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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

School Sports & Physical Training Display – 7 December 1918

Just because the war had ended didn't mean that the work of the local patriotic organisations was finished. In all probability,  preparations for the Combined Schools Sports and Demonstration advertised in the Port Melbourne Standard newspaper on 30 November 1918 would have been well advanced before the Armistice was signed but even so there was good reason to hold the event…

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Edwards, John Andrew (1334)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 23 years 4 months Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 29 September 1914 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 1334            view online service record Address: 38 Studley Street Abbotsford, VIC Next of Kin: Mary Ann Edwards (mother) 38 Studley Street Abbotsford, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Monday, 1 February 1915 Ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray A46 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion - 2nd Reinforcements Fate: RTA: Monday, 5 July…

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Elliott, William Henry (2257)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 25 years 10 months Enlistment Details: Thursday, 13 May 1915 - Broadmeadows, VIC Service Number: 2257            view online service record Address: 5 Anderson Street Clifton Hill, VIC Next of Kin: Catherine O'Donnell (sister) 5 Anderson Street Clifton Hill, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Thursday, 17 June 1915 Ship: HMAT Wandilla A62 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion - 6th Reinforcements Fate: KIA: Sunday, 8 August…

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Freame, Edmund (1342) aka Tom

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 21 years 10 months Enlistment Details: Monday, 26 October 1914 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 1342            view online service record Address: 233 Rouse Street Port Melbourne, VIC Next of Kin: Edmund Freame (father) 233 Rouse Street Port Melbourne, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Tuesday, 2 February 1915 Ship: HMAT Clan McGillivray A46 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion - 2nd Reinforcements Fate: KIA: Thursday, 20…

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Lynch, Philip John (155)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC Age: 22 years 8 months Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 22 February 1916 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 155            view online service record Address: 4 Clay Street Port Melbourne, VIC Next of Kin: James Lynch (father) 4 Clay Street Port Melbourne, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Saturday, 27 May 1916 Ship: HMAT Ascanius A11 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion Fate: KIA: Thursday, 4 October 1917 Place: Belgium Awards: MM Brother: David…

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Power, Michael John (6064)

Place of Birth: Carlton, VIC Age: 24 years 10 months Enlistment Details: Friday, 11 February 1916 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 6064            view online service record Address: 21 Ross Street Port Melbourne, VIC Next of Kin: James Power (father) 21 Ross Street Port Melbourne, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Friday, 28 July 1916 Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion - 19th Reinforcements Fate: KIA: Tuesday, 2 January 1917 Place:…

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Ryan, Charles (4767)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 36 years 5 months Enlistment Details: Saturday, 4 March 1916 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 4767            view online service record Address: 21 Bridge Street Port Melbourne, VIC Next of Kin: Bridget Ryan (wife) 21 Bridge Street Port Melbourne, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Tuesday, 4 April 1916 Ship: HMAT Euripides A14 Port: Melbourne, VIC Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion - 12th Reinforcements Fate: KIA: Sunday, 1 September…

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Thompson, John Thomas (3486)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 26 years 9 months Enlistment Details: Monday, 5 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 3486            view online service record Address: 203 Albert Street Port Melbourne, VIC Next of Kin: Mrs E Thomas (mother) 203 Albert Street Port Melbourne, VIC Embarkation Details: Date: Monday, 11 October 1915 Ship: HMAT Nestor A71 Port: Adelaide, SA Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion - 11th Reinforcements Fate: KIA: Thursday, 4…

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