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           <h1>Welcome to [[BirtwistleWiki]]</h1><h4>'''Our Contribution''' is a place to discover people from the Armadale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, and Gosnells districts who served in the [[World_War_One|Great War 1914-1918]], and World War Two. While our '''Cemeteries''' section allows you to search the cemeteries in Armadale and learn about the people buried there.</h4><br />
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           <h1>Welcome to [[BirtwistleWiki]]</h1><h4>'''Our Contribution''' is a place to discover people from the Armadale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, and Gosnells districts who served in the [[World_War_One|Great War 1914-1918]], and those from the Armadale district who served during [[:Category:Soldier_ww2|World War Two]]. The stories of the World War II personnel will be upgraded as the Australian Archives digitise their records. The '''[[:Category:Saint_Mary-in-the-Valley_Cemetery|Cemeteries]]''' section allows you to search cemeteries in Armadale and learn about the people buried there.</h4><br />
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So far there are [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles and this number is growing as more information becomes available. If you would like to make a contribution or correct some facts then please [[Contact|contact us]]
 
So far there are [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles and this number is growing as more information becomes available. If you would like to make a contribution or correct some facts then please [[Contact|contact us]]
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  <div class="small-4 large-4 columns">[[Image:Goodbye_Uncle_PH224.jpg|300px|link=World War One]]<br />View [[World_War_One|World War One]] soldiers, nurses, sailors, and browse occupations, fates, and other details.</div>
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  <div class="small-4 large-4 columns">[[Image:Axford_Wally.jpg|300px|link=World_War_Two]]<br />View [[World_War_Two|World War Two]] service personnel. ''Please note all stories in this section are currently being worked on. We would value any information that you can provide to make our stories more complete''.</div>
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  <div class="small-4 large-4 columns">[[Image:Thomas_Marshall_Grave.jpg|300px|link=Category:Saint_Mary-in-the-Valley_Cemetery]]<br />View [[:Category:Saint_Mary-in-the-Valley_Cemetery|Saint Mary-in-the-Valley Cemetery]]. ''Please note this section is currently being worked on.''</div>
Image:Goodbye Uncle PH224.jpg|link=category:soldier|''[[:Category:Soldier|View Soldiers]]'' (Goodbye Uncle)
 
Image:British Ambulance Train.jpg|link=category:hospitals|''[[:Category:Hospitals|View Hospitals]]'' (Interior of a ward on a British Ambulance Train in France)
 
Image:Roleystone full.jpg|link=category:Monuments_and_memorials|''[[:Category:Monuments_and_memorials|View Monuments and Memorials]]'' (Roleystone Honour Board)
 
Image:Martin_Alice_Maud.jpg|link=category:Nurses|''[[:Category:Nurses|View Nurses]]'' (Alice M Martin Served 1st Australian General Hospital)
 
Image:Lewis Reginald Peter 2.jpg|link=category:Serpentine-Jarrahdale|''[[:Category:Serpentine-Jarrahdale|View Serpentine-Jarrahdale District]]'' (Reginald P Lewis, KIA 29 August 1916)
 
Image:Aspinall_George.jpg|link=category:Armadale-Kelmscott|''[[:Category:Armadale-Kelmscott|View Armadale-Kelmscott District]]'' (George H Aspinall. Served in the 16th Battalion.)
 
Image:McGillivray Catherine Ann.jpg|link=category:Gosnells|''[[:Category:Gosnells|View Gosnells District]]'' (Catherine Ann McGillivray, Nurse from Gosnells)
 
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  <h1>Main Categories</h1>
 
<p>View alphabetical listings of all soldiers, nurses, and sailors in the BirtwistleWiki.</p>
 
* [[:Category:Soldier|Soldiers]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Soldier}})
 
* [[:Category:Nurses|Nurses]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Nurses}})
 
* [[:Category:Sailors|Sailors]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Sailors}})
 
* [[:Category:Remained in Australia|Remained in Australia]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Remained in Australia}})
 
* [[:Category:Post WW1|Moved to Area Post WWI]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Post WW1}})
 
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<h1>Social Categories</h1>
 
<p>Focusing on pre-war life, social groupings, and associated districts these categories help to give a picture of the community.</p>
 
* [[:Category:Occupation|Occupations]]
 
* [[:Category:Religion|Religion]]
 
* [[:Category:Birth Place|Birth Place]]
 
* [[:Category:Indigenous Australian|Indigenous Australians]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Indigenous Australian}})
 
* [[:Category:Post WW1|Moved to Area Post WWI]]
 
* [[:Category:Armadale-Kelmscott|Armadale-Kelmscott District]]
 
* [[:Category:Serpentine-Jarrahdale|Serpentine-Jarrahdale District]]
 
* [[:Category:Gosnells|Gosnells District]]
 
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<h1>War Related Categories</h1>
 
<p>These categories look at life during the war, tracking movements, wounds, and deaths.</p>
 
* [[:Category:WIA|Wounded In Action]]
 
* [[:Category:Deaths|Deaths]]
 
* [[:Category:POW|Prisoners of War]]
 
* [[:Category:Remained in Australia|Remained in Australia]]
 
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<h1>Group Categories</h1>
 
<p>Many soldiers travelled together, fought together, and were remembered together. This is a great starting place to look at the interactions between soldiers.</p>
 
* [[:Category:AIF Units|AIF Units]]
 
* [[:Category:Ships|Ships]] ({{PAGESINCAT:Ships}})
 
* [[:Category:Camps|Camps]]
 
* [[:Category:Hospitals|Hospitals]]
 
* [[:Category:Medals|Medals]]
 
* [[:Category:Monuments and memorials|Monuments and Memorials]]
 
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Latest revision as of 04:13, 15 October 2019

Welcome to BirtwistleWiki

Our Contribution is a place to discover people from the Armadale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, and Gosnells districts who served in the Great War 1914-1918, and those from the Armadale district who served during World War Two. The stories of the World War II personnel will be upgraded as the Australian Archives digitise their records. The Cemeteries section allows you to search cemeteries in Armadale and learn about the people buried there.



So far there are 2,221 articles and this number is growing as more information becomes available. If you would like to make a contribution or correct some facts then please contact us

Goodbye Uncle PH224.jpg
View World War One soldiers, nurses, sailors, and browse occupations, fates, and other details.
Axford Wally.jpg
View World War Two service personnel. Please note all stories in this section are currently being worked on. We would value any information that you can provide to make our stories more complete.
Thomas Marshall Grave.jpg
View Saint Mary-in-the-Valley Cemetery. Please note this section is currently being worked on.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.