1st Australian Pioneer Battalion

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2nd Lieutenant (929) James Maitland Wilson, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Eaglehawk, Victoira. A miner prior to enlistment, he was Killed in Action: 20 September 1917 at Ypres, Belgium, age 26. Buried Belgian Battery Corner, Cemetery II A 8.

2nd Lieutenant (929) James Maitland Wilson, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Eaglehawk, Victoira. A miner prior to enlistment, he was Killed in Action: 20 September 1917 at Ypres, Belgium, age 26. Buried Belgian Battery Corner, Cemetery II A 8.

3296 Private George Whitmore, 1st Australian Pioneer Battalion. Born: St. Kilda, Victoria. Died: KIA 25 April 1916 and buried Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, France.

Died: KIA 25 April 1916 and buried Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, France.

Studio portrait probably of 2353 Private (Pte) Alfred Edward Hancock, 11th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, of Darlimurla, Vic, aged 18. Pte Hancock enlisted on 30 August 1915 and embarked from ...

Studio portrait probably of 2353 Private (Pte) Alfred Edward Hancock, 11th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, of Darlimurla, Vic, aged 18. Pte Hancock enlisted on 30 August 1915 and embarked from ...

Studio portrait of 4127 Private Claude Harry William Allingham , 1st Pioneers of Fitzroy, Vic.  A gunsmith prior to his enlistment on 17 July 1915 he embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT ...

Studio portrait of 4127 Private Claude Harry William Allingham , 1st Pioneers of Fitzroy, Vic. A gunsmith prior to his enlistment on 17 July 1915 he embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT ...

A photo montage of descendants of the late Benjamin Rixon of Illawarra who served in the First World War. Benjamin Rixon was the son of convicts James Rixon, who arrived in New South Wales in 1798 ...

A photo montage of descendants of the late Benjamin Rixon of Illawarra who served in the First World War. Benjamin Rixon was the son of convicts James Rixon, who arrived in New South Wales in 1798 .

Studio portrait of unidentified Australian soldier of 1st Pioneer Battalion, captioned 'Jonah 1st Pioneer Battalion, killed 1917'.

Studio portrait of unidentified Australian soldier of 1st Pioneer Battalion, captioned 'Jonah 1st Pioneer Battalion, killed 1917'.

Studio portrait of 2657A Private (Pte) Waldemar Hendrig Mortensen from Petersham, NSW. A 26 year old labourer prior to enlisting as John Sydney Shaw on 14 June 1915, he embarked for overseas with ...

Studio portrait of 2657A Private (Pte) Waldemar Hendrig Mortensen from Petersham, NSW. A 26 year old labourer prior to enlisting as John Sydney Shaw on 14 June 1915, he embarked for overseas with ...

Colour patch : 1 Australian Pioneer Battalion, AIF

Colour patch : 1 Australian Pioneer Battalion, AIF

This guide focuses on Australians serving in World War 1. It also includes some information relevant to Great Britain, other Commonwealth nations and other combatant nations. There is a section on nurses and women's war occupations.

This guide focuses on Australians serving in World War 1. It also includes some information relevant to Great Britain, other Commonwealth nations and other combatant nations. There is a section on nurses and women's war occupations.

Barnard Norman Francis Watts : SERN LIEUT : POB Melbourne VIC : POE Melbourne VIC : NOK F Barnard Francis George Allman

Barnard Norman Francis Watts : SERN LIEUT : POB Melbourne VIC : POE Melbourne VIC : NOK F Barnard Francis George Allman

Photographed at the Dease Studio, 117 Barrack Street Perth WA Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia: 108561PD

Photographed at the Dease Studio, 117 Barrack Street Perth WA Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia:

Photographed at the Dease Studio, 117 Barrack Street Perth WA Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia: 108198PD

Photographed at the Dease Studio, 117 Barrack Street Perth WA Image courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia:

(Summary from Grave Secrets) 4294 Sergeant Ernest Edward Payne, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Kialla, Victoria. Enlisting on 31 July 1915, Payne saw service in France, being Mentioned in Despatches before returning to Australia on the 'Ceramic', arriving on 25 January 1919. Sergeant Payne passed away on 23 April 1974 and is buried at Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

(Summary from Grave Secrets) 4294 Sergeant Ernest Edward Payne, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Kialla, Victoria. Enlisting on 31 July 1915, Payne saw service in France, being Mentioned in Despatches before returning to Australia on the 'Ceramic', arriving on 25 January 1919. Sergeant Payne passed away on 23 April 1974 and is buried at Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

(Summary of text from Graves Secrets website). 1914/15 Star belonging to 734 Sergeant Andrew Carey, 5th Battalion and 1st Pioneer Battalion. Boer War veteran and holder of the Queen's South Africa Medal, Carey enlisted in D Coy, 5th Infantry Battalion on 17th August 1914, landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Saw action in France and Flanders including Sailly, Pozieres, Ypres and the Somme. Returned to Australia 4th October 1918.

(Summary of text from Graves Secrets website). 1914/15 Star belonging to 734 Sergeant Andrew Carey, 5th Battalion and 1st Pioneer Battalion. Boer War veteran and holder of the Queen's South Africa Medal, Carey enlisted in D Coy, 5th Infantry Battalion on 17th August 1914, landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Saw action in France and Flanders including Sailly, Pozieres, Ypres and the Somme. Returned to Australia 4th October 1918.

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