Tag Archives: Euroa

Private William John BEATON

William John BEATON was a first cousin of my maternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Ann PIKE (1847-1933). He was born in Euroa, Victoria in 1877, first son, the third of ten children of Peter and Catherine BEATON. William enlisted as a Private, service number 1912, on the 15th of January 1915.   He was 35 years of age, …

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The Saxon boys from Euroa WW1

Kylie says “There are over 150 soldiers from the Euroa District cited in this book. A list is available below or simply click on the pdf book link on Kylie’s blog and search the document. There is also an index at the rear of the book. Search by Surname as soldiers often are referred to either by …

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Private Archibald Thomas Morgan

Archibald Thomas Morgan was born on the 27th of December 1895 at Euroa, Victoria, Australia, the eldest son of Thomas Fitzherbert Morgan 2nd and Sarah nee McNay.  He was the first cousin of my maternal grandmother, Daisy Fleming nee Morgan. Archie enlisted at Seymour into the 7th Battalion A.I.F, C Company regimental number 370, on the 18th of …

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The Saxon boys – by Harold Shipston

Cousin Harold Shipston has been doing an amazing job of researching and recording information about the Saxon boys of Euroa.  They were the grandsons of our common ancestor, Isabella Pike – Harrison – Garrett (nee Beaton).  Isabella was my ggg grandmother and she was Harold’s gg grandmother. Harold writes so well and I was thrilled …

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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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