• Where Heroes Lie At Herbertshohe (Papua New Guinea)

The grave with the railing is that of Captain B. C, Pockley (Sydney). The other crosses mark the last resting places of G. V. Williams, H. C. Willans, and Henry Street. On the slab of Captain Pockley’s grave lies a Laurel Wreath. Sydney Mail Wednesday 19 April, 1916. The information below regarding the three mentioned Royal Australian Navy personnel is extracted from the Australian War Memorial Roll Of Honour database, and Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force. 294. Able Seaman. William George Vincent Williams – Royal Australian Navy Died of wounds, 11 September, 1914, at Rabaul, Gazelle Peninsula, New Pomerania, Bismarck Archipelago, German New Guinea. Image from the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour database. 369. Able Seaman. Herbert Charles Willans – Royal Australian Navy Died of illness, 24 December, 1914, at Kokopo, Gazelle Peninsula, New Pomerania, Bismarck Archipelago, German New Guinea. 419. Able Seaman. Henry William Street – Royal Australian Navy Killed in action. 11 September 1914, at Rabaul, Gazelle Peninsula, New Pomerania, Bismarck Archipelago, German New Guinea. Image from the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour database.
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