top of page

Private 4113

24th Battalion

Miner's Rest Ballarat, Victoria

His wife, Mrs. Jane Garvie of Mardan, later "Elmo" Inlet Road Leongatha.

Melbourne on 15/11/1915

Age 26 years 7 months, 6'3", 183 pounds, grey eyes dark brown hair



He died on 19/11/1916, of wounds received on 14/11/1916, at Gamieres near Rouen

Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen

He was from the Mardan area

He is on the Koorooman East Honour Roll
He attended Mardan South School
15/11/15 He enlisted
7/3/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Wiltshire
9/8/16 He proceeded to France via Rollestone.
29/8/16 He was taken on strength in France
14/11/16 He was wounded in action wounded in leg and thigh
16/11/16 He transferred to the ambulance train
17/11/16 He was reported very ill in Rouen
His effects were: �
A photo, cards letters wallet belt, pipe, notebook, 2 metal brooches, knife, testament, cap, pouch, badge, small metal cross with stones and 7 coins

A second parcel, 3 knitted squares, kit bag handle, pouch pipe, brush and handkerchief

Mrs. Garvie wrote from Mardan South asking for a certificate of death
22/6/22 Mrs. Garvie received a plaque 22/6/22
Mrs. Garvie sent stamps worth 5/- to cover the cost of 2 photos of his grave. She is later informed that the photos are 3/- each.
22/2/23 Mrs. Garvie received The British War Medal 26/5/24
Eventually she received all medals



Place of Birth:

Next of Kin:

Date & Place of Enlistment:

Physical Details on Enlistment:



Date & Place of Death:

Location of Grave or Memorial:

Relationship to Woorayl Shire:

Military & Other History:

GARVIE, William Ernest

bottom of page