|1. Memorial:||Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette||III. F. 18.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.139|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||32D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of William and Margaret Hannah Winterford; husband of Margaret B. Winterford, of Morlancourt, Annerley, Brisbane. Native of Pimpama, Queensland. Ranger/ Land Commissioner / Civil Servant.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 25/Australian Infantry, A.I.F.|
BEAN 19 May. 145. at&. on Morlancourt. 10-11 June 219 223.41;
|Action : The First Battles of the Somme 1918 and associated actions|
21 March - 4 July 1918. The Battles of the Somme in 1918 were mostly concerned with stemming the German advance which started in March 1918 and which made considerable gains in the Somme/Arras sector. Utilising surplus troops which had become available following the surrender of Russia after the October Revolution, the Germans gambled on a massive campaign that could win the war in the west before the USA could bring its resources to bear. Initial gains were in places spectacular but eventually dogged resistance coupled with supply problems and sheer exhaustion closed down the battle. Other attacks were launched along the front to probe the Allied defences but the same pattern of initial gains followed by stalemate prevailed. British casualties were almost 345,000.
Enlisted aged 42 in Jan 1916. Wounded 4/10/17, SW Thigh, Medical Board 17 Dec 17 adjusts to 'GSW of the upper side of the left thigh, entry in front, exit behind. No operation, no injury of bone or nerve. The wound has been healed a week, he can walk a mile'. EFFECTS LIST INC REGALIA Returns to France April 1918,
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Tyrian No. 1628 E.C.||Unknown|
|Joined :||St. George No. 1978 E.C.||Unknown|
|Joined :||Duke of Connaught No. 3358 E.C.||Queensland|
7th October 1908
4th November 1908
31st March 1909
He was recorded under St. George Lodge, but mother lodge is Tyrian. Also joined Duke of Connaught Lodge.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley