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« Reply #30 on: 25 May 2018, 08:05:07 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

Killed

HOWARTH   Alan   3178   Pte   05 LHR   25R to 2 LHTR 3-17 tos C Sqn D Troop 7-17 WIA 8-11-17 L/arm shot reported 3 killed and 13 wounded in fighting near Wadi el Hesy and Tel el Nejila near Huj rtn 2-18 reported killed on patrol at Tel el Truny and body left on battlefield NKG listed on Jerusalem Memorial Palestine AKA Alan Howorth

Died

LOURGHRAN    Edward Cahill   1014   Pte   11 LHR   4R tos B Sqn 3-16 to hosp (colic) 5-17 rtn 8-17 WIA 7-5-18 chest bomb reported 11 men casualties in air attack on camp outside Jericho died from wounds and pneumonia at 14 AGH buried Port Said War Memorial Cemetery Egypt Ex LH depot N Sqn DNE disch underage 17 AKA Edward Cahill Loughran

LEWIS   Henry Mansfield   1329   Pte   05 LHR   10R Tos possibly D Sqn 1-16 reported WIA ?-1-16 L/knee accident in horse fall shown to (3 AGH) hosp (pneum) 1-16 to 2 LHTR 4-16 to hosp (arthritis) 2-17 RTA MU antritis L/knee via Capetown Sth Africa disch 29-11-17 died in Australia buried Augathella Cemetery Qld brothers John FAB, Arthur 11Bn and Francis 33Bn

BELL   William John   53   Dvr   1 LHFA   A Sect remain Egypt Tos T/att 01 LHR 11-15 (G) to Cpl 1-16 att WFF att El Bashra 2-16 to L/Sgt 8-16 to Sgt 7-17 to hosp (neuras) 4-18 to AMC Dtls 5-18 reported SIW suicide cut his own throat with a razor while drunk 26-5-18 buried Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery Egypt nickname "Billy"

Wounded

SMYTH   William Ernest   2987   Pte   8 LHR   22R to isol camp 10-16 to hosp (mumps) 10-16 rtn 12-16 to 3 LHTR 12-16 tos 4 LH Sig Troop 2-17 qual Sig course 4-18 reported MIA at Es Salt 1-5-18 (reason not stated?) rtn 5-5-18 WIA 25-5-18 L/hand accident cutting bread with knife for dinner to DMC rest camp 7-18 rtn 1-19

In France

died

SHAW   Edward Thomas   127   Dvr   1 LH Bde Trn   5Co AASC (G) to 5 DSC 6-17 to 29Co 5 Div Trn 9-17 WIA 25-5-18 multiple/arms, legs and body shrapnel reported area shelled by HE and gas at Villers Bretonneux F&B died at 5 CCS buried Crouy British Cemetery Crouy-Sur-Somme France

STEEL   John   3871   Pte   29Bn   9R to 8 Trg Bn Hurdcott UK 2-17 to AIF depots (3 com) Hurdcott UK 1-18 to hosp (TB) 1-18 RTA MU TB via Capetown Sth Africa died meningitis at 8 AGH buried Fremantle Cemetery WA (1Sqn/11 LH VMR CMF 3 years)

Wounded

PLUNKETT   Rex   1181   Pte   13 LHR   6R Tos 2 DAC 3-16 to Dvr 52Bty/13 FAB 4-16 to 25 FAB 7-16 to 49Bty/13 FAB 1-17 to DCo/3 Pnr Bn (1181a) 4-18 WIA 25-5-18 gas mustard reported 127 men gassed from A & DCo's around Villers Bretonneux rtn 6-18 F&B later WWII S/Sgt Cook AAOC

SHAW   Edward Thomas   127   Dvr   1 LH Bde Trn   5Co AASC (G) to 5 DSC 6-17 to 29Co 5 Div Trn 9-17 WIA 25-5-18 multiple/arms, legs and body shrapnel reported area shelled by HE and gas at Villers Bretonneux F&B died at 5 CCS buried Crouy British Cemetery Crouy-Sur-Somme France

WALKER   George   1931   Pte   05 LHR   13R (shown 1921) Tos 2-16 to 2 LHTR 3-16 to Gnr 50Bty/13 FAB 3-16 to 15 LTMB 7-16 to V5A MTMB 7-16 att 5 DAC 11-16 rtn 1-17 WIA 11-10-17 head shrapnel possibly one of 5 men wounded by shell at the Taylor Dump near Yrpes for Passchendaele rtn 11-17 att 14 FAB 11-17 to 9 MTMB 3-18 shown WIA 25-5-18 reported WIA 24-5-18 L/Leg shrapnel with 4 gassed around Sailly le Sec at Vaux sur Somme rtn 9-18 F&B
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« Reply #31 on: 26 May 2018, 07:57:07 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

Wounded

RICHARDS   James Harcourt   2827   Pte   7 LHR   19R to 2 LHTR 8-16 Tos A Sqn 8-16 shown stretcher bearer 11-16 to L/Cpl 4-18 WIA 26-5-18 minor reported 1 man wounded when a patrol under Lt Spencer was fired on near Tel el Truni to T/Cpl (from watson) 6-18 revert 8-18 qual unknown course 9-18 to T/Cpl (from smith) 10-18 to Gallipoli 11-18 to T/Sgt (from dagett) 1-19 to Cpl (from dagett) 2-19 to T/Sgt A Sqn? 3-19

In France

Killed

EVANS    Stanley    3091   Pte   22Bn   7R tos 57Bn 2-16 to L/Cpl 7-16 to Cpl 11-16 WIA 14-12-16 R/arm possibly during or after relief of 59Bn or on work parties in the line at Needle trench at Flers to 15 Trg Bn UK 7-17 rtn 11-17 Qual Scouting 3-18 F&B killed reported by shell fire in the reserve on the Aubigny Line at Villers Bretonneux buried Daours Communal Cemetery Extension France (D Troop BSqn/17 LH CMF) brother John 4 LHR

McDOWELL   John Kissock    1268   Pte   42Bn   CCo MM - for his actions at Sailly le Sac 30-3-18 F&B possibly killed when the 11Bde area was shelled wit HE and Gas around Villers Bretonneux night buried Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery Fouilloy France (BSqn/27 LH CMF 4 years)

Wounded

A'BECKETT   Hastings Elwin   550   Pte   6 LHR   A Sqn A Troop? to AProvC MP 1 Div HQ 6-15 to T/L/Cpl 9-15 to T/Cpl 10-15 to L/Cpl 11-15 to Cpl (from conrick) 11-15 (G) prom 2/Lt 1Bn 12-3-16 qual bombing instructor 5-16 WIA 23-7-16 R/arm shrapnel at Pozieres & MID - for his patrol work at Fleurbaix and Pozieres rtn 10-16 MC - for his actions at Gueudecourt on night 4/5-11-16 WIA 5-5-17 head & R/hand shrapnel during German counterattack with flame throwers by 3rd Guards Div near Bullecourt rtn 9-17 T/att 3 Sqn AFC 2-18 WIA 26-5-18 face/jaw near Hazebrouck F&B RTA wounded recom Chevalier Order of the Crown later WWII

HARPER   Alfred George   69   Dvr   1 LH Bde Trn   5Co AASC (G) to rear Dtls 5-15 att WFF to AIF depots (4 com) UK 8-16 to 11 Trg Bn UK 3-17 tos BCo/42Bn 5-17 WIA 7-6-17 L/arm & neck shrapnel in fighting at Messines rtn 7-17 WIA 14-10-17 gas reported unit lost 2 officers & 110 men in fighting at Passchendaele rtn 1-18 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 76 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux F&B RTA 1914 leave relation W Hackett

HUGHES   Frederick Charles    122   Pte   42Bn   ACo to Cpl 3-17 WIA 9-6-17 neck, R/shoulder & wrist shot at Messines rtn 12-18 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 76 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux F&B to AProvC Tidworth UK 9-18 to ER 2/Cpl 2-19 (3Sqn/5 LH NRL CMF 18 months)

MARION   Guy   800   Pte   9 LHR   2R tos B Sqn 8-15 evac to St Andrews hosp Malta (colitis) 9-15 to (1 Southern GH) hosp Birmingham UK 10-15 (G) RTA MU disch 3-8-16 relist VO/Sgt 11R/10 MG Co (672) to 10 Trg Bn UK 8-17 to 39Bn 2-18 to 10 MG Co 3 MG Bn 4-18 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 13 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed near Bois le Abbe around Villers Bretonneux F&B to AIF depots (2 com) Weymouth UK 7-18 RTA MU neurasthma disch 17-2-19 AKA George Marion (French Army 24th Infantry Regt Bernay 8 months)

PAYNE   Alexander Russell   1017   Pte   9 LHR   6R tos A Sqn 8-15 to (3 AGH) Hosp Mudros (jaundice) 11-15 (G) rtn 1-16 to 3 LHTR 3-16 tos Gnr 5 DAC 4-16 to 4 DAC 8-16 to 39Bty/10 FAB 6-17 WIA 26-5-18 gas reported area shelled by gas around Blangy Tronville near Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 F&B to AIF depots (4 com) Hurdcott UK 1-19 RTA MU

PENHALL   Fred   2416   Pte   2 ASH   3R tos Murdos 12-15 (G) to hosp (VD) 4-16 RTA on duty relist AAMC Nov R (not on emb roll) to AIF depots (4 com) Hurdcott UK 3-17 to 16 FAmb Wareham UK 3-17 tos 11 FAmb 10-17 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 8 men gassed while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux F&B to AIF depots (3 com) Hurdcott UK 7-18 RTA on staff AKA Frederick Isaiah Penhall (7 IR VIR CMF 3 years)

PERKINS   Walter Edward   887   Pte   02 LHR   4R tos unknown Sqn? 5-15 tos A Sqn? 8-15 evac to Imfarta hosp Malta 9-15 to (Palace Green) hosp London UK 10-15 (G) to AB Abbey Wood UK 1-16 tos MMP 3 Div HQ 8-16 to AProvC 2-17 to L/Cpl ACo/41Bn 9-17 to hosp (trench feet) 10-17 rtn 1-18 WIA 26-5-18 "W" gas mustard reported unit lost 21 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux rtn 6-18 recom MM - for his actions in attack on Cateaux Wood near Morcourt 11/12-8-18 & MM - for his actions around Bony 29-9-18 to L/Cpl 10-18 F&B to AIF depots (4 com) Hurdcott UK 1-19 later WWII Sgt 14 Aust Detn Bks

PREST   Percy Cyril   870   Pte   13 LHR   2R att C Troop CSqn/Comp LHR 11-15 tos 2 DAC 3-16 to AATD UK 9-16 to 15 Trg Bn UK (57Bn) 11-16 to 10 MG Co 1-17 WIA 22-4-17 burns hands & arms accident in cook house at Houplines rtn 5-17 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 13 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed near Bois le Abbe around Villers Bretonneux rtn 6-18 F&B later WWII Pte 2/23Bn AKA Percy Cecil Prest

QUIGLEY   Arthur   112   Pte   14 LHR   A Sqn to ACo/41Bn 9-16 att 2 Tunn Co 1-17 rtn 2-17 to hosp (Trench fever) 10-17 rtn 3-18 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 21 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux F&B to AIF depots (4 com) Hurdcott UK 8-18 RTA MU debility

SCOBELL   Victor Frank   1459   Pte   9 LHR   11R Tos D Sqn? 12-15 to 3 LHTR 3-16 to Arty Dtls 5-16 to Gnr AATD UK 6-16 qual S/Smith 11-17 to 15 Trg Bn UK 11-17 tos ACo/43Bn 1-18 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 60 men while the 11 Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux F&B to AIF depots (2 com) Weymouth UK 9-18 later WWII Pte 20 Garr Bn

WOOD   Thomas William Augustine   13111   Pte   3 San Sect   1R to AGBD 1-17 tos 11 FAmb 2-17 WIA 26-5-18 gas mustard reported unit lost 8 men gassed while the 11Bde shows over 200 men gassed around Villers Bretonneux on the night 25/26 May F&B to AIF depots (1 com) Sutton Veny UK 8-18 brother George 3 San Sect
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« Reply #32 on: 27 May 2018, 07:48:31 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

No losses recorded today by the AIF in Palestine

In France

Killed

MALE   Fred Stanley   1420   Pte   9 LHR   11R Tos D Sqn? 12-16 to 3 LHTR 3-16 tos Dvr 58Bty/15 FAB 4-16 to Bdr 9Bty/3 FAB 1-17 F&B killed reported 1 killed and 3 wounded shelled when 3 FAB att 2 Div around Franvillers near Ville Sur Ancre buired Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension France

died

NIXON   Herbert Garonne    2417   Pte   20Bn   5R to 2 trg Bn 2-16 tos 56Bn 2-16 to L/Cpl 9-16 revert 9-16 WIA 23-9-17 R/foot & face shot moving into posn for Polygon Wood F&B to AIF depots (1 com) Sutton Veny UK 1-18 to hosp 5-18 died epilepsy & syncope at Group clearing hosp Sutton Veny UK buried Sutton Veny (St John) Churchyard Wiltshire UK (Boxer Rebellion NSW Marine & NSWIR Remained in China & shown 6 LH CMF 18 months)

Wounded

BALMER   Charles Roy   1946   Pte   13 LHR   12R to 13 LH Dtls Chanadar Bks Tidworth UK 1-17 to Arty Dtls UK 4-17 to AATD UK 11-17 tos 2 DAC 3-18 to Gnr Y2A MTMB 3-18 to 3 MTMB 3-18 WIA 27-5-18 gas reported two men gassed in line around Ville Sur Ancre rtn 6-18 F&B to NME UK Motor Engineering 7-19 later WWII Pte 3 Garr Bn brother Thomas 13 LHR

DOUGLAS   George Kennet   3678   Pte   04 LHR   28R to Arty Dtls Larkhill UK 10-17 tos Gnr 39Bty/10 FAB 1-18 WIA 27-5-18 L/thigh shrapnel when shelled around Blangy Tronville near Villers Bretonneux F&B RTA wounded brother Rudolph 7Bn

GRIFFITHS   David Edgar   1530   Pte   03 LHR   11R to Dtls camp 1-16 to Arty Dtls 5-16 to AATD UK 6-16 tos Gnr 50Bty/13 FAB 2-17 WIA 27-5-18 minor reported 9 wounded by shells around Fouilloy and Corbie to hosp (influ) 1-19 F&B died brocho pneumonia at 5 CCS buried Maubeuge (Sois-le-Bois) Cemetery France (A Troop BSqn/26 LH CMF) brothers Frank 26Bn KIA and Ralph 40Bn KIA

McGILL   Walter   13   Cpl   14 LHR   A Sqn to 8 Trg Bn Codford UK 9-16 to Sgt 31Bn 2-17 to cadet OCS UK 9-17 prom 2/Lt 2-2-18 rtn CCo 4-18 att gas officer 8Bde HQ 5-18 rtn 5-18 WIA 27-5-18 R/arm/minor shrapnel reported around Vaire to hosp (shrapnel wounds R/arm) 6-18 rtn 7-18 WIA 9-8-18 head & L/knee shrapnel reported heavy casualties during CCo support of the 29Bn attack on Vauvillers F&B RTA wounded amputated L/thigh
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ATTERSON   Orwell Edgar   1262   Pte   7 LHR   9R Tos C Sqn? 12-15 to 2 LHTR 3-16 to Gnr 39Bty/10 FAB 3-16 WIA 24-10-17 head, arm & chest shrapnel reported Batteries shelled on Broodseinde Ridge at Passchendaele rtn 5-18 WIA 27-5-18 gas mustard reported 1 wounded & 2 gassed when shelled by Germans near Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 att Aust Corps HQ 9-18 rtn 10-18 F&B later WWII Sgt District Accounts Office NSW

VAWDREY   William Glascott   3735   Pte   04 LHR   29R to 4 LH Dtls Parkhouse UK 10-17 to Arty Dtls UK 10-17 tos Gnr 50Bty/13 FAB 12-17 WIA 27-5-18 back shrapnel reported 9 wounded by shells around Fouilloy and Corbie F&B RTA wounded
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« Reply #33 on: 28 May 2018, 07:39:55 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

Wounded/injury

SKEEN   Joseph Reginald   2460   Pte   3Bn   7R Tos BCo? 9-15 (G) to 2Co/1Bn ICC (2460a) 1-16 to A/Cpl post office HQ/1Bn 9-17 WIA 28-5-18 accident camel bite to penis at Rafa to LH Dtls 7-18 to hosp (VD) 7-18 rtn to 14 LHR 1-19

In France

Killed

SANDERS   James   2080   Pte   02 LHR   14R to 1 LHTR 3-16 to Arty Dtls 5-16 to AATD UK 6-16 tos Dvr 1 DAC 8-16 to 1Bty/1 FAB 2-17 WIA 3-11-17 gas reported either supporting Canadians or in German counter attack on 1 Aust Div around Tiber Copse near Passchendaele rtn 11-17 F&B reported 3 men killed and 3 wounded when wagon lines were shelled by 10cm gun around Caestre near Strazeele buried Le Peuplier Military Cemetery Caestre France

Wounded

BENNETTS   Richard Clarke   1418   Pte   03 LHR   11R to 1 LHTR 3-16 tos Dvr 2 sect/4 DAC 4-16 to 44Bty/24 FAB 7-16 to 39Bty/10 FAB (1418a) 1-17 shown awarded Div Commanders congratulations 8-17 to T/Bdr (from attenborough) 3-18 shown WIA 28-5-18 mustard gas reported WIA 29-5-18 with 1 gassed around Blangy Tronville near Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 to Bdr 9-18 to hosp (influ) 10-18 rtn 11-18 F&B

GILMORE   William Sylvester   262   Pte   05 LHR   A Sqn evac to hosp (neuralgia) 10-15 (G) tos Gnr 52Bty/13 FAB 3-16 to BHQ/13 FAB 5-16 to 51Bty/13 FAB WIA 28-5-18 mustard gas reported 1 killed and 10 gassed when Bty shelled around Fouilloy near Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 F&B RTA 1914 leave married Violet Treweek at West Ham UK 13-11-18 AKA William Sylvesta Gilmore

KEITH   Eric Charles   7079   Pte   18Bn   21R to 5 Trg Bn UK 2-18 Tos BCo? 5-18 shown WIA 29-5-18 abdoman & L/groin bomb reported at night WIA 28-5-18 when 3 wounded by TMB near Co HQ around Ville sur Ancre F&B to AIF depots (1 com) UK 10-18 (A Troop ASqn/11 LH CMF later WWII Pte 5 Bde Area) brother William 5 FAB

LONGWILL   William Mathew   1898   Pte   05 LHR   13R Tos D Sqn? 2-16 to 2 LHTR 3-16 to Gnr 56Bty/25 FAB 3-16 to 51Bty/13 FAB 1-17 WIA 28-5-18 mustard gas reported 1 killed and 10 gassed when Bty shelled around Fouilloy near Villers Bretonneux rtn 6-18 F&B reported killed with Sgt Furness and Gnr Jensen by bomb in Flieger Abteilungen air attack near Weincourt buried Bellicourt British Cemetery France brother Charles 11 FAB

PRICE   Jack Cedric   1011   Spr   4 LH Sig Troop   HQ to 2 Div Sig Co 8-15 Tos 9-15 (G) to L/Cpl 1-16 to Cpl 3-16 to Sgt 8-16 to cadet OCS UK 4-17 prom 2/Lt 25-8-17 rtn 9-17 WIA 28-5-18 head shrapnel reported on work parties around St Gratien rtn 6-18 att instructor 65 Inf Bde US Army 7-18 rtn 8-18 att Sig sect 7Bde HQ MC & MID - for his actions at Harbounieres near Amiens 9-8-18 F&B RTA 1916 leave two brothers in AIF -Thomas 4 LH Sig

THOMPSON   Reginald James   2487   Pte   ICC   9R disemb ill (VD) Melbourne relist 27R/04 LHR (3595) to 4 LH Dtls Tidworth UK 9-17 to Gnr Arty Dtls Larkhill UK 9-17 tos 2 Sect/1 DAC 11-17 to Gnr 6Bty/2 FAB 11-17 WIA 28-5-18 R/wrist shrapnel reported Bty used to snipe buildings around Caestre near Strazeele rtn 5-18 F&B to NME UK farming 6-19 married May Saunders at Bedwellty UK 22-7-19 Ex British S/Smith RFA (43164) disch 12-5-16

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« Reply #34 on: 29 May 2018, 07:13:01 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

Again no losses in Palestine

In France

Killed

PURNELL   Henry William   871   Pte   13 LHR   2R att C Troop CSqn/Comp LHR 11-15 to Gnr 2 sect/2 DAC 3-16 to 22 BAC 5-16 to 2 DAC 5-16 to 105Bty/5 FAB 8-16 to Bdr 3-17 MM - for his actions in ammo fire at Ribemont 16-5-18 revert Gnr 4-18 F&B killed around Ribemont and Buire near Ville Sur Ancre buried Frenchencourt Communal Cemetery France cousin Francis Capt 46Bn KIA

Wounded

ANDERSON   Arthur James   1838   Pte   04 LHR   13R tos Dvr 2 sect/2 DAC 3-16 to Gnr 113Bty/25 FAB 4-16 to 117Bty/22 FAB 10-16 rtn 2 DAC 4-17 to 105Bty/5 FAB 5-17 WIA 29-5-18 R/arm & neck shrapnel reported hit when shell struck a tree near him blowning his arm off near Ribemont and Buire F&B reported died on the 32nd Amb Train buried Wimereux War Cemetery France (C Troop CSqn/29 LH CMF)

BENNETTS   Richard Clarke   1418   Pte   03 LHR   11R to 1 LHTR 3-16 tos Dvr 2 sect/4 DAC 4-16 to 44Bty/24 FAB 7-16 to 39Bty/10 FAB (1418a) 1-17 shown awarded Div Commanders congratulations 8-17 to T/Bdr (from attenborough) 3-18 shown WIA 28-5-18 mustard gas reported WIA 29-5-18 with 1 gassed around Blangy Tronville near Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 to Bdr 9-18 to hosp (influ) 10-18 rtn 11-18 F&B

HANSEN   Charles Frederick   52   Pte   4 LH Bde    Ammo Res 2R relist Dvr 20Co AASC 2 Div Trn (8878) 9-15 remain Egypt to 18Bn 1-17 WIA 29-5-18 gas reported 9 men effected when shelled by mustard gas near Ville Sur Ancre F&B to AIF depot (1 com) UK 9-18 RTA 1915 leave relist Special Svcs (86088) to London UK

KEITH   Eric Charles   7079   Pte   18Bn   21R to 5 Trg Bn UK 2-18 Tos BCo? 5-18 shown WIA 29-5-18 abdoman & L/groin bomb reported at night WIA 28-5-18 when 3 wounded by TMB near Co HQ around Ville sur Ancre F&B to AIF depots (1 com) UK 10-18 (A Troop ASqn/11 LH CMF later WWII Pte 5Bde Area) brother William 5 FAB

MURRAY   Stanley Delphus Dalley    11366   Gnr   1 FAB   14R tos 3 sect/1 DAC 2-16 to Z1A MTMB 4-16 WIA 29-5-18 both legs, face & hands by premature bomb at Les Ciseaux near Meteren F&B died at 15 CCS buried Ebblinghem Military Cemetery France (D troop CSqn/9 LH CMF) brothers James 7 LHR died & Richard FAB

REARDON   Joseph Percy   3898   Pte   04 LHR   30R to LH Dtls UK 1-18 to Arty Dtls UK 2-18 to RBAA UK 3-18 tos Gnr 55Bty/14 FAB 5-18 WIA 29-5-18 fractured ribbs & R/fibula accident injury (reason not stated) near Villers Bretonneux F&B to AIF depots (1 com) UK 9-18 (58 IR CMF 2 years)
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« Reply #35 on: 30 May 2018, 07:36:48 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

died

McFARLANE   Jack   640   Pte   7 LHR   1R tos C Sqn 2-15 evac to (19 BGH) hosp (pneum) 8-15 to (Military) hosp Fulham UK 9-15 (G) to 2 LHTR 4-16 rtn C Sqn? 5-16 MM & MID & Serbian Gold Medal - for his work as stretcher bearer with Pte Gould at Bir el Abd 9-8-16 att Co Rail Constr RE 7-17 rtn 8-17 to hosp (otitis media) 2-18 to 2 LHTR 4-18 died suicide shot himself with rifle at 2 LHTR from unsound mind - mental buried Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery Egypt

Wounded

BIDENCOPE   Reginald Joseph Proctor   112   Pte   1 Sqn AFC   HQ batman att 14 Sqn RFC 4-16 to A/Mess Cpl 12-16 WIA 30-5-18 face accident reason not stated not on duty att 40th Wing RAF HQ 7-18 rtn 11-18 to 2/AM Palestine Bde RAF HQ 12-18 rtn 2-19 (49 IR to 50 IR CMF 3 years to PMF Guard 15 months (53)

HOLSTEIN   George William Leslie   2374   Pte   12 LHR   19R disemb Melbourne ill reemb to isol camp 10-17 to hosp bronchitis & pain R/groin) 11-17 tos HQ ATC&DC 4-18 WIA 30-5-18 L/wrist accident reported cut wrist with razor while shaving? at Moascar to (med class B1) 14 AGH 6-18 RTA MU defective vision

JONES   Claude Frederick Willie   2593   A/Cpl   8 LHR    18R to 3 LHTR 8-16 to CTU 9-16 tos 11Co/3Bn ICC 10-16 to Cpl (from lynch KIA) 1-17 to Sgt 4-17 to CQMS 9-17 to A/RQMS 11-17 to Res Co 12-17 prom 2/Lt 28-11-17 T/att school of Instruction (officers general course) Zeitoun 1-18 to 13Co 1-18 rtn 18Co/4Bn 3-18 att school of Instruction (unknown course) El Arish 4-18 att HQ/4Bn 5-18 WIA 30-5-18 minor no details to ATD 7-18 to ? Troop BSqn/14 LHR 9-18 to hosp (malaria) 10-18 rtn 12-18 recom MC Awarded MID - during advance to Damascus recom for Order of the Nile - for his actions during the Egyptian uprising att AIF HQ 3-19 rtn 4-19 att AIF HQ 6-19 (D Troop BSqn/17 LH (499) CMF 3 years)

In France

Killed

ESTICK   Sydney William    6743   Pte   10Bn   22R to 3 Trg Bn UK 4-17 tos DCo 4-17 WIA 9-5-17 L/arm shrapnel possibly in fighting in OG trenches or during relief by 53Bn at Bullecourt rtn 6-17 to L/Cpl 5-18 F&B reported killed in a two Co attack on German lines near Mont de Merris buried La Kreule Military Cemetery Hazebrouck France (B Troop ASqn/24 LH CMF 3 years)

Wounded

FORMATTI   Antonio   1569   Pte   10 LHR   12R to 3 LHTR 3-16 tos Dvr 1 Sect/4 DAC 4-16 WIA 30-5-18 R/leg fractured accident near Villers Bretonneux F&B to RBAA Heytesbury UK 11-18 RTA MU AKA Fomiatti

ROBINSON   Stanley George   3728   Pte   04 LHR   29R to 13 LH Dtls UK 10-17 tos Gnr 17Bty/6 FAB 1-18 WIA 30-5-18 gas shelled around Ribmont near Ville Sur Ancre rtn 8-18 to hosp (DAH) 8-18 rtn to Aust Corps Work Party (reported born 8-3-01) 9-18 F&B RTA underage
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« Reply #36 on: 31 May 2018, 07:25:25 am »

Today, the Anzac Mounted Div with the 1 LH Bde remained at rest around Solomon's Pools, while the 2 LH Bde at Ain Ed Duk supported the defences at Auja by sending patrols out from the Ajua

The Aust Mounted Div with the 3 LH Bde continued work and patrols around the Auja, while the 4 LH Bde + kept working and patrols from Abu Tellul

died

STOREY   William Thomas   1217   Pte   ICC   4R to isol camp 9-16 to 1 LHTR 10-16 tos 2Co/1Bn ICC 11-16 to L/Cpl 8-17 to hosp (malaria) 4-18 to Res Co 5-18 to hosp (enteric) 5-18 died of enteric fever at Military Infectous Hosp Shoubra buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Egypt brother Walter 36Bn

In France a terrible day for the 4th Div

Killed

BRINKWORTH   Thomas   2152   Pte   02 LHR   15R to 1 LHTR 5-16 Tos RHQ/13 LHR 6-16 to RHQ/1 Anzac LHR 7-16 to Dvr (from craig) 11-16 to ACo/14Bn 10-17 WIA 18-10-17 minor possibly during relief of 16Bn on Westhoek Ridge at Passchendaele F&B reported killed when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville with 13 killed and 56 wounded buried Allonville Communal Cemetery France

DELANEY   Robert   2240   Pte   04 LHR   15R tos 1 Anzac LHR 8-16 to ACo/14Bn 5-17 WIA 10-2-18 gas mustard reported where the Bn lost 17 officers and 250 men gassed over a week at Tournai near Baillieul F&B reported killed when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville with 13 killed and 56 wounded buried Allonville Communal Cemetery France three cousins in AIF

HUSTLER   Laurence   266   Pte   13 LHR   C Sqn evac to (2 AGH) hosp (jaundice & dysentry) 12-15 (G) rtn 3-16 to 5 Div Cav 3-16 to CSqn/1 Anzac LHR 7-16 to ACo/14Bn 10-17 WIA 18-10-17 abdoman shrapnel possibly during relief of 16Bn on Westhoek Ridge at Passchendaele rtn 5-18 F&B killed reported 13 killed and 56 wounded when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville buried Allonville Communal Cemetery France

McLEOD   Norman   55   Cpl   13 LHR   A Sqn (G) to 5 Div Cav 5-16 to CSqn/1 Anzac LHR 7-16 to BSqn/2 Anzac LHR 8-16 att APM 2 Div 8-16 to hosp (influ) 12-16 rtn 12-16 att NZ Div 4-17 att salvage Party 25 Div 6-17 qual unknown course 7-17 to ACo/14Bn (55a) 10-17 F&B reported killed when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville with 13 killed and 56 wounded buried Allonville Communal Cemetery France (Boer War 3 Troop DSqn/6 ACH (459)

Died of wounds

GREEN   Albert   231   Pte   13 LHR   B Sqn Tos 11-15 (G) to 4 Div Cav 5-16 to BSqn/1 Anzac LHR 10-16 to hosp (VD) 1-17 rtn 4-17 to AGBD 9-17 to ACo/14Bn 10-17 WIA 16-10-17 face/nose shrapnel reported lost 1 killed & Lt Beamond and 12 men wounded on patrols or during relief by 15Bn on Broodesinde at Passchendaele rtn 4-18 WIA 31-5-18 head shrapnel reported 13 killed and 56 wounded when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville F&B died at 5 CCS buried Crouy British Cemetery Croy-Sur-Somme France AKA Albert Victor Green uncle William Green 8 FAB MM

MULHOLLAND   Duncan Victor   655   Cpl   12 LHR   MG Sect att BSqn/01 LHR 8-15 to MG Sect 9-15 prom 2/Lt MG officer BHQ/3Bn 11-15 (G) to 1 MG Co 3-16 prom Capt OC 3 MG Co 1 MG Bn (Lt's Lehman KIA Warren McLeod Williams-Hughes KIA Baker-Finch 2 sect Jameison WIA & Cornwell WIA extras Fuller Scott) 9-17 WIA 31-5-18 multiple shell wounds reported 1 killed and 3 wounded when shelled near Merris (Lt Hoge took command) F&B died at 3 FAmb buried Ebblinghem Military Cemetery France nickname "Mul" brothers William 3 AGH and Harold 6 FAB

MURRAY   Stanley Delphus Dalley    11366   Gnr   1 FAB   14R tos 3 sect/1 DAC 2-16 to Z1A MTMB 4-16 WIA 29-5-18 both legs, face & hands by premature bomb at Les Ciseaux near Meteren F&B died at 15 CCS buried Ebblinghem Military Cemetery France (D troop CSqn/9 LH CMF) brothers James 7 LHR died & Richard FAB

Wounded

BRUMBY   Leonard   2157   Pte   04 LHR   15R tos ASqn/1 Anzac LHR 9-16 to Dvr BHQ/14Bn 10-17 WIA 31-5-18 chest, L/thigh & buttock shrapnel reported 13 killed and 56 wounded when a barn holding ACo and BHQ was hit by a large calibre long range shell fired from 10 miles at Allonville F&B to AIF depots UK 7-18

CANNON   James Herbert   249   Pte   10 LHR   B Sqn A Troop shown B Sqn D Troop at the Nek (G) to 1 AGH 11-15 to 1 FAmb 3-17 att medical orderly 3Bn 8-17 rtn 2-18 to stretcher bearer C Sect WIA 31-5-18 R/thigh shrapnel reported stretcher bearer C Sect under Capt Rossell near Hazebrouck F&B deserted 5-8-18 later surrendered disch SNLR later WWII Pte 10Bn VDC

CHAPMAN   Harry Percival Templeton   59   Pte   1 VS   to L/Cpl 1-15 to Cpl 2-15 to A/Sgt 5-15 to Sgt 9-15 remain Egpyt to 5 MVS 3-16 to 29Bn 5-17 prom 2/Lt 28-5-17 WIA 31-5-18 spine accident reason not stated reported unit relief tomorrow after 42 days in the line at Sailly le Sec MID - for his work during March 1918 F&B RTA MU on duty AKA arry Percy Templeton Chapman

CICOLINI   Raymond Horace   2005   Pte   7 LHR   14R tos 5 DASP 6-16 to 2 DASP 10-16 to MT Dvr 4 MTCo 3-18 WIA 31-5-18 head shrapnel reported 2 wounded when unit truck park shelled near barn around Allonville F&B died at 5 CCS buried Crouy British Cemetery Crouy sur Somme France brothers John and Horace 7 LHR

DAVIS   Sydney   2887   Pte   56Bn   7R to 14 Trg Bn UK 1-17 tos 19Bn 4-17 WIA 31-5-18 gas reported 7 men gassed during relief of the 18Bn in the front line at Morlancourt rtn 7-18 to 18Bn 10-18 F&B to NME UK machine shearing married Rose Brown at Islington UK 7-11-18 Ex 6R/7 LHR DNE disch relist (A Troop ASqn/11 LH CMF 3 months)

HEYWOOD   Alfred Joseph   1398   Pte   01 LHR   11R att C Troop ASqn/Comp LHR 11-15 to 1 LHTR 2-16 to Dvr 4 DAC 5-16 to Gnr Y4A MTMB 8-16 WIA 3-5-17 L/buttock shrapnel in fighting at Bullecourt rtn to 4 DAC 11-17 rtn Y4A MTMB to A/Bdr 7 MTMB 3-18 revert 5-18 WIA 31-5-18 R/buttock shrapnel when area shelled either during relief by 8 MTMB or after relief in reserve trenches around Villers Bretonneux rtn 7-18 WIA 16-8-18 face/head shrapnel at Amiens F&B RTA MU invalided later WWII L/Sgt LofC Postal unit

KING   Albert Edward   1813   Pte   7 LHR   12R disch 1-11-16 MU relist 8R/42Bn (3411) to 11 Trg Bn UK 8-17 tos BCo 1-18 WIA 31-5-18 buttock shot reported area shelled in the line around Villers Bretonneux rtn 6-18 to L/Cpl 7-18 F&B reported killed in attack on St Germain and Cateaux Woods near Mericourt sur Somme NKG listed on Villers Bretonneux Memorial France

NEWTON   William Gordon   1403   Pte   13 LHR   7R to 2 LHR 2-16 tos Dvr 3 sect/2 DAC 3-16 to hosp (lymphangitis & trench feet) 11-16 rtn 2-17 to Gnr X2A MTMB 7-17 WIA 11-11-17 gas reported area gassed around Ypres rtn to 10Bty/4 FAB 3-18 WIA 31-5-18 head shrapnel when area shelled around Franvillers near Ville Sur Ancre rtn to 4 MTMB 7-18 att 5 FAB 11-18 F&B

RAWLINGS   Thomas   2215   Pte   03 LHR   15R to 1 LHTR 4-16 to Arty Dtls 5-16 to AATD UK 6-16 to Dvr 1 Sect/5 DAC 11-16 to Gnr 1-17 att 177 Tun Co 11-17 rtn 12-17 WIA 31-5-18 fractured ribbs accident reason not stated reported 1 man injuried near Querrieu F&B to AIF depot (1 com) UK 8-18 RTA MU injuries back

SCOTT   Thomas   670   Pte   13 LHR   1R tos C Sqn 11-15 (G) to 5 Div Cav 5-16 to 1 Anzac LHR 7-16 FGCM 25-9-16 stealing & masqueraded as an officer sentenced 18 months HL to No 3 Military prison Harve 10-16 released 4-18 to ACo/14Bn 5-18 WIA 31-5-18 back & L/arm shrapnel reported when barn was hit during German shelling of Allonville with 13 killed and 56 wounded F&B to AIF depot (4 com) UK 7-18 RTA MU

We will give this a break untill July when again great battles went on in France and in Palestine.
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