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|Name:||Heffernan, William J|
|Also known as:||Bill|
|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.|
|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.
"Brands for the quarter ending March 31st, 1921 - Government Notice 67-21" Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 23 April 1921: p. 4
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”
"Territory Soldiers", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 14 January 1922
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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