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World War I

  • Walter Henry Bullock

    bullock

    Walter Henry Bullock was born in 1889 in Brisbane to Edward and Harriett Bullock. He was enrolled in Bulimba School in 1895 and went on to work as a postman. He lived

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  • George Burchill

    George-Burchill

    George Burchill was born in 1894 in London, England to Joseph and Charlotte Burchill. He migrated to Australia in 1913. He enlisted on 24 November 1915 in Brisbane.

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  • William Davis

    William-Davis

    William Davis was born in 1876 in Brisbane to Brockman and Sarah Davis. In 1904, William married Ethel Thomas and they lived on School Hill, Oxford Street, Bulimba. William was a law

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  • Francis Feeney

    Francis-Feeney

    Francis Feeney (AKA Frank) was born in Brisbane to Martin Feeney and Mary Dowd in about 1884. He married Evelyn Brandreth in 1910, and the family were living in Pine Street, Bulimba

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  • John Grayson

    John-Grayson

    John Grayson was born in about 1881 Meringandan, near Toowoomba, Queensland. He married Amelia Addicott in 1901 and their children attended Bulimba School.

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  • John Keltie Henderson

    John-Keltie-Henderson

    John Keltie Henderson was born in 1893, in Rockdale, Sydney to William and Elizabeth Henderson. The family lived in ‘Fernlea’ Quay Street, Bulimba.

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  • Walter Boone Henderson

    Walter Boone Henderson was born in Rockdale in Sydney on 14 February 1896 to William and Elizabeth Henderson. The family moved to ‘Fernlea’ Quay Street, Bulimba and Walter attended Bulimba School. &

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  • Alexander Swan Imber

    Alexander-Swan-Imber

    Alexander Swan Imber was born in Sydney to Catherine and George Imber. The family was living on Dalgety’s Wharf, Bulimba when Alexander enlisted on 26 November 1915. He was a 19-year-old

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  • Charles Imber

    Charles-Imber

    Charles Imber was born in 1883 in Bishopsgate, London to Charles and Annie Imber. He immigrated to Australia in 1908 and married Elizabeth Ann Westlake. They went to live in Commercial Road,

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  • George William Imber

    George-William-Imber

    George William Imber was born in 1898 in Sydney NSW to George and Catherine Imber. The family was living on Dalgety’s Wharf, Bulimba when 18 year old labourer George enlisted on 22

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  • Henry John Mitchell

    Henry-John-Mitchell

    Henry John Mitchell was born on 6 September 1886 at Orbost, Gippsland, Victoria. He married Annie Porter in 1911 in Brisbane and lived at 149 Oxford St, Bulimba. He was a labourer who enlisted

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  • Nurses from Balmoral Shire

    Nurses-from-Balmoral-Shire

    On 1 November 1919 a tree was planted in Bulimba Memorial Park which was reported to be “in commemoration of the service of a devoted nursing sister who left the district to

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  • Arthur James Offord

    Arthur-James-Offord

    Arthur James Offord was born in 1895 in Leyton Essex England to George and Mary Offord. He migrated to Australia in 1914 and went to live with his brother Thomas at Riding

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  • Ernest Benjamin Palframan

    Ernest-Benjamin-Palframan

    Ernest Benjamin Palframan was born on 22 November 1874 in Yorkshire, England to George and Martha Palframan. He married Ellen Webb in 1900 in Queensland. They lived in Thorpe Street Bulimba.

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  • Thomas Henry Offord

    Thomas-Henry-Offord

    Thomas Henry Offord was born in 1878 in England to George and Mary Offord. In 1907 Thomas married Ellen Biggs in West Ham in Essex, England. In 1912 they migrated to Australia with

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  • James (Jimmie) Tait

    James Tait was born in Scotland and his wife Elinor lived in Glasgow during the war. James’ mother was Janet Tait. Prior to enlistment James was an engine driver.

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  • Thomas Bartholomew Telford

    Thomas-Bartholomew-Telford

    Thomas Bartholomew Telford was born in 1895 in Brisbane, Queensland to William and Annie (nee Bartholomew) Telford. The family lived in ‘Gracevilla’, Harrison Street, Bulimba. Thomas attended Bulimba School where he

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  • Francis Wesley Tyler

    Francis-Wesley-Tyler

    Francis Wesley Tyler was born in 1892 to William and Anna Tyler who lived in Brisbane Street, Bulimba. He was one of seven children and was enrolled in Bulimba School in 1898.

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  • Watson Family

    Watson-Family

    Arriness Herbert WATSON (Father), Alexander Norman WATSON (Son) and Alfred WATSON (Son)

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  • Anzac Centenary

    The Centenary of Anzac 2014 to 2018 commemorations mark 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the Great War, also known as the First World War, or World War I (WWI). The Anzac

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