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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Bill Heffernan
Name: Heffernan, William J
Also known as: Bill
Rank: Trooper
Service Number: 1262
Place of Birth: Maryborough (Qld.)
Next of Kin: Mary Heffernan - Mother ; Princess Street, Junee (N.S.W.)
Biographical notes: Certificate of Education, St Joseph’s College, Sydney. Ashes are interned with his wife, Frieda, in a monument at Ti Tree.
Occupation: Stockman
Date of Enlistment: 21-Apr-1915
Age at Enlistment: 29
Place of Enlistment: Keswick (S.A.)
Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1969-11-01
Place of Death: Alice Springs (N.T.)
Place of Burial: Ti Tree (N.T.)
Memorials: Alice Springs & District Roll of Honour (N.T.)
Service History: Embarked Adelaide per H.M.A.T. 'Star of England' 21 September 1915. Embarked Suez per 'Lancashire' 19 February 1919. Disembarked Adelaide 26 March 1919 Ex 'Lancashire'. Address: Grand Coffee Place, Adelaide. TPE Discharged 18 May 1919.
Related link: NT Place Names Register : Heffernan Road
Northern Territory dictionary of biography compiled by David Carment. Casuarina, N.T. : NTU Press, 1990.
Unit War Diary
Sunset of an era : the Heffernan's of Ti-Tree, a true account of station life in the outback based on taperecorded interviews, letters and newspaper reports with P.A. Scherer. Tanunda, (S.A.) 1993.
Nominal Roll
"Brands for the quarter ending March 31st, 1921 - Government Notice 67-21" Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 23 April 1921: p. 4
Service Record
N.T. Place Names Register : Heffernan Crescent
Mr Vale. (Youth, Sport and Recreation) Debates 10 May 1990 p. 9687-9688. Mentions Central Australian World War 1 Veterans, “Mr W. Heffernan, the man that was associated with a property near you; Mr Deputy Speaker, at Ti Tree”
Embarkation Roll
"Territory Soldiers", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 14 January 1922
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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