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VOELKER William George
9 Battalion
Dulong, via Nambour
26 February, 1896
Blackall Range, Queensland
4 September, 1915
HMAT Commonwealth
28 March, 1916

William George Voelker (known as Bill) was the son of George William and Maria Voelker (nee Foyne). He spent his early years on his parent`s farm at Dulong in the Nambour District. The family later moved to Ormiston and enlistment he was listed as a farmer. After the war he returned to Ormiston and later became a waterside worker and cleaner. He lived at New Farm, Brisbane with Mary Ellen Donovan and they had two children together. He died on his birthday, 26 February, at the age of 62.

Western Front
VOELKER William George
VOELKER William George
Returned to Australia
13 October, 1919
26 February, 1958

Australian War Memorial - National Archives of Australia- WWI - Service Records - Voelker Family Tree -


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