Walkerston State School Honour Board

Location: Walkerston State School Administration Block, Dutton Street, Walkerston.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council
Year Constructed: post 1945
Type of Construction:   Silky Oak Timber
War: 1939-1945
Names: 19 (all died during war.)
History:  This honour board list the names of past students from the school who died during the Second World war.
Information Sources:  
Walkerston State School Honour Board, September 2006. (Glen Hall Collection)

WALKERSTON STATE SCHOOL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

WORLD WAR II

NAMES OF FALLEN

Name recorded Identified as  
R.G. BAKER BAKER, Ronald George, Private, QX13247, 2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps, enlisted 12 July 1940, Died of Illness whilst P.O.W., 1 October 1943, Burma.
W. BAKER BAKER, William John, Sergeant, 405670 (RAAF), 27th Operational Training Unit R.A.F., enlisted 24 May 1941, Accidental Death, 20 November 1942, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
A.J. BOVEY BOVEY, Allen Robert, Gunner, QX18776, 2/15th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, enlisted 10 July 1941, Died of Illness while P.O.W., 24 April 1945, Sandakan, Borneo.
E.J. BOWKETT BOWKETT, Edwin James, Private, QX12062, 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 24 June 1940, Presumed Dead at Sea while P.O.W., 13 September 1944, South China Sea.
N. CHRISTIE CHRISTIE, Neil McNaughton, Corporal, QX8389, 2/3 Ordnance Store Company, Australian Army Ordnance Corps, enlisted 16 June 1940, Died of Illness while P.O.W., 5 June 1945, Borneo.
D.N. CULLEN CULLEN, David Neil, Sergeant, 405723 (RAAF), 7 Service Flight Training School, enlisted 25 May 1941, Killed in Flying Accident, 26 August 1942, Wanganella, New South Wales.   
T.R. DENT DENT, Terence Roy, Flight Sergeant, 425617 (RAAF), 463 Squadron, enlisted 25 April 1942, killed in Flying Accident, 31 August 1944, United Kingdom.
L.C. DORWARD DORWARD, Leslie Clement (DFC), (MID), Flying Officer, 404174 (RAAF), 97 Squadron R.A.F., enlisted 21 June 1940, Killed in Action (Flying Battle), 5 October 1942, Germany. 
A.J.ELWORTHY ELWORTHY, Alan James, Private, QX33560(Q130620), 15th Battalion, Australian Infantry, enlisted 16 December 1941, Killed in Action, 26 December 1944, Bougainville Island.  
H. GLEN GLEN, Harry James, Lance Corporal, QX8398, 2/25th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 16 June 1940, Died of Injuries, 4 September 1942, At sea off Townsville, Queensland.
G. HALPIN HALPIN, Geoffrey, Engineer Officer, (Merchant Navy), S.S. Faraday, Missing presumed killed, 26 March 1941, English Channel.  
T.J. HOWARD HOWARD, Thomas Jackson, Private, Q42294, 49th Battalion, Australian Military Forces, enlisted 3 March 1941, Died of Illness, 29 August 1942, Papua New Guinea.  
J. KELLY KELLY, John Patrick (Jack), Private, QX18710, 2/12th Battalion, Australian Infantry, enlisted 15 May 1941, Killed in Action, 1 January 1943, Buna, Papua New Guinea.
W. KERR KERR, William Joseph (Billy), Private, QX25924, 14 Garrison Battalion, Australian Infantry, enlisted 8 January 1942, Death Cause unknown, 24 May 1942, Woombye, Queensland.  
K.A. McCOLL (not positively identified)  
J. REASTON REASTON, Vivian James, Private, Q270857, 58/59th Battalion, Australian Infantry, enlisted 30 April 1943, Killed in Action, 9 June 1945, Bougainville Island.
G.M. SMITH SMITH, Geoffrey George Minchin, Pilot Officer, 426848 (RAAF), 105th Operational Training Unit, R.A.F., enlisted 14 August 1942, Accidentally Killed, 29 April 1945, England.  
W. WADE WADE, William John, Private, QX18808, 2/26th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 28 August 1941, Missing presumed Dead, 11 February 1942, Malaya.  
L. WORK WORK, Lennie Robert, Private, QX18775, 2/9th Australian Infantry Battalion, enlisted 3 July 1941, Killed in Action, 23 December 1942, Papua New Guinea.  

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