Eton Memorial

Location: Langford Park, Peak Downs Highway, Eton.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council.
Year Constructed: post 1918.
Type of Construction:   Concrete with Marble plaques.
War: 1914-1918
Names: 89 (17 Killed in Action), (5 Died of Illness), ( 1 Died of Wounds)
History:  not known. The original Marble and inlaid lead tablets were replaced by Granite in c. 2000.
References: Email From Mrs Di Randell
Eton War Memorial 2006. (Glen Hall Collection)
Eton War Memorial 2006. North Western view (Glen Hall Collection)
Eton Memorial 2006, Eastern Aspect (Glen Hall Collection)

Eastern Side

THIS MEMORIAL
was erected by Public subscription
in commemoration of those brave men
who fought and fell in
the GREAT WAR
1914-1918

recorded as Identified as  
killed    
AITCHESON, W. AITCHESON, William Gladstone, Private, 5977, 9th Battalion, enlisted 14 February 1916, Killed in Action 8 October 1917, Third Battle of Ypres, Belgium. 
BAGLEY, H.G. BAGLEY, Herbert George, Private, 2137, 47th Battalion, enlisted 20 March 1916, Killed in Action 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium. 
BARBER, H.A. BARBER, Henry Augustus, Private, 2386, 47th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Killed in Action 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium.   
BAXTER, J. BAXTER, John William, Lance Corporal, 1084, 11th Light Horse Regiment, enlisted 8 July 1915, Died of Wounds 1 May 1918, Palestine.   
BELDAN, T.J. BELDAN, Thomas James, Private, 5991, 9th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Killed in Action 30 May 1918, HazeBrouck, France. 
CAVAN, H. CAVEN, Hugh, Private, 6237, 9th Battalion, enlisted 1 April 1916, Killed in Action 10 August 1918, France.   
CLARK, P. (M.M.) CLARK, Peter (M.M.), Private, 6001, 9th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Killed in Action 24 April 1918, Meteren, France.  
CLARKE, W.G. CLARK, William Gordon, Private, 5665, 9th Battalion, enlisted 14 February 1916, Killed in Action 26 February 1917, France.   
FARRELLY, H. FARRELLY, Herbert Owen, Private, 3385, 52nd Battalion, enlisted 29 October 1916, Killed in Action 21 October 1917, Belgium.   
HILTON, L. HILTON, Leonard, Private, 2565, 42nd Battalion, enlisted 8 April 1916, Killed in Action 12 October 1917, Passchendale, Belgium.   
HOWELL, W. HOWELL, William Robert Cook, Private, 4141, 26th Battalion, enlisted 21 September 1915, Died of wounds 30 August 1916, France. 
KARLSEN, G. (Not positively identified)  
LOWTHER, W. LOWTHER, William Montgomery, Private, 2263, 41st Battalion, enlisted 20 February 1917, Killed in Action, 29 September 1918, France.   
PETERSEN, A. PETERSEN, Albert Magnus, Private, 3228, 47th Battalion, enlisted 27 May 1916, Killed in Action, 12 October 1917, Belgium.  
STEVENSON, J. STEVENSON, John, Private, 291, 41st Battalion, enlisted 19 October 1915, Killed in Action, 4 June 1917, Messines, Belgium. 
TEMPLE, W. TEMPLE, William Fairbairn, Trooper, 37, 11th Light Horse Regiment/4th Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps, enlisted 7 January 1915, Killed in Action 30 March 1918, Amman, Jordan.   
WHITEFORD, J. WHITEFORD, James, Private, 6/2010, Canterbury Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force (N.Z.E.F.), KIA 5 December 1917, Polygon Wood, Belgium.
Died of Illness    
BURGESS, T. BURGESS, Thomas (Not positively identified)  
DUNCAN, H. (Not positively identified)  
FLAHERTY, P. FLAHERTY, Patrick Bryan, Private, 5090, 9th Battalion / 13th Australian Infantry Brigade HQ, enlisted 13 December 1915, Died of Disease (Influenza) 24 October 1918, Cowley, Middlesex, England.   
PEARSON, E.S. PEARSON, Edwin Stevens, Private, 4384, 47th Battalion, enlisted ?, Died of Illness, 8 October 1916, Lytton, Brisbane, Queensland.   
RANDELL, A.E. RANDELL, Alfred Ernest (Paddy), Private, 2494, 47th Battalion, enlisted 1 April 1916, Died at Sea of Ilness (Meningitis), 17 October 1916, just off Durban, South Africa.
Died of Wounds    
PORTER, S.F. (M.C.) PORTER, Simon Fahey ( M.C.), Captain, 15th Battalion, enlisted 1 September 1915, Died of Wounds, 25 November 1918, Surrey, England.  
Eton Memorial 2006, North Eastern Aspect (Glen Hall Collection)

North Eastern Side

recorded as Identified as  
BAGLEY, A.A. BAGLEY, Arthur Alexander, Lance Sergeant, 5031, 15th Battalion / 47th Battalion, enlisted 29 December 1915, Returned To Australia, 23 September 1918, died 3 August 1963, aged 73 years, buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay.  
BARBER, W. BARBER, William, Private, 2385, 47th Battalion / 46th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Returned To Australia, 23 March 1919.  
BARRIE, J. (Not positively identified)   
BIRKBECK, G.S. BIRKBECK, Gilbert Samuel Colin Latona (D.S.O., M.I.D.), Major, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, enlisted 20 August 1914, Returned to Australia 13 March 1919, Died 15 December 1947, Toowoomba, Queensland.  
BISLEY, H. BISLEY, Harry, Private, 27, Machine Gun Company 11 / 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 1 April 1916, Returned to Australia 12 December 1918.  
BROADHEAD, E.W. BROADHEAD, Ernest William, Sapper, 4863, Tunnelling Company 4, Headquarters 1 / 38th Battalion, enlisted 2 November 1915, Returned to Australia 30 April 1919.  
CARROLL, C. CARROLL, George (M.C.), Captain, 319, 25th Battalion, enlisted 8 February 1915, Returned To Australia ?.
CHETWYND, H. CHETWYND, Harold Leslie, Private, 6004, 9th Battalion, enlisted 14 February 1916, Returned to Australia 16 June 1919.  
CLARK, W. (Not positively identified)   
CLAYDON, J. CLAYDON, James Joseph Henry, Private, 2806, 1st Battalion / MGDtls, enlisted 1 July 1915, Returned to Australia 19 February 1919.  
CREBET, A.W. (Not positively identified)    
DAVENPORT, G. DAVENPORT, Garnet, Private, 7048, 25th Battalion / 26th Battalion, enlisted 4 September 1917, Returned to Australia 23 July 1919.   
DALTON, G. DALTON, George Abbot, Driver, 37318, Australian Field Artillery, enlisted 6 February 1917, Returned to Australia 7 June 1918.  
DALTON, W. DALTON, William, Driver, 37319, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, enlisted 2 December 1916, Returned to Australia 5 April 1919, died 25 March 1975, aged 83 years, buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay.  
DOYLE, P. DOYLE, Patrick, Private, 6011, 9th Battalion, enlisted 1 March 1916, Returned to Australia 20 December 1918.   
DUNN, W.A. DUNN, William Andrew, Private, 2153, 47th Battalion / 48th Battalion, enlisted 20 March 1916, Returned to Australia 2 June 1919.  
EDWARDS, G.W. EDWARDS, George William, Corporal, 1531, 25th Battalion / 9th Battalion, enlisted 24 March 1915, Returned to Australia 23 July 1919.  
EVANS, L. (Not positively identified)    
FLAHERTY, J. FLAHERTY, John, Driver, 27971, Field Artillery Brigade 13 / 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, enlisted 1 April 1916, Returned to Australia 12 June 1919.  
FLAHERTY, R. FLAHERTY, Robert, Driver, 27972, Field Artillery Brigade 13 / 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, enlisted 20 March 1916, Returned to Australia 12 June 1919.  
GORDON, E. GORDON, Edward James, Private, 2427, 42nd Battalion, enlisted 17 June 1916, Returned to Australia 31 January 1918.  
GORDON, H. GORDON, Henry Richard, Private, 7253, 9th Battalion, enlisted 16 November 1916, Returned to Australia 18 July 1919.  
GRAHAM, J. GRAHAM, John, Private, 2174, 52nd Battalion, enlisted 1 April 1916, Returned to Australia 15 February 1918.  
HANNAN, H. HANNAN, Herbert James Alphonts, Private, 2319, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, enlisted 8 February 1916, Returned to Australia, 20 May 1919, died 9 July 1974, aged 78 years,   buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay.  
HANSEN, A. HANSEN, Anthony, Private, 6349, 9th Battalion / 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 8 February 1916, Returned To Australia, 7 July 1919.  
HATFIELD, E. HATFIELD, Ernest Hugh, Sergeant, 1663, 47th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Returned to Australia 31 March 1919.
HENSLEY, V. HENSLEY, Vivian, Lieutenant, 3060, 26th Battalion, enlisted 25 August 1915, Returned to Australia 24 July 1919.  
HIRST, W. HIRST, William (M.M.), Corporal, 3762, 15th Battalion / 11th Field Artillery Brigade, enlisted 18 August 1915, Returned to Australia 20 November 1918.  
HOKINS, A. HOKINS, Arthur, Private, 2180, 47th Battalion / 46th Battalion, enlisted 13 March 1916, Returned to Australia 16 March 1919.  
HOWELL, H. HOWELL, Horatio, Private, 2450, 47th Battalion / 48th Battalion, enlisted 21 March 1916, Returned to Australia 12 May 1919.  
HOWELL, T. HOWELL, Thomas Samuel (M.M.), Sergeant, 674, 13th Light Horse Regiment / 1st Light Horse Regiment, enlisted 8 January 1915, Returned to Australia 8 January 1919.  
HOWELLS, T. (Not positively identified)    
HOWELLS, O.H. HOWELLS, Oliver Henry, Private, 2186, 47th Battalion / 48th Battalion, enlisted 20 March 1916, Returned to Australia 19 July 1919.  
JACKLIN, A. JACKLIN, Abraham, Lance Corporal, 1286, 42nd Battalion / 15th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Returned to Australia 12 May 1919, died 18 February 1962, aged 71 years, buried Mackay Cemetery.  
KEEN, N.G. KEEN, Noel Cooper, Private, 2460, 47th Battalion / 48th Battalion, enlisted 28 February 1916, Returned to Australia 2 June 1919.  
KENNEDY, I. KENNEDY, Israel, Private, 1607, 2nd Light Horse Regiment / 1st Machine Gun Squadron, enlisted 24 July 1915, Returned to Australia 12 November 1917.  

Eton Memorial 2006, South Western Aspect (Glen Hall Collection)

 

South Western Side

recorded as Identified as  
LAWLER, W. LAWLER, William, Private, 2803, 41st Battalion / 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 29 May 1916, Returned to Australia 27 May 1919. 
LAWS, E. LAWS, Ernest, Driver, 3358, 31st Battalion, enlisted 6 January 1916, Returned to Australia 23 July 1919. 
LOWTHER, E. LOWTHER, Eric Charles, Private, 6121, 9th Battalion, enlisted 8 February 1916, Returned To Australia, 12 June 1919.
MACLEAN, M. MACLEAN, Malcolm Bruce, Driver, 2653, 2nd Light Horse Regiment / 1st Signal Squadron, enlisted 31 January 1916, Returned to Australia ?. 
MARTIN, T. (Not positively identified)   
MATSEN, P. MATSEN, Charles Percival, Private, 6276, 9th Battalion, enlisted 8 April 1916, Returned to Australia 12 April 1919. 
MORGAN, E. MORGAN, Eric (Not positively identified)   
MOWBRAY, D. MOWBRAY, David, Private, 3855, 31st Battalion, enlisted 20 March 1916, Returned to Australia 10 June 1919. 
McDONALD, H. (Not positively identified)    
McDONALD, J. (Not positively identified)    
McEWEN, A.E. McEWAN, Alfred Ernest, Private, 2215, 37th Battalion / 49th Battalion, enlisted 27 March 1916, Returned to Australia 19 June 1919.
McFARLANE, P. McFARLANE, Peter, Lance Corporal, 1871, 41st Battalion, enlisted 1 April 1916, Returned to Australia 20 May 1919. 
McPHEE, M. (Not positively identified)    
PEAT, H. (Not positively identified)    
PEELE, W.W. PEELE, Wesley William (M.M.), Private, 1720, 47th Battalion / 15th Battalion, enlisted 14 February 1916, Returned to Australia 23 July 1919, died 18 October 1973, aged 83 years,  buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay.
PERRY, J. PERRY, John Charles, Gunner, 329, Siege Artillery Brigade / 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, enlisted 7 June 1915, Discharged 15 March 1919.
PERRY, S. PERRY, William Syebel, Private, 5897, 26th Battalion, enlisted 24 April 1916, returned to Australia?
PETERSEN, G. PETERSEN, Carl Gustave, Private, 378, Machine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 5 / 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 4 April 1916, Returned to Australia 8 April 1919. 
PORTER, I.L. PORTER, Isaac (Not positively identified)   
RANDELL, J. RANDELL, James Clarence, Sergeant, 3876, 31st Battalion, enlisted 25 March 1916, Returned to Australia 5 July 1919. 
RENTON, R. RENTON, Robert, Private, 458, Machine Gun Company 7 / 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 25 March 1916, Returned to Australia 15 January 1919. 
RICHARDSON, D. RICHARDSON, David, Private, 6087, 9th Battalion, enlisted 21 February 1916, Returned to Australia 10 September 1917. 
ROBERTSON, G. RICHARDSON, George (Not positively identified)   
RYAN, E.J. (Not positively identified)    
SHEPHERD, W. SHEPHERD, William, Private, 5668, 26th Battalion, enlisted 5 May 1916, Returned to Australia 3 March 1919. 
SNEYD, N.L. SNEYD, Norman Leslie, Private, 3487, 52nd Battalion, enlisted 16 October 1916, Returned To Australia, 24 January 1919.
SNEYD, R. SNEYD, Roy, Private, 50710, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 3 December 1917, Returned To Australia, 8 July 1919.
STEELE, J. STEELE, John, Private, 2242, 47th Battalion / Australian Corps Headquarters, enlisted 6 March 1916, Returned to Australia 25 September 1919. 
WASLEY, J. (Not positively identified)    
WHITEFORD, D. WHITEFORD, Robert Daniel, Private, 2655, 42nd Battalion/3rd Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 30 September 1916, Returned to Australia 10 May 1919, died 5 September 1977, aged 84 years, buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay.

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