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3 September 1915 : Lt William Darnell VC


Parents Henry and Rose Ann. William enlisted, only age 15, in 1901 in the South African Rifles and went to Africa. He returned to Australia 12 years later, became an actor and married Elizabeth (née Smyth) in April 1906.  They lived at 'Maktau', Phillips Avenue, Murrumbeena, Victoria.  William enlisted when war was declared in August 1914 an…

29 February 1916 : 1990 Pte Arthur Moore


The youngest son of Henry (farmer) and Elizabeth (née Whatley) Moore of Park House, Whatley, near Frome and the youngest of six children.  Educated Warminster Grammar School. In Birmingham  in 1891. Parents and two older siblings in various forms of manufacturing employment, Arthur and his five other siblings at school. This life wasn't for Art…