THE BELOW QLD POLICE NAMES NEED TO BE SEPARATED INTO THEIR OWN MEMORIAL PAGE AND EXPLORED – WHEN I HAVE TIME.

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  ?

Rank?

Stations?

Service:  From  ?  to  ?

Australian Imperial Force

Regiment:  ?

Enlisted:  ?

Service #  ?

Rank:  ?

Embarkation:  ?

Next of kin:  ?

Religion:  ?

Single / Married:  ?

Returned to Australia:  ?

Awards?

Born?

Died on?

Place of death?

Cause?

Age?

Funeral date?

Funeral location?

Buried at?

Memorial at?

? is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance
* NOT JOB RELATED

Funeral location:  ?

FROM THE VAULT – Lest we forget

When the first world war was announced, many Queensland Police officers heard the call and took leave to join the A.I.F.

Of those police officers who joined the war effort, thirty paid the ultimate price and did not return home. Today we remember their sacrifice.
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25 April 1915 – Private Patrick Moynihan, 9th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at the Dardanelles in Turkey.

2 May 1915 – Private David Bourke, 15th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, dies of wounds at Alexandria in Egypt.

3 May 1915 – Corporal William Hughes, 15th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, is KIA at the Dardanelles in Turkey.

7 May 1915- Private John Johnston, 15th battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable is Killed In Action at the Dardanelles in Turkey.

19 July 1915 – Private Robert Ritchie, 25th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, dies from illness while on active service at sea.

2 October 1915 – Private Phillip Vowles, 9th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, dies from illness while on active service in London.

15 October 1915 – Private Eugene Nugent, 25th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed in Action at the Dardanelles in Turkey.

22 November 1915 – Trooper John Christiansen, 5th Australian Light Horse, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at Gallipoli in Turkey.

25 July 1916 – Corporal Joseph Thompson, 9th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

26 July 1916 – Corporal Thomas Dedman, 12th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable is Killed In Action at Pozieres in France.

5 November 1916 – Sergeant George Dewhurst, 25th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at Pozieres in France.

5 November 1916 – Private William Bishop, 25th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as a Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

1 February 1917 – Sergeant Peter Mulvie, 15th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

3 May 1917 – Lance Corporal Archibald Curvey, 20th Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at Bullecourt in France.

10 September 1917 – Private Henry McLean, 1st Battalion Irish Guards, while on leave from his job as Constable is Killed In Action in Belgium.

22 September 1917 – Private John Graham D.C.M, 9th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, dies of wounds in Belgium.

12 October 1917 – Corporal Oswald Goodrich, 12th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in Belgium.

3 November 1917 – Lieutenant Patrick Devine, 9th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as a Constable, is Killed In Action in Belgium.

28 March 1918 – Sergeant John Warfield, 47th battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

30 March 1918 – Sergeant John Fitzgerald, 8th Brigade Australian Field Artillery, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

31 March 1918 – Sergeant Harry Wells, 26th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in Belgium.

19 April 1918 – Sergeant Walter Dumbrell, 41st Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at the Somme in France.

10 June 1918 – Lance Sergeant Frederick White, 25th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

20 June 1918 – Private David O’Donoghue, 9th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in France.

8 July 1918 – Private Thomas McGillycuddy, 45th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action at the Somme in France.

15 August 1918 – Corporal Claude Castree, 49th Battalion AIF, on leave from his job as Constable, is  Killed In Action in France.

9 September 1918 – Corporal John Herbert, 41 Battalion AIF, while on leave from his job as Constable, dies of wounds at the Somme in France.

25 September 1918 – Trooper Daryl Dodds, Australian Light Horse, while on leave from his job as Constable, is Killed In Action in Egypt.

12 October 1918 – Gunner Ernest Pastorelli, 156th Brigade RFA, on leave from his job as Constable, dies in a German Prisoner of War Camp.

21 November 1918 – Driver John Taylor, 38th Company Australian Service Corps, on leave from his job as a Constable, dies on Active Service in Egypt.

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This information has been supplied by the Queensland Police Museum from the best resources available at the time of writing. The Police Museum is open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 3pm on the last Sunday of the month (Feb-Nov) and is located on the Ground Floor of Police Headquarters at 200 Roma Street, Brisbane. Contact: E: museum@police.qld.gov.au

“Lest We Forget”  by the Queensland Police Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (BY) 2.5 Australia Licence. Permissions may be available beyond the scope of this licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/au/legalcode

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