Born Antonio Denny Facenna (Hill is stepfathers name). Lied about age (was well over 40 years old) to enlist & hoped to see family in UK.
Tom was born in London, not Victoria.
One of two brothers in the battalion. Jack Russell was killed on the first day of battle. We are so grateful for their sacrifice.
John Malcolm Spears POW Presumed dead aboard Montevideo sinking
In memory of W.O. Fred Mountford, a Heritage Portrait Medal Frame has been added.
Grandmother Eliza -Jane Wheelhouse gave me Uncle Percy's medals. Contact me email@example.com would like some photos to attach medals
Arthur Guy Allen was my great uncle. During the first world war he joined the 5th light horse and fought at Gallipoli.
PERCY WAS MY MUM RUBYS BROTHER .I NEVER KNEW HIM . HAVE JUST FINISHED PUTTING HIS WAR HISTORY TOGETHER.
This great man was my uncle who I did not meet as I was not born until 1963. He will never, ever be forgotten. Thinking of you Frank. Gordon