Glenella State School 1939-1945 Honour Board

Location: Glenella State School, Hill End Road, Glenella.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council
Year Constructed: post 1945.
Type of Construction:   Silky Oak Timber
War: 1939-1945
Names: 5 (all killed)
History:  This honour board list the names of past students from the school who died during the Second World war.
Information Sources:  
Glenella State School 1939 - 1945 Honour Board, October 2006. (Glen Hall Collection)
Name recorded   Identified as  
CLEMENTS, T. AIF CLEMENTS, Thomas, Gunner, QX8428, 2/10th Field Regiment, enlisted 17 June 1940, Died of Illness whilst P.O.W., 16 April 1945 aged 44 years, Sandakan, Borneo. No known grave. Commemorated on Labuan Memorial, Borneo, Malaysia.
ERNEST, T. AIF ERNEST, Thomas Arthur, Private, QX18686, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 13 April 1941, Killed in Action, 1 September 1942 aged 34 years, El Alamein, Egypt. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
GRANT, G. AIF GRANT, George Arthur, Private, QX8399, 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 16 June 1940, Died of Illness whilst a P.O.W., 25 September 1943 aged 32 years, Thanbaya Hospital Camp,  Thailand- Burma Railway. Buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma.
McGUANE, D. AIF McGUANE, Donald Andrew, Private, QX8410, 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 16 June 1940, Killed in Action, 16 January 1942 aged 28 years, Malaya. No known grave. Commemorated on Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
POWELL, M. RAAF POWELL, Mervyn (D.F.C.), Squadron Leader, 402817 (RAAF), 463 Squadron, enlisted 14 October 1940, Killed in Action (Flying Battle), 11 May 1944 aged 29 years, Belgium. Buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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