A photograph of the Lang Lang Roll of Honour for the First World War, to commemorate men from the ...

Accession Number P02609.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A photograph of the Lang Lang Roll of Honour for the First World War, to commemorate men from the town who went to war. Note there is no end date for the war, indicating that the Roll of Honour was created before the end of the war. It reads "For King & Country" at the top, and "1914 Lang Lang Roll of Honour 19". It also lists the names of men indicating with a star (*) if they had "fallen" (were killed) or with a cross (+) if they were wounded. The names are: M Ridgeway (wounded) [believed to be 449 Sergeant (Sgt) Mark Ridgway, 22nd Battalion]; F. L. Keighery (killed) [445 Private Frank Keighery, killed in action at Gallipoli on 11 September 1915]; G Prickett [possibly 13338 Captain (Chaplain) George Prickett]; W C Tibballs [1351 Sgt Willie Grey Cornelius Tibballs, 9th Light Horse Regiment]; W P Cole [3629 Driver William Preston Cole, 5th Division Artillery Headquarters]; H Proud [2423 Pte Hector Baldwin Proud, 24th Battalion]; R E Prowd (wounded) [2658 Pte Ralph Edward Prowd, 8th Battalion]; G J Gay [possibly 1474 John Phillip McCandle Gay, 4th Light Horse Regiment from Lang Lang]; H A S Wiseman (wounded) [13369 Pte Harold Arthur Scenley Wiseman, 12th Field Ambulance]; A Cuthbert [5956 Pte Alan Brooklyn Cuthbert, 24th Battalion]; W Cam (killed) [1330 Gunner William Cam, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action in Belgium on 25 September 1917]; W T Collis; W Onley; F. J. Pickett [6328 Pte Francis John Pickett, 5th Battalion]; J H Sheers [20342 Cpl John Henry Sheers, 8th Field Artillery Brigade]; C S Sheers [20341 Driver Cecil Stanley Sheers, 8th Field Artillery Brigade]; F Nicol; R A Gay [1479 Pte Rupert Alfred Gay, 4th Light Horse Regiment]; C R G Cole [1123 Pte Charles Robert Graham Cole, 31st Battalion]; H N Cole [3120 Driver Hector Norman Cole, Australian Remounts]; P J Post [294 Pte Peter James Post, 3rd Pioneer Battalion]; A A Le Roux (killed) [19993 Gunner Albert Arthur LeRoux, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds in Belgium on 27 September 1917]; G Ridgeway [22974 Gunner George Ridgway, MM, 8th Field Artillery Brigade]; W A Ridgeway [978 Pte William Alfred Ridgway, 8th Battalion]; A Goudie (wounded) [Second Lieutenant Alexander Goudie, 31st Battalion]; L C A Hunt (killed) [5597 Pte Leslie Clement Arthur Hunt, 22nd Battalion, killed in action in France on 3 May 1917]; J A Whitehead; A Alloway (killed) [5538 Pte Alexander Alloway, 22nd Battalion, killed in action in Belgium on 19 May 1918]; A Haysom [13952 Pte Archibald Haysom, MM, 14th Field Ambulance]; R J Gray [1478 Pte Robert John Gray, 4th Light Horse Regiment]; P R Le Roux (killed) [5856 Pte Prosper Reginald Victor Le Roux, 24th Battalion, killed in action in Belgium on 4 October 1917]; A W McMillan [Lieutenant Alexander Walton McMillan, 3rd Division Artillery]; W Steen [298 Pte William Gordon Steen, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion]; A Steen [1964 Pte Arthur Walter Steen, 58th Battalion]; R Gay [5356 Pte Robert Gay, 23rd Battalion]; E H Stanlake [30439 Driver Edward hill Stanlake, 6th Field Artillery Brigade]; M J A O'Keefe [3591 Sapper Mathew John Allen O’Keefe, 29th Battalion]; C. Keighery [340 Pte Christopher Keighery, 5th Machine Gun Battalion]; A H Whelan [341 Pte Herbert Allan Whelan, 5th Machine Gun Battalion];V E Wilson [1289 Pte Vernon Everard Wilson, 6th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps]; A A Patullo [31500 Pte Abraham Alfred Patullo, 15th Light Trench Mortar Battery]; E Crosse [6975 Pte Edwin George Crosse, 7th Battalion]; T E Arthur [6951 Pte Thomas Edward Arthur, 7th Battalion]; C R Shugg [688 Pte Clifford Roydon Shugg, 1st Machine Gun Battalion]; J A Baker [6763 Pte James Alexander Baker, 22nd Battalion]; E T Ritchie; J Smythe (killed); and D P Bourke (killed) [5758 Pte Daniel Patrick Bourke, 14th Battalion, killed in action in Belgium on 11 June 1917].

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