)

Conflict:  World War I
Unit: 6th Battallion
Number:  67/600
Rank:  Private
Date of enlistment: 19 August 1914, Melbourne, Vic.

Date of Discharge: 31 August 1915 - Medically Unfit (non-venereal)
Re-enlisted: 10 September 1915
Unit: 1st Remount Unit, No. 1 Squadron
Rank: Lance Corporal (12 November 1915)
Date of Discharge: 14 June 1916
Date of death: 
Place of death: 
Buried: 
Born:  Albury, NSW
Parents:  Richard Montague HAMILTON
Religion: 
Occupation: 
Age at enlistment: 22 years and 7 months
Place of residence at time of enlistment: 91 Condell St, Fitzroy, Vic.
Memorial: 

Arthur was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory medal


Walter Patrick HILL (Submitted by Greg Gardiner 14 March 1999)

Conflict:  World War I
Unit:  12 Battalion/52 Battalion
Number:  4508
Rank:  Lance Corporal, Lance Sergeant, Corporal, Vice Sergeant
Date of enlistment:  15 November 1915 aged 30.4 years
Date of death:  12 April 1917
Place of death:  France
Born:  December 1884, Tasmania
Parents:  Louis and Margaret Hill.  Foster parent was Martha Agnes McLean
Religion:  Roman Catholic
Occupation:  Labourer
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  221 Campbell Street, Hobart.
Memorial:  Hobart Town Hall Roll of Honour.
Married:  2 August 1905 Mary Anne Noble.
 

Walter had 7 children.  He was himself boarded out as a child with a foster parent from 10 September 1893 until 31 December 1897.


Edward HUMPHREYS (Submitted by Karen Luck 13 June 2000)

Conflict: World War 1 
Unit:   15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
Number: 4821
Rank:  Private then promoted to Corporal 
Date of enlistment:  21 September 1915
Served overseas:  France
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   4 July 1918 - Aged 20 years
Place of death:  France
Buried:   Unknown
Born:   8 September 1897 at Maryborough, QLD
Parents:   Alfred and Sophia HUMPHREYS (nee JEFFREY)
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Farmer
Age at enlistment:  17
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Buff View, Emu Creek, Degilbo, QLD
Memorial:  Canberra, ACT, Australia 


Arthur Partridge INGLE (Submitted by Arthur Ingle 2 August 2000)

Conflict: World War 1 
Unit:   46th Battalion
Number: 
Rank:  Private
Date of enlistment:  1916 - aged 27 years
Served overseas:  France and Belgium
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   12 October 1917
Place of death:  Belgium
Buried:   Unknown
Born:   20 January 1889 - Rosedale, Victoria
Parents:   Harry Hensley INGLE and Jane (nee RINTOULL)
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Farmer
Age at enlistment:  27
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  "Inglenook", Willung via Rosedale, Victoria
Memorial:  Menin Gate, France as well as being mentioned on his parent's grave marker


Albert Lovelock LAMBERT (Submitted by David L Seeney 27 August 1999)

Conflict:  World War I
Unit:  20 Battalion
Number:  2400
Rank:
Date of enlistment:
Date of death:
Place of death:  KIA 26 August 1916
Buried:
Born:  Saltburn by the Sea
Parents: 
Religion:
Occupation:
Age at enlistment:
Place of residence at time of enlistment:
Memorial:


George RODGERS (Submitted by Valmai McKenzie 20 May 2007)
Conflict: World War I
Unit: 26th Battalion, AIF
Service Number:  459
Highest Rank: Private
Date of enlistment:  16 April 1915
Date of death:  5 August 1916
Place of death:  Killed in Action at Poziers in France
Buried:  Poziers, France
Memorial:  26 Villers-Bretonneux, France and the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Overseas Service: Gallipoli Peninsular and Poziers France
Born:  Maryborough, Queensland
Parents:  Henry and Emma (nee West) Rodgers
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Labourer
Age at enlistment:  24 years
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  "Red Gate", Murgon, Queensland
Notes:  George Rodgers was the 2nd eldest son of 8 children. After enlisting in the 26th Battalion, AIF, he proceeded to the Gallipoli Peninsular on 4 Sep 1915. He spent some weeks in army hospitals suffering from Dysentery and Bronchitis.
His company arrived in Marseilles, France on 21 Mar 1916. On 24 May 1916, he was admitted to field hospitals in France with the Mumps, returning to his unit on 4 June 1916. He was KIA on 5 Aug 1916, just days short of the 1st anniversary of when his brother Thomas was KIA in Gallipoli. Two younger brothers, William & Herbert Rodgers also served in the AIF.

Thomas RODGERS (Submitted by Valmai McKenzie 20 May 2007)
Conflict: World War I
Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion, AIF
Service Number:  1323
Highest Rank: Private
Date of enlistment:  16 September 1914
Date of death:  8 August 1915
Place of death:  Killed in Action at Gallipoli
Buried:  
Memorial:  Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli and the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
Awards: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Overseas Service: Egypt and the Gallipoli Peninsular
Born:  31 March 1890 - Maryborough, Queensland
Parents:  Henry and Emma (nee West) Rodgers
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Butcher
Age at enlistment:  24 years
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Morpetville, South Australia
Notes: Thomas Rodgers was the eldest of 8 children and spent most of his childhood on his parent's property at "Red Gate" Murgon, QLD. He completed 4 yrs apprenticeship as a butcher in Gin Gin, QLD.
Thomas was wounded on the Gallipoli Peninsular on 28 Apr 1915 with gunshot wounds to the leg and right shoulder. He recuperated in Alexandria and Cairo before rejoining his unit on the Gallipoli Peninsular on 28 July 1915. Just 11 days later, Thomas was killed in action on 8 Aug 1915.

Hubert Isherwood THOMPSON (Submitted by David L Seeney 27 August 1999)

Conflict:  World War I
Unit:  3 Battalion
Number:  3923
Rank:  Private
Date of enlistment:  3 August 1915
Date of death:  22 July 1916
Place of death:
Buried:  Villers Bretonneux Memorial
Born:  Saltburn by the Sea
Parents:  Luke and Jane Thompson
Religion:
Occupation:
Age at enlistment:
Place of residence at time of enlistment:
Memorial:
 


Frederick Norman Maurice WOOLFITT (Submitted by Barbara Woolfitt Added 3 June 2000)

Conflict: World War 1 
Unit:   50th Battalion - Australian Infantry
Number: 2014
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   25 April 1918
Place of death:  France
Buried:   144 Adelaide Cemetery Villiers-Bretonneux, France
Awards:  Military Medal
Born:
   1893
Parents:   John WOOLFITT and Mary Jane FULLER
Religion:  
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Strathalbyn, South Australia
Memorial:   


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