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First World War : Darebin and Surrounds

The following PDF files have added since the final update of 24 April, 2015   Each comprises an individual serviceman's history  

Note the latest update posted 18 August, 2014 has around a dozen additions to the Honour Roll which now totals around 780 servicemen (and two women) connected to the area that paid the supreme sacrifice during or as a result of the War



Darebin (New)

Dau , Charles William (aka Dow)

Dau was actually from Wandong, but the family (of 17 children) being well-known in Preston and an elder brother Frederick noted amongst the first five "Preston men" to embark for service in the Boer War, 1899-1902   Sadly Frederick was one of two local casualties, his sacrifice later commemorated on a marble tablet at the Preston Shire Hall

Darebin (Updates)

Dummett, William

Patterson, Charles

Watt, Allan

Williams, William George Vincent

McKimmie, Colin

Whittlesea (Updates)

Cole, Phillip Edward

(also on Eltham Roll)

Eltham (Updates)

Sommerville, George Davison

Young, Frank Lawrence

(also on Heidelberg Roll)