Honouree Dedication – Private Frederick William Thornton

On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 we honoured Private Frederick William Thornton at a Last Post Ceremony. Born in 1895 in Sydney, New South Wales, Frederick was a 21 year old butcher when he enlisted to the AIF – the Australian Imperial Forces – in Darwin in February 1916. On the…

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Honouree Dedication – Sapper Tom Sawyer

On Tuesday, 12 March 2019 we honoured Sapper Tom Sawyer at a Last Post Ceremony. Tom was born in 1886 in Somerset, England to mother Sarah Ann Sawyer. He was 39 years old working as a miner when he enlisted to the AIF – Australian Imperial Forces – in Darwin…

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Honouree Dedication – Sergeant Charles Franklyn Fuhrmann

On Tuesday, 26 February 2019 we honoured Sergeant Charles Franklyn Fuhrmann at a Last Post Ceremony. Born in 1879 in Drouin, Victoria, Charles was a 26 year old accountant who had been an employee of the NT Railway before enlisting to the AIF – the Australian Imperial Forces – in September…

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Honouree Dedication – CPL Sidney Ernest Greenwood

On Tuesday, 26 February 2019 we honoured Corporal Sidney Ernest Greenwood at a Last Post Ceremony. Sidney was born in December 1885 in Clare, South Australia. He was a 30 year old small business owner in Darwin when he paid his own passage to Townsville to enlist to the AIF –…

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Honouree Dedication – Private Walter John Styles

On Tuesday, 19 February 2019 we honoured Private Walter John Styles who gave his life for us, for our freedoms, and in the hope of a better world at a Last Post Ceremony. Walter was born in March 1890 in Darwin, Northern Territory, to Tom and Eleanor Styles. He was…

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