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Roll of Honour - World War 2

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


Leonard BLAKEY (Submitted by S.F. Dickerman 28 April 2000)

Conflict: World War 2 
Unit:   "B" Battery, 1st Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery MEF
Number: 
Rank:   Gunner-Signaller
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  North Africa
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   24 October 1942
Place of death:  North Africa
Buried:   
Born:   Newcastle, England (?)
Parents:   James BLAKEY and Rose (nee WEINBERG)
Religion:  Jewish (?)
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Perth, Western Australia (?)
Memorial: 
 


Henry BRAZIER  (Submitted by Kerrie Farleigh 5 March 2000)

Conflict: World War 2 - Borneo
Unit:   
Number: 
Rank:   
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  yes in Borneo
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   
Place of death:  Borneo
Buried:   
Born:   
Parents:   
Religion:  
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Sydney
Memorial:   


Studley Manston GAHAN (Submitted by Vaeda van Lieshot 13 March 2000)

Conflict: World War 2
Unit:  2/23 Battalian, Australian Infantry, AIF 
Number: VX48379
Rank:   Captain
Date of enlistment:  26 July 1940
Served overseas:  Yes
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   17 May 1941
Place of death:  Jerusalem
Buried:   
Born:   8 December 1913
Parents:  Walter Ernest GAHAN and Alice Miriam nee ROURKE 
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  Bank Officer
Age at enlistment:  26 years
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  Caulfield, Victoria
Memorial:  Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Column 19


George Halley HICKS (Submitted by Lynne McLean 23 January 1999)

Conflict:    World War II
Unit:    2/4 Machine Gun Battalion
Number:      WX 9290
Rank:       Private
Date of enlistment:
Date of death:    24 June 1954
Place of death:    Perth WA
Buried:    Karrakatta WA.  Anglican ZI 106
Born:    1910 Northam, Perth  WA
Parents:    James Hicks and Ellen Matilda (nee Coles)
Religion:
Occupation:
Place of residence at time of enlistment:
Memorial: 

George passed away at an early age, due to being held as a POW for several years.  He survived the Burma Trail and the River Kwai Campaign.  He never married.




C.A.C.F. RABY (Submitted by Judith Sharp 24 April 2001)

Conflict: World War 2
Unit:  2/123 Australian Brigade Workshops
Number: sx23181
Rank:   CFN
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  Finchausen, New Guinea
Date of return to Australia:  Killed in Action
Date of death:   26 November 1943
Place of death:  New Guinea
Buried:   New Guinea
Born:  Adelaide, South Australia 
Parents:  C.F.C. RABY and Lorna Elizabeth Adelaide (nee HOLMES)
Religion:  Church of England
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:  83 Grand Junction Road, Rosewater, South Australia 
Memorial:  Mylor
Awards:    1939 Star
                Pacific Star
                War Medal
                Australian Service Medal


John STEPHENS (Submitted by John Stephens 28 April 2000)

Conflict: World War 2 
Unit:   
Number: 
Rank:   
Date of enlistment:  
Served overseas:  
Date of return to Australia:  
Date of death:   
Place of death:  
Buried:   
Born:   Rockhampton, Queensland
Parents:   
Religion:  Roman Catholic
Occupation:  
Age at enlistment:  
Place of residence at time of enlistment:   
Memorial: 
 


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