A Roll of Honour board outside the Memorial Chapel at Rabaul. The board contains the names of 40 ...

Accession Number P04713.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Gazelle Peninsula, Rabaul Area, Rabaul
Date made c 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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A Roll of Honour board outside the Memorial Chapel at Rabaul. The board contains the names of 40 members of the 26 Battalion (Logan and Albert Regiment) who died whilst serving in Bougainville and Rabaul during the Second World War. The names of those killed in action are: QX37335 Corporal (Cpl) Horace John Barker, 14 March 1945; NX154720 Private (Pte) Edward James Bourke, 5 March 1945; SX39305 Acting Corporal Gordon Robert Burton, 27 February 1945; WX36516 Lieutenant (Lt) John Winzar Compton, 14 March 1945; SX30415 Pte Lionel Edwin Coulter, 14 March 1945; Q138854 Pte Arthur Crone, 23 February 1945; NX25702 Pte Percy Edward Druhan, 6 March 1945; SX39037 Pte Graham Charles Dyer, 6 March 1945; VX113937 Pte Victor McDonald Ferguson, 15 March 1945; Q109090 Pte Allen Roy Fittler, 24 March 1945; NX155781 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) Leslie Gordon French, 5 June 1945; NX153002 Pte Andrew Matthew Graham, 19 May 1945; SX39147 Pte Brian Ralph Gregurke, 3 March 1945; WX22674 Pte Arthur Henry Neville Headland, 21 May 1945; NX8709 Warrant Officer Class 2 John Martin Kennedy, 5 June 1945; VX148500 Pte Hector Michael Laird, 18 July 1945; QX55804 Cpl Victor Henry Lewis, 26 May 1945; DX861 Major William Donald Matthew, 7 June 1945; Q31228 Pte David John Meiers, 23 February 1945; VX93483 Pte Victor Raymond Murphy, 22 March 1945; QX51799 Pte Terence McAtee, 14 March 1945; NX192323 Pte William Murdock McQuarrie, 25 February 1945; QX36467 Pte Leslie Lawrence Maitland Peff, 6 June 1945; QX44477 Pte Ernest Joseph Setter, 5 June 1945; QX54167 Pte Vincent Edward Smith, 27 February 1945; QX53857 Pte Roy Colin Sorensen, 29 May 1945; Q266166 Pte Euripides Souris, 27 February 1945; QX43762 Cpl Ernest Victor Ian Yates, 18 May 1945. Those who died of wounds: QX52947 Sgt Ian Fitzgerald Alford, 1 March 1945; QX60338 Pte Thomas Beattie, 27 May 1945; SX31225 Pte Thomas Graham Brady, 1 March 1945; NX143839 Pte Robert George Cooksey, 25 May 1945; QX45359 Sgt Howarde Edwin Neelssen, 14 June 1945; QX50768 Sgt Andrew James Rodgers, 7 March 1945; Q109179 Cpl Leonard Eustace Scott, 7 March 1945; WX26214 Pte Leslie Harold Smith, 7 January 1945. Died of illness: QX60241 L Cpl George James Coles, 30 March 1945. Accidental deaths: V281113 Pte Eric Wilberforce Gardner, 24 September 1945; SX39071 Pte Mervyn Colin Conrad Traeger, 2 March 1945.