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Richard Henry Gook

GOOK, Richard Henry- – – – – SPC 1911DoB:- – 1896, Bridgewater, VICFather:- – Albert Henry Gook, a butcherMother:- – Sarah Hannah, nee Redwood– Service No:– 620Rank:- – Private, TrooperUnit:- – 4th Light Horse BrigadeHenry Gook enlisted on 10 September 1914. He was a single man, aged 18 years and seven months. He was five…

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Frank William Giuliano

GIULIANO, Frank William- – – – SPC 1908-1911 DoB:- – 1899, Footscray, VIC Father:– – Giovanni (John) Giuliano, 215 Sturt St, Ballarat, a fruiterer Mother:– – Annette, nee Portelli Service No:– 799 Rank:- – Private Unit:– – 8th Machine Gun Company (M G Coy) Frank Giuliano enlisted on 26 April 1917, aged 21 years and…

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Bernard Edward Gibney

GIBNEY, Bernard Edward- – – – SPC 1906 DoB:– – 6 Jan 1887, Charlton, VIC Father:- – Bernard Gibney Mother:– – Mary, nee Murphy Bernard Gibney was a boarder from Charlton, Victoria. – Service No:- – 414 Rank:– – Lieutenant Unit:- – 9th Light Horse Bernard Gibney enlisted on 12 September 1914, at the age…

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Bernard Balfour Garrett

GARRETT, Bernard Balfour- – – – SPC 1909-1910 DoB:– – 1898, Hobart, TAS Father:- – Alfred William Mother:- – Ann Margaret, nee Butterworth Service No:- 19642 Rank:– – Private Unit:– – Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) Bernard Garrett enlisted on 2 February 1917. He was 18 years and 11 months old, five feet eight inches…

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Alfred Garrett

GARRETT, Alfred- – – – SPC 1909-1910 DoB:- – 8 October 1896, Buninyong, VIC Father:– – Edwin G Garrett Mother:- – Helen/Ellen Maria, nee Lye Alfred Garrett was a boarder at St Patrick’s. He was a keen debater, participating in the annual College debating competitions. He was also a gifted violinist. He obtained an Honourable…

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Noel Gambetta

GAMBETTA, Noel- – – – SPC 1912 DoB:– – 1898 Father:– – Christopher Leon Gambetta, Education Department Melbourne Mother:– – Margaret Ann, nee Grant Service No:– 99 Rank:– – Private Unit:- – 24th Battalion, HQ Signal Section Noel Gambetta enlisted in the AIF on 28 April 1915. He was a single man, aged 18 years…

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Roy Alexander Fregon

FREGON, Roy Alexander- – – – SPC 1909-1911 DoB:– – 1895, Bruthen, VIC Father:– – John James Francis Fregon Mother:- – Augustina, nee Hoppner Roy Alexander Fregon attended St Patrick’s College with his younger brother John -‘Jack’ (SPC 1909-1911). Roy was in the Commercial Class in 1911, where he came second in the exams, excelling…

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George Christian Fraser

FRASER, George Christian- – – – SPC 1897-1904 DoB:– – 1888, Sydney, NSW Father:– – Angus Fraser Mother:– – Mary George Fraser was a boarder at St Patrick’s. In the College Annual of 1916-1917, he was one of several Old Boys mentioned with regard to his service at war: -‘-¦Lieutenant George Fraser. Educated at SPC,…

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Reginald Thomas Franklin

FRANKLIN, Reginald Thomas- – – – SPC 1904-1906 DoB:- – 1891, Goulburn, NSW Father:– – James Thomas Franklin Mother:- – Alice M Reg Franklin was a boarder at St Patrick’s. Service No:- – 6518 Rank:– – Private, later Corporal, later Sergeant, later Lieutenant Unit:- – 28th Battalion Reginald Thomas Franklin enlisted on 27 March 1916…

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Thomas ‘Tom’ Gerald Fogarty

FOGARTY, Thomas -‘Tom’ Gerald- – – – SPC 1902 DoB:- – 1886, Cowwarr, VIC Father:- – Thomas William Fogarty Mother:– – Ellen, nee Doyle Thomas Fogarty was a boarder at St Patrick’s College for only one year, from Drouin, a small town in Gippsland Victoria. He was no relation to Christopher and Joseph Fogarty mentioned…

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