Everdell William James

Service No. 2887  5th Light Horse 20th reinforcements

Born : 3RD November 1891 – Flagstone

Died : 1 December 1980

Buried : Woodhill Cemetery  ( 89 years 28 days)

Parents : Silas John and Mary Louisa Prudence nee Barnes

Enlisted :                   5th April 1916  Brisbane

Embarked :                 22nd July 1916 RMS Walwa from Sydney 

Armistice Day 1918 :   On Leave Egypt

Returned to Australia : 25th September 1919 Port Denison

Promoted Lance Corporal 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron 18th April 1818

Promoted Colonel 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron 4th February 1919.

Medals :      British War Medal        19494

                  Victory Medal              19006

Connection :  Pioneer Family Barnes

Memorials :   Beaudesert War Memorial                                                                              

                   Woodhill War Memorial 

                   Logan Village Museum Honour Roll.                                                                 

                   Virtual War Memorial Australia 

                   Discovering ANZACS National Library Australia 

                  The Soldiers & Nurses of the Beaudesert District in WW1 (1914-1919) David Mason