Denny was a butcher and a footy player from Mitiamo. He took part in heavy fighting- he even had his horse shot out from under him.
After moving from Mitiamo, Charles was a selector near Goondiwindi, Queensland. He went from selector to stretcher bearer. Sadly, he died from wounds in Rouen, France in December 1916.
A daring pioneer in ‘wretched conditions’. David Mullen was 20 years young when he embarked for war. Just 18 short months later this youthful man was tragically killed.
The war front became an unlikely home for men from a variety of occupations, even teachers.
Hugh was the first Australian in WWI to die on British soil.
Ben was a brave runner in World War One. He carried messages across the field to flank companies, dodging bullets as he did his work. He carried on until he was utterly exhausted.
Kate was a matron in charge of several military hospitals, in Egypt and on a hospital ship anchored off the Dardanelles. Whilst overseas, Kate wrote many long letters back home describing the war and what it was like to be a nurse.
Walter Hopper enlisted under the false name ‘Walter Whitfield’. Later, his brother Hugh wrote a letter to the AIF notifying them that the assumed name had been chosen for ‘family reasons’.
Honour roll location: Pillar 8D Resources: Image of Harold Windridge, Australian War Memorial.
Honour roll location: Pillar 8C