Dora Creek World War I Honour Roll

Dora Creek World War I Honour Roll, with flag visibleDora Creek World War I Honour Roll, close upInside of Dora Creek Community Hall, where memorial is locatedDora Creek Community Hall, where memorial is located
Description

This wooden honour roll is approximately 3 feet wide and 3 feet tall and lists 39 veterans from the area who signed up for World War I.

Three of the veterans are listed as died: Private H Douglass and Private D White were killed in action and Private A Gardiner died of wounds received.

Six of the veterans listed are unable to be traced or identified with confidence from the Dora Creek area on the AIF and the NAA databases. For more information see Notes section on each veteran page.

It is to be noted that Dora Creek is not explicitly mentioned or named on the honour roll, but all veterans have links to the area.

The memorial can be found in the Dora Creek Community Hall.

Materials
  • Timber
Inscription

HONOUR ROLL

WW1, 1914-1918

[list of names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sapper C Bridgett First World War, 1914–18 2808 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 7th Light Horse Regiment Sinai - Palestine 1916 - 1918 view
M Briggs First World War, 1914–18 Australian Army Medical Womens' Service Australian Army Medical Core Sinai - Palestine 1916 - 1918 view
Sergeant A Buckley First World War, 1914–18 2441 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Divisional Ammunition Column Somme 1916 - 1917, Somme 1918 view
J Cooper First World War, 1914–18 view
Private L Davis First World War, 1914–18 2852 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 42nd Battalion Somme 1916 - 1917, Somme 1918 view
Private H Denniss First World War, 1914–18 93406 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) view
Corporal R Donaghy First World War, 1914–18 2347 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Pioneer Battalion Somme 1916 - 1917, Somme 1918 view
Sergeant G Douglass First World War, 1914–18 5497 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Brigade Field Artillery Somme 1916 - 1917, Somme 1918 view
Private H Douglass First World War, 1914–18 2085 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Battalion Gallipoli 1915 view
Private T Fitzsimmons First World War, 1914–18 3103 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Pioneer Battalion Somme 1916 - 1917, Somme 1918 view
Address
Dora Creek Community Hall
2 Doree Pl
Dora Creek NSW 2264
Local Government Area
  • Lake Macquarie, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location/surrounding area
Inside Dora Creek Community Hall
Location status
Unknown
Memorial type
  • Board/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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