Tag Archives: Anzac

Private John Michael Crooke

John Michael Crooke enlisted in the A.I.F at Victoria Barracks, New South Wales on the 11th of September 1916.   He joined the 36th Battalion. John had served for 6 months in the Citizen Forces.  His postal address given was 56 Taylor Street, Annandale, Sydney, NSW. John was 21 years and 1 month old and …

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Private George Forsyth

My contribution to the  2013 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge   by the Auckland Libraries’ Kintalk Whānau Kōrero: family history blog    This is a re-post of my tribute to George Forsyth who enlisted in the 47th Infantry Battalion of the Australian Imperial Forces on the 24th of January 1916.  His rank was Private, service number 1654. On …

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Private William John Pike Morgan

William John Pike Morgan, my nana Daisy’s “cousin Willie” was born at Euroa, Victoria on the 13th of May 1897.  This photo is in her photo album. Private William John Pike Morgan was in the 14th Battalion, service No 893 This photo was given to my great grandparents, Thomas and Ada Morgan  (nee Hulme). Written …

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