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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Pte W J Pinkerton is on the right with a koala, 27 April 1915.  The soldier on the

left is unknown.  http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/DA08445


Pinkerton W         Pte    486    William John          24 Inf Bn    23    Electrician    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Corio St, 59   

Next of Kin:    Pinkerton, William, father, 59 Corio St, Ponds

Enlisted:    22 Mar 1915       

Embarked:     A14 Euripides 10 May 1915   


Pinkerton served as a sergeant, and returned to Australia in 1919.




Mentioned in this publication:

Sparkies at War, 1914-1918, by Ken Purdham, pp 96, 102 (pic), 103, 104,  105, 107, 113, 126.



War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

South Essendon Methodist Church

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded

Regimental Register

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