Monday, 25 April 2022



Collage collection

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ADAMS, Morgan - Private - 7th Battalion, 5th Reinforcements A.I.F - - SERN 1903: Born Melbourne VIC, 4 March 1895 - Died 22 August 1923: enlisted Melbourne VIC: Next of Kin (Mother) M Adams.
Returned home 1919 

FORSYTH, John WW1- Born 10 May 1879 Rhodes Swamp, Christchurch, New Zealand  - Serial No.17561 - First Known Rank Corporal - Embarkation Unit 20th Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade, Mounted Machinegun Section. Returned home to New Zealand - Boer War -  returned home to NZ - Trooper - Service No. 3836, enlisted in the 6th New Zealand Contingent, known as the "Silent Sixth", on the 18th of January 1901 at Wellington.

BREACH, James Carey - SERVICE NUMBER NZ 11201. Navy, Regular Military Service, Korean War, 1950-1953 Born 23 February 1930 - Died 2006 Next of kin on embarkation  Esther Breach nee Musson mother. Returned home.

MORGAN, James George Henry Edward - Stoker in the Royal Australian Navy 16th August 1926  Official number 17819.  Navy records physical description 5 foot 6 inches, Auburn hair, Hazel eyes, Fresh complexion. Returned home.

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FORSYTH, William - enlisted as Private 15 June 1916 - 2nd Battalion Otago Regiment New Zealand - Serial No.13/2189 - First Known Rank Trooper - Embarkation Unit Auckland Mounted Rifles. Discharged a corporal. Returned home to New Zealand

MORGAN,  William John Pike  Private 14th Battalion A.I.F - SERN - 893: POB - Euroa VIC: POE Broadmeadows VIC: NOK - (Mother) MORGAN S A.†- Killed Lone Pine 8 Aug 1915 - Lest we forget 

CROWL, Bertie Leslie - Private - 7th Battalion, 12th reinforcements AIF - SERN 3712 - Enlisted 8th July 1915. Returned home 5th April 1919. (Brother in law of above Morgan ADAMS.)

FLEMING, Albert Henry Percival - Sergeant Major- 5th Battalion, A Company A.I.F  -  SERN 24: POB Melbourne VIC: POE Melbourne VIC: NOK (Wife) Fleming Marjory. Returned home.