Embroidered Signatures ProjectFallen Heroes Sep 21st 1918: Cloth

East Torrens Historical Society
Adelaide Hills
Miss Berryman
82cm x 83cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1900-1929 Early)/1918
ID Number
Back Stitch,Cable Chain Stitch,Chain Stitch,Cloths,Satin Stitch,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

White cotton cloth with an embroidered map of Australia containing lists of names of servicemen with their ranks. Crossed flag motifs are worked above and below the map. Other text includes "Fallen Heroes Sept 21st 1918; Norton Summit, Ashton, Basket Range, Cherryville and the word 'Day'". Red, blue and beige cotton thread and beige silk thread have been used. Stitches include cable chain, chain, stem, back and satin. Some names are followed by orders or decorations eg MM Military Medal, DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal. AMC may be Australian Medical Corp. Unable to identify the significance of R.

Theme and Purpose

World War I. Fundraiser. Fundraiser for the war effort. The cloth was embroidered by Miss Berryman.


Below are the names that have been transcribed from this object. Multiple instances of a name on one object is indicated by a bracketed number after the name. A name in bold appears on other objects. Click these names to see the other objects.

Allmond, C (Pte)

Allmond, C (Pte) (2)

Allmond, L C (Pte)

Atkins, C (Pte)

Barnett, H F (Pte)

Bayant, G (Lieut)

Beauchamp R, M R (Pte)

Beauchamp, A G (Pte)

Bell, Eric (Pte)

Birch R, G J (Pte)

Bishop MM, A N (Temp Sgnt)

Bishop R, A H (Lieut)

Bishop R, R (Pte)

Bishop, E (Pte)

Bishop, H L (Pte)

Bishop, L A (Pte)

Bishop, W L (Gnr)

Bungey, A L (Pte)

Bungey, C G (Pte)

Bungey, V (L Cpl))

Burdett, Harold (Pte)

Channing G N (Pte)

Channing, R A (Pte)

Coleman, W (Pte)

Collins, L (Gnr)

Crabb, M (Pte)

Crabb, N (Pte)

Cranwell R, H (Pte)

Cranwell, Horace (Pte)

Davis, H (Pte)

Dywer, J (Driver)

Dywer, L ((Pte)

Dywer, L (Gnr)

Flinn, W (Pte)

Franklin, B (Pte)

Giles, W (Pte)

Gordon, A (Pte)

Hank, N J (Pte)

Hank, R (Pte)

Harvey, J (Pte)

Hicks, S (Pte)

Hodges, F (Pte)

Holliday, H L (Pte)

Hunter, Allan (Pte)

Kermode MM DCM, J (Sgnt)

Kermode R, A (Pte)

Kermode R, T (Pte)

Klar R, F (Pte)

Lane, J (Pte)

Lovibond, E (Pte)

Lovibond, S (Sgt)

Makings, W (Pte)

Martin, A H (Pte)

Mason, J (Pte)

Mausolf, C (Cpl)

Mausolf, C (Pte)

Mausolf, E (Pte)

Moulds R, H (Pte)

Moulds, R (Pte)

Nairne AMC, J (Pte)

Nicholls, H H (Pte)

Packer, E R (Pte)

Phillips, J (Pte)

Picard, C H (Pte)

Playford, J D

Playford, T (Lieut)

Rogers, J (Pte)

Rowe, S (Driver)

Searle, S G T (Pte)

Slade, W (Sgnt)

Smith R, A (Pte)

Smith, G (Pte)

Spargo, F S (Pte)

Spargo, F S (Pte) (2)

Sparnon R, W (Pte)

Story, C (Pte)

Story, R (Farrier)

Sutton, A (Pte)

Sutton, C W (Ships Butcher)

Sutton, S (Pte)

Trenorden, E (Pte)

Trenorden, F (Pte)

Veall, J G (Pte)

Veall, S V (Pte)

Wagner, A (Sgnt)

Walker, C (Pte)

Warren, Frank (Pte)

West, E (Pte)

Whittle R, P (Pte)

Wolbers, O (Pte)

Woodall, W (Pte)