Walter William Dumbrell (July 1883 – 19 April 1918)

Walter William Dumbrell was born in July 1883, to David and Jane (neé Blake, from Port Macquarie) Dumbrell in Galston, NSW. The family had six children, George Alfred Stephen, Ethel Jane, Albert D, Myrtle Jessie Cornelia, Alma Irene Blake and Walter William. The Dumbrells belonged to the Church of England. The Second Boer War (1899-1902) [...]

Arthur Albert Bock (10 September 1883 – 11 May 1966)

Arthur Albert Bock was born on 10 September 1883 in Bendley, South Australia to Australian-born Gottlieb Reinhold Bock and Johanne Caroline Shilling. His mother’s family, Johann Gottfried and Anna Rosina Lange, immigrated from Brandenburg, Prussia. (Netherlands, Genealogie Online Trees Index, 1000-2015) Arthur came from a large Protestant family. He had an older brother, Ernest Theodore, [...]

Patrick (Joseph) Devine (17 March 1886 – 03 November 1917)

Patrick Devine was born into a large Roman Catholic family on 17 March 1886 in Skeaghvasteen, Kilkenny, Ireland. According to the Census of Ireland 1901, he lived with his parents, Patrick (55) and Elizabeth, or Eliza, (50), his grandmother Mary, who was 82 at the time, seven siblings (out of nine) and a young niece, Eliza [...]