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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Oliver Debney as a youthful fireman in 1909  of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Flemington

branch in Wellington St, Flemington. Courtesy of the SLV Collection http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/69710

Thank you to John Dickie for drawing this photo to my attention.


Debney O K    Pte  1051    Oliver King           4 & 5 Mobile Vet Sect    25    Manager    Single    C of E

Address:    Flemington, Mt Alexander Rd, 33   

Next of Kin:    Debney, A, Mrs, mother, 33 Mt Alexander Rd, Flemington   

Enlisted:    16 Dec 1916       

Embarked:     A11 Ascanius 11 May 1917  



Mr. O. K. Debney.
A returned soldier of the last war, Mr. Oliver K. Debney died on Wednesday at 31 Lucknow-street, Ascot Vale. He was a senior examiner of munitions. His father, the late Thomas Debney, was well known in the leather tanning  trade at Flemington. The funeral, which will be conducted by Nelson Bros., will arrive at Fawkner Crematorium at 2.30 this afternoon. Deceased leaves a wife, one son and three daughters.
OBITUARY (1944, August 11). The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), , p. 2. Retrieved May 26, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206010932



War Service Commemorated

Flemington State School


Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

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