Dundula State School Honour Board

Location: Dundula State School, Bakers Creek.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council
Year Constructed: 1995
Type of Construction:   Not known.
War: 1939-1945.
Names: 31 
History:  Initiated by Past Student Mr. Gavin Moodie in early 1995 and sponsored by the Dundula State School P&C Association. Names are of students of Dundula State School who enlisted in the services in the 1939-1945 War. The unveiling ceremony took place on 8 May 1995.
Information Sources: The Daily Mercury, Saturday, March 25, 1995.
The Daily Mercury, Wednesday, May 3, 1995.
The Daily Mercury, Tuesday, May 9, 1995.
The Daily Mercury, Wednesday, May 10, 1995.

Dundula School Honour Board , October 2006. (Glen Hall Collection)

HONOUR ROLL

  Name recorded   Identified as  
PTE Jim COAKLEY AIF COAKLEY, James Joseph , Corporal, QX18952, 2/2 Australian INF TPS Workshop. Born 28 October 1919 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 8 January 1942, discharged 12 January 1949.  
PO Cliff COOMBES RAN COOMBES, Clifford Henry , Private, Q215243, 15 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps Queensland. Born 30 November 1923 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 30 January 1942, discharged 21 October 1945. Died 27 July 2006 aged 82 years.

COOMBES, Clifford Henry, A/ERAIV, B5499, HMAS Moreton, enlisted 6 May 1945, discharged 17 December 1946.

 
LAC Joe COOMBES RAAF COOMBES, Joseph James , Leading Aircraftman, 151610 (RAAF), EAHQ (D&RS) VP, Born 16 February 1926 in Cairns, Queensland. Enlisted 9 March 1944, discharged 21 October 1946. Died 15 September 2009 in Mackay, Queensland aged 83 years.  
PTE Tom CROUCH AIF CROUCH, Thomas Basil, Gunner, QX61813 (Q114714), 2/1 Aust. Tank Attk. Rgt., Born 8 July 1919 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 23 November 1944, discharged 21 December 1945. Died 12 January 2006 aged 86 years. Buried in Camden General Cemetery, New South Wales.  
ACW Thora FAGG WAAAF FAGG, Thora Del, Aircraftwoman, 101899 (RAAF), Central Flying School. Born 14 April 1923 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 27 October 1943, discharged 23 May 1946.  
PTE Vince FAGG AIF FAGG, Vincent Stephen, Private, QX35342, 18 Field Ambulance. Born 2 May 1923?? in Mackay Queensland. Enlisted 16 September 1942, discharged 27 August 1946.  
PTE Rex GAYLARD AIF GAYLARD, Arthur Rex, Private, QX58188, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 January 1926 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 14 February 1944, discharged 17 October 1946.  
PTE John GORMAN POW  AIF GORMAN, John Arthur , Private, QX18663, 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 8 March 1912 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 28 April 1941, Died 12 September 1944 aged 32 years in South China Sea when Rakuyo Maru as sunk. Prisoner of War. No known grave. Commemorated on Labuan Memorial, Borneo, Malaysia.  
LAC Eric GORMAN RAAF GORMAN, Eric Federal, Leading Aircraftman, 75191, 3 Aircraft Depot Amberley. Born 17 March 1901 in Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 14 April 1942, discharged 3 December 1945.   
PTE Jim HARRIS POW  AIF HARRIS, James Leaper, Private, QX18665, 2/26th Battalion. Born 19 February 1916 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 28 April 1941, discharged 20 April 1945. Prisoner of War. Died 29 December 1992 aged 76 years.
PTE Ada HINTON A.A.M.W.S. (not positively identified)  
PTE Ben JORGENSEN AIF JORGENSEN, Benjamin George , Private, QX27914, 2/14th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 23 August 1921 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 18 February 1942, discharged 18 January 1946.
PTE Chris JORGENSEN AIF JORGENSEN, Christian, Private, QX18539, 2/2 Company AASC. Born 1 October 1919 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 28 January 1941, discharged 14 March 1946.
F/O Mervyn McCUBBEN (RAAF) D.F.C.  RAAF McCUBBEN, John Mervyn  (D.F.C.), Flying Officer, 414719 (RAAF), R.A.F., U.K. Born 17 May 1922 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 8 November 1941, discharged 1 May 1946. Died 22 May 1982 aged 60 years.
PTE Alex MITCHELL AIF (not positively identified)  
PTE Alex MOODIE M.I.D.  AIF MOODIE, Alexander Hugh, Private, QX54493 (Q127005), 18 A S DEPOT PL. Born 30 October 1923, Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 11 June 1943, discharged 11 June 1946. Died 3 August 1959 aged 35 years. Cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane.
PTE Cliff MOODIE AIF MOODIE, Clifford George, Gunner, QX22963, 162 Australian Light Anti Aircraft Battery. Born 19 July 1920, Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 25 August 1941, discharged 11 October 1945.  
PTE Colin MOODIE AIF MOODIE, Colin Edmonstone , Corporal, QX49739, 2/48th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 4 June 1919 in Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 7 March 1943, discharged 20 December 1943.  
F/LT Don MOODIE (RAAF) D.F.M.  RAAF MOODIE, Donald Buchan (D.F.M.) , Flight Lieutenant, 414249 (RAAF), 99 Squadron. Born 2 March 1921 in Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 17 August 1941, discharged 6 February 1946. Died 12 March 1995 in Brisbane, Queensland aged 74 years.
PTE Doug MOODIE AIF MOODIE, Douglas , Private, QX61143 (Q269149), 2/24th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 May 1924 in Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 18 November 1943, discharged 27 September 1946. died 28 April 2004 in Townsville, Queensland aged 79 years. 
A/B Gavin MOODIE RAN MOODIE, Gavin Graham , Able Seaman, B2921 (RAN), HMAS Moreton. born 8 December 1922 in Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 16 December 1940, discharged 10 January 1946. Died 28 December 2002 aged 80 years in Mackay, Queensland.
CPL Keith MOODIE AIF MOODIE, Allen Keith, Private, QX8071, 2/15 Bn Res AIF, enlisted 23 May 1940, discharged 29 November 1940.

MOODIE, Allen Keith, Corporal, QX21304, 2/25th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 2 October 1919 in Maleny, Queensland. Enlisted 28 April 1941, discharged 26 March 1946.

PTE Clive PHILLIPS AIF PHILLIPS, Clive Owen, Private, Q144773, 17 A E Coy. Born 5 September 1923, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 27 January 1942, discharged 11 March 1944. Died 9 August 2000 in Mackay aged 76 years. Buried in Mount Bassett Cemetery.  
PTE Horace PHILLIPS AIF PHILLIPS, Horace William, Private, QX64419 (Q272169), Headquarters First Australian Army. Born 16 July 1925, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 1 August 1945, discharged 4 December 1946.  
PTE Arthur SARON POW  AIF SARON, Arthur , Private, QX18679, 2/26th Infantry Battalion. Born 3 August 1920 in Mackay, Queensland, enlisted 28 April 1941, discharged 3 December 1945. Died 12 January 1996 in Mackay aged 75 years. Buried 15 January 1996 in Walkerston Cemetery.

 

PTE Bill SARON AIF SARON, William , Staff Sergeant, QX18896, 31st Employment Company. Born 18 August 1922 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 4 December 1941, discharged 5 January 1945. Died November 2006 aged 84 years. Cremated 24 November 2006 in Mackay.  
PTE Les SCHAFFER AIF SCHAEFER, Leslie Norman, Private, Q130663, 37/52 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 July 1920 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 19 May 1941, discharged 23 January 1946. Died 30 January 1988 aged 67 years in Mackay. Buried 2 February 1988 in Mount Bassett Cemetery.
LAC Vince SCHMIDTKE RAAF SCHMIDTKE, Vincent Edward, Leading Aircraftman, 77632 (RAAF), 120 (NEI) Squadron. Born 4 June 1920 in Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 6 August 1942, discharged 7 November 1945.  
LAC Eric TAPPENDEN RAAF TAPPENDEN, Eric Leonard, Leading Aircraftman, 79815 (RAAF), 78 Squadron. born 8 July 1924 in Gladstone, Queensland. Enlisted 8 December 1942, discharged 8 January 1946. Died 10 July 1999  aged 75 years in Mackay, Queensland. Cremated on 12 July 1999 in Mackay.  
LAC Jim TAPPENDEN RAAF TAPPENDEN, Edward James, Leading Aircraftman, 77194 (RAAF). Born 8 March 1922 in Mount Larcom, Queensland. Enlisted 22 July 1942, discharged 4 January 1946. Died 13 April 2009 aged 87 years in Mackay, Queensland.    
PTE Charlie TONGA AIF TONGA, Charles , Sapper, QX45209, 11th Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers. Born 18 November 1918 in Mackay Queensland. Enlisted 9 May 1941, discharged 17 February 1947. Died 9 June 1997 in Mackay, Queensland. Buried 13 June 1997 in Walkerston Cemetery.  

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