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VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

Somme, France

Nine South Africans, who served in Australian units, are commemorated on this memorial.

Private

Reginald James GENT

Son of Arthur and Edith Eliza Gent, of Trayning, Western Australia. Born at Mowbray, Cape Province, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

51st Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action in front Noreuil on the1st April 1917 - Age 22

Private

Cyril Alfred HECKRATH

Son of Edmund Walter and Bessie Heckrath. Husband of M. Maude Heckrath, of Bridport, Tasmania. Born in South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

26th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action at The Maze, near Eaucourt-l'Abbaye, Somme, on the 14th November 1916

Private

George Andrew HOWAT

Son of Andrew and Sarah Owen Howat. Born at Port Elizabeth, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

22nd Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action during the second battle of Bullecourt on the 3rd May 1917

Private

Edward Wayman HUBBARD

Son of Louis Alfred and Margaret Johanna Hubbard. Born at Wolseley, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

59th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action near Hamelet, Somme, on the 5th April 1918

Private

Robert ISACKSON

Son of Benard and Antonia Isackson, of 165, Flood St., Leichhardt, New South Wales. Born at Durban, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

33rd Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action in Lancer Wood (between Hangard and Marcelcave, Somme) on the 30th March 1918 - Age 31

Private

Lewis JOHNSTON

Son of James Johnston, of 15, Belgrade Rd., Kimberley, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

6th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action in Gueudecourt sector, Somme, on the 12th November 1916 - Age 25

Private

Joseph KELSALL

58th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action at Fromelles on the 15th July 1916, probably during a German raid.

Private

Reuben MARCUS

Son of Richard and Louisa Marcus, of "Queen Nethe", Seapoint, Cape Town, South Africa (source : C.W.G.C.).

31st Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action at Fromelles on the 21st July 1916

Private

Beryl James PRETIOUS

Son of Mr. W. J. and Mrs. S. Pretious, of Cape Town, South Africa. Born at Loughton, Essex, England (source : C.W.G.C.).

24th Battalion, Australian Infantry

Killed in action at Mouquet Farm on the 27th August 1916 - Age 30

 

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