Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial

Location: Queens Park, Goldsmith Street, Mackay.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council.
Year Constructed: 2000-2001
Type of Construction:   Concrete.
War: 1939-1945
Names:  
History:  The Tobruk Memorial Appeal Committee led by chair Don Rolls instigated the construction of the memorial in November 2000. 
Information Sources:  

Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial, easterly aspect, 2005. (Glen Hall Collection)

Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Mosaic (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
Mackay Rats of Tobruk Memorial Plaque (Glen Hall collection)
recorded as     Identified as  
ABBOTT, AV QX8034 2/9 BN ABBOTT, Aubrey Victor.  Private, QX8034, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 15 October 1918, Perth, Western Australia. Enlisted 20 May 1940. Discharged 17 March 1945. Died 22 March 1961 aged 42 years. Buried in New Ingham Cemetery, Queensland.

ABBOTT, RW QX8241 2/9 BN ABBOTT, Reginald William.  Private, QX8241, 1 Australian Parachute Battalion. Born 6 June 1915, Marvel Lock, Western Australia. Enlisted 9 June 1940. Discharged 27 November 1945. Died 9 June 1993 aged 78 years. Buried Old Mackay Cemetery, Queensland.
ALLAN, R QX8242 2/12 BN ALLAN, Ray Braithwaite.  Lance Corporal, QX8242, 2/12 Australian Infantry Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements. Born 8 March 1919, Homebush, Queensland. Enlisted 9 June 1940, discharged 22 October 1943. Died 12 July 1997 aged 78 years. Buried Walkerston Cemetery, Queensland.
ANDREASEN, A QX5175 2/15 BN ANDREASEN, Archie James.  Warrant Officer Class 2, QX5175, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 3 August 1918, Nambour, Queensland. Enlisted 27 May 1940. Discharged 9 November 1945. Died 21 December 1991 aged 73 years. Buried Walkerston Cemetery, Queensland.  
ANDREWS, AE QX13131 2/7 FIELD CO ANDREWS, Albert Edward.  Sapper, QX13131, 2/7 Field Company. Born 29 June 1908, Walthanston, England. Enlisted 28 June 1940. Died of Wounds, 12 April 1941 aged 32 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.
BANNISTER, G QX2907 2/15 BN BANNISTER, George.  Lieutenant, QX2907, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 5 April 1915, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 13 May 1940, Killed in Action, 1 September 1942 aged 27 years in El Alamein, Egypt. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
BENTLEY, WH QX2502 2/9 BN BENTLEY, Walter Henry.  Private, QX2502, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 12 June 1912, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 19 October 1939. Discharged 6 August 1945.
BLACK, FG QX10627 2/15 BN BLACK, Frederick George. Private, QX10627, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 11 April 1920, Healsville, Victoria. Enlisted 29 June 1940. Discharged 6 November 1945.  
BOUND, A QX8112 2/15 BN BOUND, Albert.  Lance Corporal, QX8112, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 4 September 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 30 May 1940. Discharged 24 October 1945.
BOWLING, JW QX2503 2/9 BN BOWLING, James.  Private, QX2503, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 August 1907, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 18 October 1939. Discharged 23 February 1945.  
BOWMAN, S QX13173 2/9 BN BOWMAN, Stanley.  Private, QX13173, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 23 February 1907, Ardrossan, South Australia. Enlisted 3 July 1940. Died of Wounds, 12 August 1941 aged 34 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.  
BRIGGS, KV QX8061 2/15 BN BRIGGS, Kevin Vivian.  Sergeant, QX8061, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 31 January 1920, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 23 May 1940. Discharged 4 December 1945.  
BROOKS, WG QX18505 2/7 FIELD CO BROOKS, William George. Craftsman, QX18505, 2/3 AUST CCS (AEME ATT). Born 10 January 1917, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 26 July 1940. Discharged 29 November 1945. 
BULL, CC QX8288 2/9 BN BULL, Claude Charles.  Private, QX8288, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 27 July 1918, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940, Killed in Action, 11 August 1941 aged 23 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.
BURNELL, F QX8181 2/15 BN BURNELL, Frederick Thomas.  Private, QX8181, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 3 April 1908, Pretoria, South Africa. Enlisted 3 June 1940. Discharged 7 September 1945.  
CAMERON, AA QX2605 2/9 BN CAMERON, Andrew Alexander.  Sergeant, QX2605, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 17 June 1916, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 4 November 1939. Discharged 8 January 1943.
CAMERON, GC QX2890 2/3 FIELD REG CAMERON, Gordon Charles.  Sergeant, QX2890, 2/3 Field Regiment. Born 21 January 1916, Blackall, Queensland. Enlisted 5 April 1940. Discharged 24 October 1945.
CAMERON, J QX8289 2/9 BN CAMERON, John.  Private, QX8289, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 August 1917, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Accidental Death, 30 January 1942 aged 24 years, Palestine. Buried in Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
CAMERON, R. QX8290 2/9 BN CAMERON, Robert.  Private, QX8290, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 1 September 1915, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Killed in Action, 9 August 1941 aged 25 years in Tobruk, Libya. buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.
CHATAWAY, JH QX8039 2/15 BN CHATAWAY, James Howard.  Private, QX8039, 2/5 Transport Platoon. Born 21 July 1917, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 20 May 1940, Died of Illness, 10 May 1945 aged 27 years in Aitape, Papua New Guinea. Buried Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea. 
CLARK, TA QX8291 2/9 BN CLARK, Thomas Alexander  (M.M.). Lance Corporal, QX8291, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 3 August 1911, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Discharged 30 November 1943.  
CLARKE, CC QX3557 2/9 BN CLARKE, Charles Clarence. Acting Sergeant, QX3557, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 October 1918, Cloncurry, Queensland. Enlisted 20 October 1939. Discharged 19 January 1945.   
CLARKE, FT QX4922 2/9 BN CLARKE, Francis Thomas.  Lance Sergeant, QX4922 (Q196962), 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 12 March 1917, Cloncurry, Queensland. Enlisted 31 January 1940. Discharged 3 March 1940.  
COLBORNE, SA QX8040 2/15 BN COLBORNE, Sydney Allan.  Private, QX8040, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 23 April 1909, Chillagoe, Queensland. Enlisted 20 May 1940. Discharged 13 September 1942.  

recorded as     Identified as  
COOKE, WE QX18532 2/10 BN COOKE, Wilfred Erwood. Private, QX18532, 10 CO ASC. Born 29 January 1916, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 28 January 1941. Discharged 24 September 1945.
CORR, H NX22451 2/13 BN CORR, Hugh.  Private, NX22451 (N45247), 2/13 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 31 August 1918, Burnbank, Scotland. Enlisted 29 May 1940. Discharged 21 April 1945.
COSTELLO, KA QX4281 2/3 FIELD AMB COSTELLO, Kevin Alexander. Private, 128285 (QX4281), 2/3 Field Ambulance. Born 7 April 1918, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 21 October 1939, discharged 11 May 1944.
CRAIG, LN QX18567 2/24 BN CRAIG, Leslie Norman.  Private, QX18567, 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 30 April 1915, Peachester, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. discharged 1 November 1945.
CURTIS, S QX1698 2/7 FIELD CO CURTIS, Stanley. Sapper, QX1698, 2/7 Field Company. Born 2 February 1920, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 7 June 1940. Discharged 25 August 1942.
DAHL, PV QX8081 2/15 BN DAHL, Percy Vivian.  Private, QX8081, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 4 July 1905, Bundaberg, Queensland. Enlisted 26 May 1940. Discharged 3 September 1945.
DALEY, JJ QX10203 2/7 FIELD CO DALEY, John Joseph.  Corporal, QX10203, 2/7 Field Company. Born 28 August 1916, Cobar, New South Wales. Enlisted 24 June 1940. Discharged 15 August 1945. Died 5 January 2007 aged 92 years in Brisbane, Queensland.
DEBNEY, DR QX2389 2/15 BN DEBNEY, Douglas Ross. Private, QX2389, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 September 1912, Proserpine, Queensland.  Enlisted 24 May 1940. Discharged 6 August 1943.
DEBNEY, HS QX2390 2/15 BN DEBNEY, Harry Stanley.  Corporal, QX2390, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 1 October 1917, Proserpine, Queensland. Enlisted 24 May 1940, Killed in Action, 1 September 1942 aged 24 years, El Alamein, Egypt. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
DEE, CK QX2072 2/9 BN DEE, Cecil Keith.  Private, QX2072, 2/1 AIF Movement and Transportation Groups. Born 16 September 1919, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 4 November 1939. Discharged 6 September 1945. Died 14 January 1987 aged 66 years. Buried Walkerston Cemetery, Queensland.
DOYLE, FH QX2618 2/9 BN DOYLE, Francis Henry.  Sergeant, QX2618, 2/3 FD HYG SEC. Born 22 February 1918, Liverpool, England. Enlisted 29 October 1939 Discharged 19 September 1945.
DUEL, CJ QX8718 2/15 BN DUEL, Clifford John. Private, QX8718, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 13 May 1920, Bowen, Queensland. Enlisted 7 June 1940. Discharged 20 April 1945.
DYNE, CA QX18554 2/15 BN DYNE, Colin Alfred.  Private, QX18554, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 2 April 1916, Gympie, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. Discharged 21 December 1945. Died 22 April 1965 aged 49 years. Buried Walkerston Cemetery, Queensland.
ELLIS, GL QX13140 2/7 FIELD CO ELLIS, Glen Lewis.  Private, QX13140, 2/7 Field Company. Born 10 December 1905, Barcaldine, Queensland. Enlisted 28 June 1940. Discharged 7 April 1944. 
ELLIS, JS QX18616 2/13 FIELD CO ELLIS, James Samuel.  Sapper, QX18616, 2/13 FD COY 8 REINF. Born 14 September 1914, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 1 April 1941. Discharged 29 September 1944. Died 10 July 1974 aged 59 years. Buried Walkerston Cemetery, Queensland.
EARNSHAW, CWR QX2620 2/9 BN EARNSHAW, Cecil William Robert. Sergeant, QX2620, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 19 March 1904, London, England. Enlisted 29 October 1939. Discharged 31 May 1944.
FOX, JH QX18555 26 BDE HQ FOX, John Henry.  Sergeant, QX18555, HQ 24 AUST INF BDE. Born 10 June 1915, Gayndah, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. Discharged 6 February 1946.
FUSSELL, JC QX8296 2/9 BN FUSSELL, Jervis Coldham.  Private, QX8296, 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion, Born 11 April 1912, Cecil Plains, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Discharged 20 February 1944. Died 14 November 1990 aged 78 years. Buried in Mount Bassett Lawn Cemetery, Mackay, Queensland.
GALVIN, GD QX8153 2/15 BN GALVIN, George David. Sergeant, QX8153, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 December 1911, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 2 June 1940. Discharged 13 November 1945.
GAMBIER, WJ QX16477 AASC GAMBIER, William John.  Corporal, QX16477, 2/14 Transport Platoon. Born 24 September 1918, Mount Morgan, Queensland. Enlisted 23 July 1940. Discharged 4 December 1945.
GARD, T QX6436 2/43 BN GARD, Thomas (MBE). Major, QX6436, AACHD 2/43 INF BN. Born 20 October 1909, Ingham, Queensland. Enlisted 3 October 1940. Discharged 6 December 1945.
GARNER, GF QX1933 2/15 BN GARNER, George Frederick.  Private, QX1933, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 6 December 1913, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 24 June 1940. Discharged 6 October 1945.
GAVIN, JJ QX2624 2/9 BN GAVIN, John Joseph.  Private, QX2624, 6 Australian Division. Born 21 November 1910, York, Western Australia. Enlisted 29 October 1939. Discharged 28 May 1945. 
GAYLARD, CT QX12072 2/7 FIELD CO GAYLARD, Cyril Thomas Valentine.  Private, QX12072, 2/7 Field Company. Born 9 January 1920, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 24 June 1940. Discharged 10 October 1945.
recorded as     Identified as  
GILMORE, JH QX8221 2/15 BN GILMORE, John Henry. Sergeant, QX8221, AACC AIF, Born 6 May 1906, Mirani, Queensland. Enlisted 6 June 1940. Discharged 7 April 1945. Died 19 October 1979 aged 72 years. Buried in Old Mackay Cemetery, Queensland.
GOUGH, EA QX3311 2/15 BN GOUGH, Edward Alexander Albert.  Corporal, QX3311, 2/1 Convalescent Depot. Born 4 September 1919, Maryborough, Queensland. Enlisted 1 June 1940. discharged 21 September 1945.  
GRANT, AJ QX17598 2/4 AGH GRANT, Alexander John.  Lieutenant, QX17598, Special List. Born 29 March 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 1 August 1940. Discharged 13 October 1943.

GUIVARRA, TJ QX7962 2/9 BN GUIVARRA, Joseph. Private, QX7962, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion, 5th Reinforcements.  Born 26 November 1918, Thursday Island, Queensland. Enlisted 29 June 1940. Discharged 7 September 1945.
HALL, KL QX8297 2/9 BN HALL, Keith Lawson. Sergeant, QX8297, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 8 May 1920, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Discharged 26 November 1945.  
HALLEN, RR QX1555 2/12 BN HALLAM, Reginald.  Private, QX1555, 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 27 June 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 3 November 1939. Discharged 24 December 1941.  
HANSEN, LO QX2992 2/15 BN HANSEN, Leonard Oswald. Major, 128226 (QX2992), 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 20 December 1917, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 13 May 1940. Discharged 14 November 1945. Died 2 July 2007, Good Shepherd Lodge, Mackay, Queensland aged 89 years. Buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay, Queensland.
HANSEN, THC QX2709 2/3 FIELD AMB HANSEN, Thomas Hans Christian. Sergeant, QX2709, 2/3rd Field Ambulance. Born 27 July 1916, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 27 October 1939. Discharged 29 September 1944.

HENDERSON, I QX17396 AASC HENDERSON, Ian Inglis.  Private, QX17396, 10 Company AASC. Born 19 November 1916, Bundaberg, Queensland. Enlisted 29 July 1940. Discharged 29 January 1945.  
HUTCHINS, SW QX13179 2/7 FIELD CO HUTCHENS, Sydney Wellington.  Corporal, QX13179, 2/7 Field Company. Born 17 November 1915, Cobar, New South Wales. Enlisted 3 July 1940. Discharged 17 December 1945.  
JACKSON, AW QX2737 2/9 BN JACKSON, Alfred William.  Private, QX2737, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 12 June 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 18 November 1939. Discharged 4 December 1945.  
JAMES, WEH QX2137 2/3 FIELD AMB JAMES, William Edwin Harold.  Private, QX2137, 4 Aust. Ships Staff. Born 19 September 1913, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 4 November 1939. Discharged 3 October 1945.  
JEFFERY, AS QX1419 2/32 BN JEFFREY, Arthur Stanley. Sergeant, QX1419, 2/32nd Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 22 March 1917, Kakahi, New Zealand. Enlisted 3 March 1940. Discharged 15 September 1945.

JOHNSON, CT QX2851 2/32 BN JOHNSON, Charles Thomas.  Private, QX2851, 2/32nd  Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 30 January 1918, Barcaldine, Queensland. Enlisted 2 March 1940. Discharged 6 November 1945.
JURGEN, WH QX1784 2/9 BN JURGENS, Walter Henry. Private, QX1784, HQ 18th Australian Infantry Brigade. Born 13 June 1920, Bowen, Queensland. Enlisted 12 June 1940, Discharged 23 November 1945.

KAY, J QX2995 2/15 BN KAY, James. Captain, 128208 (QX2995, QX700091), 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 19 December 1917, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 13 May 1940. Discharged 11 October 1945. Died January 1995 aged 77 years. Buried Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay, Queensland.
KINGSBURY, C QX2740 2/9 BN KINGSBURY, Colin Eric. Corporal, QX2740, 7th Australian Division Concert Party. Born 2 June 1902, Clermont, Queensland. Enlisted 18 November 1939. Discharged 27 December 1944.
KNOBEL, WH QX8160 AASC KNOBEL, William Henry. Warrant Officer Class 2, QX8160, Coy. HQ 9th Division ASC. Born 14 July 1914, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 2 June 1940. Discharged 24 August 1945.
LANG, LJ QX13267 2/9 BN LANG, Lionel James.  Driver, QX13267, 2/153 General Transport Company. Born 21 September 1919, Gayndah, Queensland. Enlisted 17 July 1940. Discharged 3 December 1945.  
LINTHWAITE, R QX8090 2/15 BN LINTHWAITE, Reginald Mervyn.  Private, QX8090, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 May 1918, Finch Hatton, Queensland. Enlisted 26 May 1940. Discharged 6 November 1945.
MACARTHUR, KB QX8333 2/15 BN MACARTHUR, Keith Bauer.  Sergeant, QX8333, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 9 June 1902, Innisfail, Queensland. Enlisted 13 June 1940. Discharged 16 September 1944. 
MANNING, CM QX18522 2/15 BN MANNING, Clarence Morcom.  Lieutenant, QX18522, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 18 April 1917, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 31 July 1940, discharged 8 November 1945. 
MATHESON, SH QX2713 2/9 BN MATHESON, Stanley Hugh. Private, QX2713, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 10 June 1909, Mount Morgan, Queensland. Enlisted 28 October 1939, Killed in Action, 31 May 1941 aged 31 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.
MELODY, EM QX18558 24 BDE HQ MELODY, Edward Michael, Private, QX18558, HQ 24th Australian Infantry Brigade. Born 31 October 1919, Walkerston, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. Discharged 5 February 1946.
recorded as     Identified as  
MOLLENHAGEN, D. QX2897 2/23 BN MOLLENHAGEN, Douglas Stanley, Private, QX2897, 2/23rd Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 August 1918, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 5 April 1940. Discharged 6 April 1945.

MORRISON, GE QX6252 2/15 BN MORRISON, Geoffrey Emerson, Lieutenant, QX6252, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 14 February 1917, Melbourne, Victoria. Enlisted 24 May 1940. Killed in Action, 21 June 1941 aged 24 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.  
MULLER, AG QX3048 2/9 BN MULLER, Arthur George, Sergeant, QX3048, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 5 November 1909, Nanango, Queensland. Enlisted 3 November 1939. Discharged 10 March 1943.

MURPHY, PFD QX1652 2/15 BN MURPHY, Patrick Francis David, Sergeant, QX1652, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 October 1916, Proserpine, Queensland. Enlisted 1 June 1940. Discharged 6 August 1945.

MURPHY, PF QX218 2/9 BN MURPHY, Peter Francis, Sergeant, QX218, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 5 March 1917, Melbourne, Victoria. Enlisted 21 October 1939. Discharged 14 December 1945.

MURTAGH, KF QX2659 2/9 BN MURTAGH, Kevin Francis, Lance Corporal, QX2659, 6th Australian Division. Born 10 April 1919, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 29 October 1939. Discharged 23 November 1945.
NEATON, VC QX2999 2/15 BN NEATON, Victor Charles, Staff Sergeant, QX2999, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 July 1907, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 13 May 1940. Discharged 12 October 1945.  
NOLAN, WD QX20107 2/9 BN NOLAN, William Douglas, Private, QX20107, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion, 7th Reinforcements. Born 5 February 1908, Blair Athol, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. Discharged 8 August 1942.  
OBRIEN, C QX8337 2/15 BN O'BRIEN, Colin Matthew, Private, QX8337, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 27 October 1915, Cloncurry, Queensland. Enlisted 13 June 1940. Discharged 14 November 1945.

OFARRELL, AJ QX8073 2/7 FIELD CO O'FARRELL, Athol John, Sapper, QX8073, 2/7 Field Company. Born 2 July 1908, Blackall, Queensland. Enlisted 23 May 1940. Discharged 9 August 1941.

PATERSON, MW QX8268 2/15 BN PATERSON, Marcus Wyndham, Lance Corporal, QX8268, 2/1 HQ Guard Battalion. Born 1 May 1901, Tiaro, Queensland. Enlisted 9 June 1940. Discharged 16 February 1945.  
PATTERSON, AT QX2854 2/8 FIELD AMB PATTERSON, Alexander Thomas, Private, QX2854, 2/1 Con. Depots. Born 23 March 1905, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 2 March 1940. Discharged 15 April 1944.

PATTERSON, WL QX2514 2/9 BN PATTERSON, William  Leslie, Staff Sergeant, QX2514, 6th Australian Division. Born 20 May 1917, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 20 October 1939. Discharged 3 October 1945.

PEARCE, J QX2667 2/9 BN PEARCE, James Albert, Lance Sergeant, QX2667, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 17 July 1909, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 29 October 1939. Discharged 16 October 1944.
PHILLIPS, B QX1845 2/15 BN PHILLIPS, Bernard Yates, Corporal, QX18545, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 18 October 1915, Childers, Queensland. Enlisted 28 January 1941. Discharged 31 May 1945.  
PINDER, AJ QX8341 2/15 BN PINDER, Anzac Joseph, Private, QX8341, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 April 1919, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 13 June 1940, Killed in Action, 28 June 1941 aged 22 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.
PORTER, DRA QX8342 2/15 BN PORTER, David Robert Andrew, Corporal, QX8342, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 15 July 1915, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 13 June 1940. Discharged 6 November 1945. Died 28 February 1997 aged 81 years. Buried 3 March 1997, Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mackay, Queensland.

POULSEN, NW QX3721 2/12 BN POULSEN, Norman William, Staff Sergeant, QX3721, 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 September 1916, Mossman, Queensland. Enlisted 3 November 1939. Discharged 23 November 1945.

POWELL, RG QX2512 2/12 BN POWELL, Richard Gordon, Lance Sergeant, QX2515, 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 November 1915, Finch Hatton, Queensland. Enlisted 18 October 1939. Discharged 10 January 1945.

QUINN, AR QX18562 2/24 BN QUINN, Ainsley Robert (Bob), Private, QX18562, 2/24th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 October 1912, Nebo, Queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941. Killed in Action, 25 October 1942 aged 28 years, El Alamein, Egypt. Buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

RAMSAT, FJ NX31608 2/2 CCC RAMSAY, Frederick John James, Private, NX31608, 2/4 FD Park Coy. Born 23 August 1913, Emerald, Queensland. Enlisted 11 June 1940. Discharged 10 September 1945.  
RANDELL, EJ QX8311 2/9 BN RANDELL, Ernest James (Ernie), Lieutenant, QX8311, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 February 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 10 June 1940. Discharged 9 October 1945.

 

RAPER, PA QX20111 2/9 BN RAPER, Percy Arthur, Sergeant, QX20111, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 27 November 1913, Clermont, queensland. Enlisted 25 February 1941, Discharged 24 June 1946.  
READDY, LJ QX3718 2/12 BN READDY, Leslie James, Sergeant, QX3718, 2/12th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 13 March 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 3 November 1939. Discharged 27 November 1945.  
recorded as     Identified as  
RENDELL, E QX5422 2/15 BN RENDELL, Eric Sydney, Sergeant, QX5422, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 24 April 1920, Brisbane, Queensland. Enlisted 29 May 1940. Discharged 7 December 1945.  
ROBINSON, RJ QX12388 2/7 FIELD CO ROBINSON, Reginald James, Sapper, QX12388, 2/7 Field Company. Born 21 May 1912, Rockhampton, Queensland. Enlisted 18 July 1940. Discharged 5 November 1945.  
ROGAN, VL QX6505 2/9 BN ROGAN, Vincent Leslie, Lance Corporal, QX6505, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 23 February 1913, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 5 November 1939, Died of Injuries, 29 August 1941 (fell off a train in Egypt, fractured skull) aged 28 years. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. 
ROLLESTON, F QX18563 2/9 BN ROLLESTON, Francis Joseph (Frank), Corporal, QX18563, 18th Infantry Brigade (7th Reinforcements). Born 23 December 1915, Mackay, Queensland. enlisted 25 February 1941. Discharged 11 June 1945. 
ROSE, H QX17891 2/15 BN ROSE, Harold Arthur  (M.M.), Sergeant, QX17891, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 7 July 1914, Zillmere, Queensland. Enlisted 20 January 1941. Discharged 21 December 1945. 
ROSELT, EH QX8135 2/15 BN ROSELT, Edgar Hamilton, Private, QX8135, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 7 January 1907, Gympie, Queensland. Enlisted 30 May 1940. Killed in Action, 31 August 1941 aged 33 years in Tobruk, Libya. Buried in Knightsbridge War cemetery, Acroma, Libya.
ROWE, EJ QX2414 2/15 BN ROWE, Edward John (M.M.), Corporal, QX2414, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 9 January 1906, Proserpine, Queensland. Enlisted 25 May 1940. Discharged 22 November 1944.
SERGENT, CA NX10008 AASC SERGENT, Clarence Albert, Driver, NX10008, 2/15 Australian Transport Platoon.  Born 4 January 1913, Sydney, New South Wales. Enlisted 6 February 1940. Discharged 7 September 1945.  
SHELLARD, F QX1544 2/12 BN SHELLARD, Frank, Sergeant, QX1544, 2/32nd Australian Infantry Battalion. born 20 May 1918, Longreach, Queensland. enlisted 3 November 1939, discharged 4 October 1945.
SMITHERS, GO QX8348 2/15 BN SMITHERS, Gordon Otway, (DCM) Corporal, QX8348, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 1 December 1916, Ipswich, Queensland. Enlisted 13 June 1940, Discharged 12 December 1941.
STEVENSON, JT QX13292 2/9 BN STEVENSON, John Thomas, Corporal, QX13293, HQ 19th Infantry Brigade 5th Reinforcements. Born 6 February 1918, Homebush, Queensland. Enlisted 19 July 1940. Discharged 10 September 1945.  
STOREY, FT QX13215 24 BDE HQ STOREY, Fredrick Talbut, Warrant Officer Class 2, QX13215, 24th Infantry Brigade. Born 14 June 1915, Georgetown, Queensland. Enlisted 5 July 1940. Discharged 11 May 1943.
STOTT, EH QX6748 2/15 BN STOTT, Edward Harold, Private, QX6748, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. born 25 September 1919, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 3 June 1940. Discharged 14 November 1945.  
STUART, MR QX6224 2/15 BN STUART, Malcolm Ryrie, Major, 128861 (QX6224), 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 13 June 1919, Longreach, Queensland. Enlisted 15 May 1940. Discharged 18 January 1946.  
SUTHERS, R QX6221 2/15 BN SUTHERS, Roderick Albert, Major, QX6221, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 10 March 1916, Kingaroy, Queensland. Enlisted 15 May 1940. Discharged 19 October 1945.
THEUERKAUF, LA QX7475 2/32 BN THEUERKAUF, Leslie Allan, Private, QX7475, 1 Australian Depot Battalion. Born 9 July 1916, Ipswich, Queensland. Enlisted 6 May 1940. Discharged 12 March 1942.
THOMPSON, SA QX8204 2/15 BN THOMPSON, Stanley Arthur, Private, QX8204, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 11 October 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 3 June 1940. Discharged 13 October 1945.
TOWNSEND, S QX8054 2/15 BN TOWNSEND, Sydney, Private, QX8054, 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 June 1907, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 20 May 1940. Discharged 22 November 1944.  
TURNER, AC QX8204 2/15 BN TURNER, Arthur Christie, Driver, QX2902, 2/6 Company AASC. Born 25 December 1918, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 5 April 1940. Discharged 11 October 1945.
VOCK, JF QX3038 2/9 BN VOCK, John Frederick, Private, QX3038, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 27 September 1919, Mount Perry, Queensland. Enlisted 27 September 1939. Discharged 23 November 1945.
WALLACE, SR QX2694 2/9 BN WALLACE, Stephen Russ, Lieutenant, QX2694, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 28 January 1919, Palmwoods, Queensland. Enlisted 29 October 1939. Discharged 20 September 1945.
WARDROP, ND QX8057 2/15 BN WARDROP, Norman Dale, Private, QX8057, 2/15 Australian Infantry Battalion. Born 25 June 1919, Mackay, Queensland. Enlisted 20 May 1940. Discharged 7 November 1945.
WELCH, T NX25283 2/1 PIONEER BN WELCH, Thomas Bourke, Private, NX25283, 2/1 Pioneer Battalion. Born 2 November 1918, Kyogle, New South Wales. Enlisted 6 June 1940. Discharged 27 November 1945.  
WILLIAMS, WT QX5680 2/7 FIELD CO WILLIAMS, William Thomas, Sapper, QX5680, 2/7th Field Company. Born 24 March 1917, Cannon Hill, Queensland. Enlisted 26 May 1940. Discharged 10 November 1941.

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