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Allan, Joseph Duncan

Joseph Allan (Service No 478) was born in Port Kembla, N.S.W. around 1889.At enlistment, Joseph was single, 25 years old and worked as a labourer.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A31 Ajana with C...

Allen, Matthew

Matthew Allen (Service No 8139) was born in Loch, Gippsland, Victoria.At enlistment he was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  He embarked from Melbourne on...

Allen, Sylvester Bayliss

Sylvester Allen (Service No 3559) was born in Sydney in 1898. At the time of enlistment Sylvester was single, 19 years of age and employed as a motor mechanic in Wollongong, NSW. He had...

Allen, Gordon Leslie Cameron

Gordon Allen (Service No 7436) was born in Grafton, N.S.W. around 1896.He enlisted when he was 21 years old, working as a labourer, and living with his sister in Wollongong, N.S.W.Gordon embarked on...

Allen, Albert Spencer

Trooper Albert Allen (Service no. 535) was born about 1892. At the time of his enlistment he was residing in Mount Kembla with his brother.After enlisting in the AIF he embarked with B Squadron...

Allen, Leslie John

Leslie Allen (Service No 5974) was born in Manitoba, Canada around 1892. The only available information about him comes from his enlistment file.Leslie enlisted when he was living in Kiama...

Allen, Edward Fletcher

Edward Allen (Service No 2326) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. but raised in Coolamon, N.S.W as his family moved there when he was young.Edward enlisted when he was 24...

Allen, Keith Wickham

Keith (Barney) Wickham Allen (Service No 2259) was the grandson of Walter Allen and Charlotte Dunster of Shellharbour who operated Allen’s Store in Addison Street from 1868.  The Allen...

Allison, John Edmund

John Allison (Service No 6768a) was born in Kiama in 1900 and attended Kiama Public School. At the time of enlistment he stated he was a single 18 year old postal official serving in the Militia. He...

Allsep, Alfred John

Alfred John Allsep (Service No 6899), was born in Sydney, N.S.W., around 1891.At enlistment he was single, 26 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Wollongong, N....

Allsop, William Henry

William Allsop was born in Helensburgh, NSW about 1892 and enlisted in Toowoomba. He was posted to No 2 Depot Battalion. Soon after enlistment he contracted measles. He was admitted to Brisbane...

Allsop, Arthur James

Albert Allsop (Service No 5781) was born in Auckland New Zealand about 1896. It is not known when he came to Wollongong, NSW but his Army papers have him living in Keira Street, Wollongong. He was a...

Allsopp, Tom

Tom Allsopp (Service No 3752) was born September 1894 in Clarendon Park, Leicester, England and came to Australia in 1913. At the time of enlistment he was a single 22 year old farm labourer living...

Anderson, William Charles

William Anderson (Service No 156) was born in Bulli, NSW and attended Corrimal Public school.Enlisting 3 months before his brother Ernest, William was single, 22 years old and working as a miner...

Anderson, Ernest Smiles

Ernest Anderson (Service No 2780) was born in Corrimal, NSW and attended Corrimal Public School.  Ernest enlisted a few days before his brother William embarked for Gallipoli.At enlistment...

Anderson, Arthur Clarence

Arthur Anderson (Service No 6703) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. and attended Woonona Public School.  On 11th September 1912 he married Maud Fletcher in Lithgow, N.S.W. At enlistment Arthur...

Anderson, Aubrey Will

Aubrey Anderson (Service No 31976) was born in Wagga Wagga, N.S.W. and educated in Bathurst before moving to Wollongong, N.S.W with his father who was a member of the N.S.W. Police Force. As a member...

Anderson, Edward

Edward Anderson (Service No 24654) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1877.  In 1899 he married Sarah McCready and they settled at Mount Keira near Wollongong.At enlistment Edward was 38 years...

Anderson, William Oscar

William Anderson (Service No 1656) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 21 years old, trained as a blacksmith and lived at Coledale, N.S.W.  William had served with the...

Anderson, Kenneth Primrose

Kenneth Primrose Anderson (Service No 31999) was born at Kiama, N.S.W.   His grandparents were George Laurence Fuller and Sarah Cunningham Miller of Dunmore House, Dunmore, N.S.W. ...

Anderson, Conrad Victor

Private Conrad Anderson (Service no: 354) was born in Mount Kembla and was one of five in a family who served in the AIF. His father Charles was born in Norway circa 1860, and later...

Anderson, Oliver

Oliver Anderson (Service No 4129) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1896.Oliver enlisted when he was 19 years old; he was single and working as a wheeler.  He had...

Anderson, William Frederick Titchenor

William Frederick Titchenor Anderson (Service No 2370) enlisted in Goulburn, N.S.W. on 4 February 1921 when he was 29 years old.  On his enlistment documents William nominated his mother...

Andreassen, Ludwig

Ludwig Andreassen (Service No 5281) was born in Tonsberg, Norway in 1893. Ludwig arrived in Australia as crew on a Norwegian Whaler in 1912 and remained in Jervis Bay, NSW. At the time of...

Annesley, Leslie James

Leslie Annesley (Service No 51) was born at Katoomba, N.S.W. and his family later moved to Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistment Leslie was single, 23 years old, and worked as a mill worker and Leslie had...

Annett, William John

Private William Annett (Service no. 155) was born in Ireland and came to Australia and settled in Wollongong. At the time of enlistment he was a single 42 year old labourer living in Figtree. He...

Annett, Alexander

Private Alexander Annett (Service no. 2111) was born in Lancashire, England and travelled with his family to Australia. They arrived in Brisbane on 10th May, 1910 and settled in Wollongong, N.S.W.At...

Annetts, Arthur Roydon

Arthur Annetts (Service No 6166) was born in Young, N.S.W.Arthur was single, 23 years old, worked as a miner, and lived at Coledale, N.S.W. when he enlisted. He had attempted to enlist in 1915 but...

Anthony, John Gerald

John Anthony (Service No 2370) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W. in 1872. In 1902 he married Mary Matthews in Newcastle and they came to the Illawarra with their daughter. At enlistment, John...

Applebee, Lester Norman

Lester Applebee (Service No 1812) was born in Sydney.Lester was single, 23 years old, worked as a carpenter, and lived at Balgownie, N.S.W. when he enlisted.  He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A40...

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