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Life and Times of Five Australian Servicemen

 

(The pictures and text are all courtesy of Christopher Albertson)

 

 

Trooper 739

Valentine Fennell Bowler

1st Australian Light Horse Regiment, A.I.F.

07/08/1915

aged 21.

Plot II G. 20

Remembered by Christopher Albertson and Mr David Bowler. Val was David's great uncle.

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Private 3790

William Leslie Arthur James Hayes
49th Bn. Australian Infantry, AIF
12/10/17, aged 22

Remembered by Christopher Albertson and Peter Gordon and the Mackay and District Community

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Private 2766
Leonard Barton Leece
15th Bn. Australian Infantry, AIF
29/08/16,

aged 19

 

Remembered by Christopher and John Albertson, Mrs Brenda Leece and Mr and Mrs Robin & Carol Nance. Bart was Chrisí great grandmotherís cousin.

In the photo, Bart is on the right and his brother Jim (James Andrew Leece) is on the left

 

 

 

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Captain

Oswald Leslie Jennings Steel

14th Brigade Australian Field Artillery

06/08/1917

aged 33.

Plot VIII. D. 1

 

Son of Oswald Gleghorn Steel and Elizabeth Ann Steel; husband of Bertha Steel, of "Mapleton," Victoria St., Bowral, New South Wales. Native of Wallsend, New South Wales.

 

Remembered by Christopher Albertson, Mrs Val Gibney and Mr Leslie Steel. Oswald was Les and Val's grandfather

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 Private 3235

Ubert Victor Willis

55th Bn. Australian Infantry A.I.F.

20/07/1918

aged 32.

Son of Jonathan and Emily Willis, of Kangaloon Rd., Bowral, New South Wales.

 

Picture above is Bert Willis (left) and a friend

Remembered by Christopher Albertson, Mr and Mrs Graeme and Doreen Willis, and Mrs Lois Albertson.

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