ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 204
In 1920 William married Elizabeth Fanny Yeoman at Bowenvale Victoria (VBDM Reg no 11615). They had four children, Hugh, Mary Ellen, William Ellis and Alan John.
South Bourke and Mornington Journal (13th May 1915)
Private M McNaughton who is serving with the Expeditionary Forces was entertained at a Valedictory Social evening here on Tuesday night and presented with a wristlet watch, a silver cigarette case, and a wallet. Mr Adams made the presentation and was supported by Mr Bragg and Mr E Williams. A most enjoyable dance followed.”
Berwick Shire News (1st December 1915)
“Pte M McNaughton of Beaconsfield, who came over from Egypt as a guard on one of the ships carrying sick and wounded men, has gone back again. This time he takes his brother Hughie with him.”
Returned to Australia on the 26thMay 1919. Discharged on the 25thJuly 1919.
Died in 1944 at Yarram, Victoria. Buried in 1944 at Yarram, Victoria.
|Name||McNAUGHTON, William Charles|
|Roll||22 Infantry Battalion (May 1915)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Ship||HMAT Ulysses A38|
|Birth Place||1891, Swan Reach, Victoria|
|Father||Archibald Kirk McNaughton, Berwick, Victoria|
|Mother||Mary Teresa (McDonald) McNaughton|
|Residence||Beaconsfield PO, Victoria|
|Height||5 feet, 9 inches|
|Complexion||Fresh; Eyes- Brown; Hair- Brown|