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McNAUGHTON William Charles

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
Service Number 204
Rank Private
Roll 22 Infantry Battalion (May 1915)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 10thMay 1915
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Ulysses A38
Age 23 years
Birth Place 1891, Swan Reach, Victoria
Father Archibald Kirk McNaughton, Berwick, Victoria
Mother Mary Teresa (McDonald) McNaughton
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Driver
Residence Beaconsfield PO, Victoria
Enlisted 27thJanuary 1915
Height 5 feet, 9 inches
Complexion Fresh; Eyes- Brown; Hair- Brown