Moriac / Mt Moriac names

Anzac hatWilliam Muncie COUPER

Service No:    4376
Rank:             Private
Unit:               23rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement

Born 1888, Glasgow, Scotland
Son of James and Jane Couper from Moriac
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a butcher

William enlisted 20/07/1915 at Melbourne as a married man
He embarked for overseas 23/04/1916 from Melbourne on RMS Walwa
Served in France, England
Returned to Australia 19/2/1919

 

Anzac hat KIAAlbert Edward TOWNSEND

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Service No:    2193
Rank:             Private
Unit:               7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement

Born 1893, Longwarry
Son of William and Annie Townsend from Little River
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a railway official

Albert enlisted 18/03/1915 at Seymour as a single man
He embarked for overseas 17/06/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A62 Wandilla
Served in Egypt and Gallipoli
Killed in Action 8/8/1915

 

Anzac hatWilson  INDIAN

Service No:    3824
Rank:             Sapper
Unit:               No 4 Tunnelling Company and 1st Reinforcements (May 1916)

Born 1892, Stanhope, England
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Indian from Mt Moriac
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a boiler attendant

Wilson enlisted 21/02/1916 at Bendigo as a single man
He embarked for overseas 25/05/1916 from Melbourne on HMAT A69 Warilda
Served in France, England
Returned to Australia 10/1/1918

 

Anzac hatDaniel Edward McLAUGHLIN

Service No:    6814
Rank:             Private
Unit:               6th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement

Born 1874, Geelong
Son of Thomas and Eliza McLaughlin from Mt Moriac
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a farm Labourer

Daniel enlisted 23/05/1916 at Geelong as a single man
He embarked for overseas 25/10/1916 from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses
Served in England
Returned to Australia 4/5/1917

 

Anzac hatCharles Adolph TETAZ

Service No:    265
Rank:             Private
Unit:               21st Battalion, A Company

Born 1/1/1876, Mt Moriac
Son of Charles and Mary Tetaz from Deepdene
His occupation prior to enlistment was as a farmer

Charles enlisted 23/03/1915 at Colac as a single man
He embarked for overseas 10/05/1915 from Melbourne on HMAT A38 Ulysses
Served in France
Returned to Australia 23/3/1915

 

 

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