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Private Herbert Gibbs, a farmer from Darkan, WA, of the 28th Australian Infantry Battalion. Pte Gibbs was killed in action on 27 August 1916 at Pozieres, aged 20 years and 10 months.


Lance Corporal Robert Slessar killed in action 27 August 1916, Pozieres, Somme, WW1. Unit: 6th Field Company, Australian Engineers, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM ( HU 126538)


Lt Reginald William Harris killed in action 3 September 1916, Somme, WW1. Unit…

Lance Corporal William Gilbert Doherty killed in action 29/30 August 1916…


Private Bernard Hickey killed in action 1 September 1916, Somme, WW1. Unit: B-Company, 16th Battalion, 4th Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM ( HU 123316)

Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson - He was killed in March 1941 in the London Blitz while performing with his band, The West Indian Orchestra. Johnson, came to Britain from Guyana at age fifteen and was on his way to changing the British music industry. He was well-established throughout the UK due to his regular appearances on BBC radio and was famous when he died at age 26.


27 July 1916, Private Oliver A. Hellyer killed in action at Pozières, Somme. Unit: D Company, 18th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM


Private John Joseph Hodson died 4 August 1916, killed in action at Pozieres, Somme. Unit: 21st Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM

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