Military Service

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Members of our families network have served in many conflicts.

Adams

  • WWII
    • Cyril Ross Adams QX28841 (born November 2 1923 – not 1922 – in Tweed Heads) – 2/16th Infantry Battalion – New Guinea, Borneo
    • Private Cyril Ross Adams

      Private Cyril Ross Adams

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    • William Charles “Gidge” Adams N168758 (born June 8 1915 in Goondiwindi) – 51st Light Infantry Battalion

Barden

  • WW1
    • Percival James Barden 437 – Gallipoli
    • Cyril Bernard Barden 2428 – Gallipoli, Western Front
    • Leonard Barden 2524 – Western Front
  • Korean War

Brasen – Maunder

  • WW1 
    • Albert George Maunder b. 24-06-1886 Paterson near Raymond Terrace d. 27-08-1963. Albert had enlisted in WW1 in 1916 and served on the Western Front, before returning to Australia in 1919. After he returned, Albert married Alice May Brasen, granddaughter of Charles Waters and Mary Robinson.

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Robinson 

  • WWI
    • Alan Monty / Montie Robinson enlisted in WW1 in 1914 – served in the 6th Light Horse – served in Egypt, Gallipoli and Western Front – ADFA Listing – Service Record – Wounded in action, 14 July 1915; transferred to 3rd London General Hospital, 28 August 1915. Discharged from the AIF, 10 November 1915. Joined Royal Field Artillery:appointed Lieutenant, 1 July 1917. Wounded in action, October 1916; September 1917; 30 November 1917. Awarded the Military Cross.
    • Edward Charles Robinson / Charles Edward Robinson  – enlisted in WW1 in 1916 – (S/N 1291) – 35th Battalion – returned to Australia 1919 – ADFA listing
    • Ernest H W Robinson – (S/N 2419) Driver with Australian Army Service Corps – also 6th Light Horse – died in Egypt – Panel 181 of  AWM Roll of Honour – buried Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery, Ismailia, Suez Canal, Egypt – ADFA listing 
    • Jack Robinson – (S/N 6845) 8th Battalion killed in action in Belgium – Panel 54 of AWM Roll of Honour – commemorated Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium – ADFA listing (1892 – 1960) – enlisted in WW1 in 1916 – (S/N 1291) – 35th Battalion – returned to Australia 1919
    • Joseph Robinson  – (S/N 1725) – enlisted in WW1 in 1916 and served on the Western Front with the 53rd Battalion, where he was wounded, promoted to Sergeant – returned to Australia 1919 – ADFA listing

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Waters

  • WWII
    • Donald Edward Jimmy Waters (1922 – 1973) – joined the Army in 1942 ?
    • Leonard Victor “Len” Waters78144 – (born June 20 1924 in Boomi) joined the Airforce in 1942, becoming Australia’s first Indigenous Fight Pilot in the RAAF.

Weatherstone

  • WW1
    • Charles Francis “Charlie” Weatherstone2901 – amongst the first Australian casualties on the Western Front at Roug de Bois Flanders ahead of those lost at Fromelles in July 1916 – buried at Merville France – Unit Diary entry for April 20 1916
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    • George Weatherstone 1098 – buried Strand Mill Cemetery – Messines Belgium

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