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Timothy Eucharia Reen

REEN, Timothy Eucharia- – – SPC 1908   DoB:- – 1893, Hamilton, VIC Father:- – Timothy Denis Reen Mother:- – Catherine, nee Murphy   Service No:- 4282 Rank:- – Private Unit:- – 5th Battalion   Tim Reen enlisted on 20 July 1915, aged 22 years and six months. He was five feet, three and a…

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Joseph Quinlan

QUINLAN, Joseph- – – – SPC 1894 DoB:- – 1882, Ballarat, VIC Father:- – John Quinlan Mother:- – Mary Ann, nee Pareer Service No:- 4911 Rank:- – Private Unit:- – 5th Battalion Joseph Quinlan enlisted in the AIF on 17 August 1915 at the age of 31 years and one month. He was a single…

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Theophilus Hunn Procter

PROCTER, Theophilus Hunn- – – – SPC 1905 DoB:- – 1886, Maryborough, VIC Father:- – Thomas Procter Mother:- – Elizabeth, nee Hunn Service No:- 1872 Rank:- – Driver Unit:- – 8th Battery Field Artillery Theophilus Procter enlisted on 17 August 1914, 20 days after war was declared. He was 27 years and nine months old,…

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Edward Percy Prendergast

PRENDERGAST, Edward Percy- – – SPC 1908 DoB:- – 20 August, 1893, Newlyn, VIC Father:- – Thomas Prendergast Mother:- – Catherine, nee Rush Edward Prendergast was a boarder at St Patrick’s College. He participated in the junior rowing and was one of the Junior Pair which came second in the College regatta of 1908. Service…

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Austin Nagle Podger

PODGER, Austin Nagle- – – – SPC 1908 DoB:- – 1893, Terang, VIC Father:- – Lachlan Andre Podger Mother:- – Mary Agnes, nee Prendergast – Service No:- 11873 Rank:- – Driver, later Corporal, later Sergeant Unit:- – 3rd Australian Divisional Supply Column, later known as Aust Mechanical Transport Coy Austin Podger enlisted on 14 July…

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Allan Payne

PAYNE, Allan- SPC- – – 1902-1909 DoB:- – 1892, Melbourne, VIC Father:- – George Payne, Jeweller, 104 Sturt Street, Ballarat VIC Mother:- – Nora, nee Fitzgerald Service No:- 268 Rank:- – Private, later Corporal Unit:- – 8th Battalion Allan Payne signed up for service on 24 August 1914, almost as soon as war was declared….

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Edmund Goulburn Pawson

PAWSON, Edmund Goulburn- – – SPC 1910-1911 DoB:- – 1894, Tallarook, VIC Father:- – Charles John Pawson Mother:- – Catherine Elizabeth, nee Crough Edmund and his brother, Charles, attended the College as day boys from Black Hill, Ballarat. Service No:- 2282 Rank:- – Private, Driver Unit:- – 10th Company Australian Army Service Corps (AASC) Edmund…

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Charles John Pawson

PAWSON, Charles John- – – SPC 1907-1909 DoB:- – 15 April, 1893, Trawool, VIC Father:- – Charles John Pawson Mother:- – Catherine Elizabeth, nee Crough Charles and his brother Edmund attended St Patrick’s College as day students, from 29 Chisholm Street, Black Hill, Ballarat. Charles successfully completed the Junior Public Examination in 1909, gaining a…

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Reginald ‘Reg’ Joseph O’Sullivan

O’SULLIVAN, Reginald -‘Reg’ Joseph- – – – SPC ? DoB:- – c1886, Beechworth, VIC Father:- – Cornelius Joseph O’Sullivan Mother:- – Mary Jane, nee McGrath The College Annual of 1916-1917 reported that – -‘Sgt, R J O’Sullivan, an old pupil, entered SPC about 1900, where he had a successful college career. He enlisted in June…

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James Reginald ‘Reg’ O’Neil

O’NEIL, James Reginald -‘Reg’- – – – SPC 1910-1911 DoB:- – 18 October 1895, Beaufort, VIC Father:- – Richard O’Neil Mother:- – Margaret, nee McMahon The College Annual of 1916-1917 noted that – -‘-¦ Private J Reginald O’Neil is an old SPC boy, and was employed as a clerk in the ES&A Bank at Ballarat…

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