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New CWGC Commemorations 21.06.14


Terry Denham
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CWGC added the following casualties to its database today.

COLE, James George

Private 3143

49 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 17.06.20 Age 41

Buried: St. Matthews (Anglican) Cemetery, Qld, Australia

DRAWBELL, James

Colour Serjeant 19661

Royal Engineers

Died 27.04.19 Age 28

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

HALL, Thomas George

Lance Corporal 3382

Australian Army Medical Corps

Died 02.01.20 Age 20

Buried: Carlingford Anglican Cemetery, NSW, Australia

HAMES, Clifford Drysdale

Lance Corporal 4136

27 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 06.09.20 Age 26

Buried: Murray Bridge Cemetery, SA, Australia

HARROP, William Arthur

Captain

Australian Dental Corps

Died 27.11.17 Age 40

Buried: Mitcham Cemetery, SA, Australia

HAWTHORNE, William Stuart

Captain

Australian Army Medical Corps

Died 13.03.21 Age 33

Buried: Rookwood Necropolis, NSW, Australia

HILL, George

Sapper 6871

Royal Engineers

Died 04.12.18 Age 38

Commemorated: Hollybrook Memorial, Hants, UK

LEE, John Eckford

Sergeant

Australian Army Medical Corps

Died 06.12.19 Age 57

Buried: Sydney (Waverley) General Cemetery, NSW, Australia

LEYDEN, John Thomas

Warrant Officer Class II 33

Royal Australian Garrison Artillery

Died 04.04.16 Age 53

Buried: Queenscliff Civil Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

LITTLE, John

Private 475

33 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 15.12.19 Age 52

Buried: Brisbane General (Toowong) Cemetery, Qld, Australia

LOY, John

Private 71590

Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 24.02.18 Age 53

Buried: Fawkner Park Memorial Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

MAIR, Joseph James

Driver 404

Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train

Died 28.02.19 Age 32

Buried Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

McARTHUR, George William

Private 2515

47 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 07.10.19 Age 33

Buried: Hobart (Cornelian Bay) Public Cemetery, Tasmania, Australia

MEDLEY, William

Corporal 6

Garrison Military Police, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 21.06.19 Age 43

Buried: Rookwood Necropolis, NSW, Australia

MITCHELL, Sydney

Petty Officer 199

Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train

Died 18.08.19 Age 34

Buried: Stanthorpe General Cemetery, Qld, Australia

O’CONNOR, Maurice Alexander

Private 1281

36 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 07.07.18 Age 27

Buried: Rookwood Necropolis, NSW, Australia

PEARCE, Alfred

Private 1165

7 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 03.04.19 Age 39

Buried: Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

PEPALL, Claude

Corporal 2360

48 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 16.06.18 Age 26

Buried: Adelaide (West Terrace) Cemetery, SA, Australia

PRENTICE, John Robertson

Private 10154

Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 31.12.19 Age 49

Buried: Cooktown Cemetery, Qld, Australia

SIMPSON, James

Private 3897

2 Pnr Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 02.11.19 Age 44

Buried: Toowoomba Cemetery, Qld, Australia

SUMMERTON, Ernest Ashton

Private 3975

11 Bn, Australian Infantry, AIF

Died 14.10.19 Age 28

Buried: Adelaide (West Terrace) Cemetery, SA, Australia

WHEELER, Edgar Henry

Company Sergeant Major 75

Royal Australian Garrison Artillery

Died 04.06.17 Age 45

Buried: Box Hill General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

WHICKER, Bertie Walter

Second Lieutenant

Australian Flying Corps

Died 06.04.21 Age 22

Buried: Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

WILLIAMS, Sir William Daniel Campbell KCMG CB

Surgeon General

Australian Army Medical Corps

Died 10.05.19 Age 63

Buried: Brighton General Cemetery, Victoria, Australia

NOT FORGOTTEN

Several of the above were In From the Cold Project cases.

- Pte Cole died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- C/Sjt Drawbell drowned while swimming in Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda (Volunteer: Steve Mattock)

- L/Cpl Hall died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- L/Cpl Hames died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mari Walker)

- Capt Harrop was killed when thrown from a horse (Volunteer: Tony Wege)

- Capt Hawthorne died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Spr Hill Drowned at sea off Hamilton, Bermuda (Volunteer: Steve Morse)

- Sgt Lee died of meningitis (Volunteer: Martin Elliget)

- WOII Leyden died of apoplexy (Volunteer: Martin Elliget)

- Pte Little died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Pte Loy died of paralysis (Volunteer: Martin Elliget)

- Pte McArthur died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Cpl Medley died of influenza (Volunteer: Martin Elliget)

- Pte O’Connor died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Cpl Pepall died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mari Walker)

- Pte Prentice died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Pte Simpson died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

- Pte Summerton died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mari Walker)

- CSM Wheeler died of choleystitis and peritonitis (Volunteer: Martin Elliget)

- 2/Lt Whicker died in crash of Avro 504K (serial H3021) (Volunteer; Martin Elliget)

- Surgeon Gen Sir William Williams died of unspecified illness (Volunteer: Andy Massard)

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Nice one. RIP.

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:poppy: That's wonderful. Rest in peace, gone and never forgotten. :poppy:

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May They Rest In Peace

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