Anzac Day Stories

Honouring the brave men & women who represented their country during war.


John King Moffett and Kingsley Vivian Moffett

John King Moffett (Jack), Service Number W235143, Warrant Officer Class 2, 7 Workshop and Parks Company, Darwin. He was also in the First World War: Regiment Number 2650, 10th Light Horse, Regiment, 18th Reinforcement Private. My dad was also in the Second World War: Kingsley Vivian Moffett....

By Andy Moffett
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William Thomas and Albert Edward Hendry

William Thomas Hendry born 2 November 1876 in Koyuga Echuca Victoria; Enlisted: 14 September 1914 at Helena Vale (Blackboy Hill) Western Australia Pte No 74, 16 Battalion A.I.F. William wrote poems for wounded servicemen...

By Margaret Wilson
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Brothers, Frederick George Sweeney Jones and Charles Edward John Jones

The following details are for my grandmothers 2 brothers who enlisted in Western Australia and fought in the Somme Offensive, France. 11 months later they were both dead. They were in the same battalion and were killed on the same day, in the Battle of Pozieres, at Mouquet Farm in France. Bodies were not recovered...

By Kerry Adrichem
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William Alaric and Sydney Victor Hall

William Alaric Hall, Enlisted 9-7-1940 Discharged 28-11-1945 Private Army no. QX14367, Served: Middle East, New Guinea & Borneo, Medals: 36/45 Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star. Wounded at Syria 19-6-1941, Wounded at Gona Beach New Guinea 23-11-1942...

By Graham Ryall
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