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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, 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...

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...

Appleby, Wilfred Lawson

Wilfred Lawson Appleby was born in England to Edward and Jane Ann Appleby. He was 20 years old and lived in Keiraville when he enlisted. His service records state that he had previous military...

Armagnacq, Lafayette /Leon

Lafayette Armagnacq (Service No 4334) was born in Coolgarra, Queensland around 1895.When Lafayette enlisted he 23 years old, single, working as a labourer, and living at Port Kembla, N.S.W.He...

Armstrong, William

William Armstrong (Service No1464) was born in Helensburgh about 1892 according to his enlistment document. However Birth Death Marriage information indicates a William Armstrong born Helensburgh in...

Arnold, Jonas Price

Son of Ann and William of Shoalhaven Street, Kiama. “Junie” was a labourer who was a prominent member of the Kiama Rifle Club, and captain of the football club. “Junie” enlisted in the 2nd...

Artis, Andrew Ballantyne

Andrew Artis (Service No 1972) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.At enlistment Andrew was single, 22 years old and worked as a bank clerk with the Commercial Bank.He embarked...

Asher, John Henry

John Asher (Service No 1189) was born around 1890 at Hurstville, N.S.W. When he enlisted John 24 years old, married, and working as a school teacher at Dapto, N.S.W. His wife Maisie Heath Asher was...

Atkinson, William

William Atkinson (Service No 93a) was born in Lithgow, NSW in 1891. At the time of enlistment he was a single 25 year old well borer from Helensburgh. He embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A62 Wandilla...

Atkinson, Frederick

Frederick Atkinson (Service No 593/ 593A) was born in Lithgow. N.S.W. around 1890.When Frederick enlisted at the age of 26, he was single, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W. and worked as a shunter.  ...

Auld, Florence Mary

Staff Nurse Florence Auld was born in Redfern circa 1883. She enlisted in the Australian Nursing Corps in 1915 as a single 33 year old staff nurse and embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses on 9th May, 1917....

Austin, George Robert

George Austin (Service No 4252) was born around 1895 in Sydney, N.S.W.  He enlisted when he was 20 years old, a few months after his father, Thomas Austin (Service No 2232), enlisted....

Austin, Thomas Barry

Thomas Austin (Service No 2232) was born in Kiama, NSW about 1870. At the time of enlistment he was a 43 year old carpenter from Wollongong who had served for some years in the Militia. He married...

Austin, Matthew Herbert

Matthew Austin (Service No 707) was born in Clifton, NSW about 1892 and attended Helensburgh Public School. At the time of enlistment he was a married 23 year old labourer who enlisted in Newcastle....

Austin, Edward George

Edward Austin was born in Queanbeyan in 1888. He came to Mount Kembla and, in 1912, married Teresa Walker. At the time he enlisted they had a son and he was working as a grocer's carter. He enlisted...

Badans, Walter John

Walter John Badans was born to parents Edward Badans and Mary Jane Knight on 7 July 1895 at Jamberoo.At the height of World War I, on 1 June 1916, Walter joined the Australian Imperial Force in the...

Bailey, Alexander Clyde

Alexander Bailey (Service No 2590/ 2590A) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 25 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived in Dapto, N.S.W.He embarked from Brisbane on HMAT A48...

Bailey, Oswald Henry

Oswald Bailey (Service No 11) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 30 years old, lived at Geelong, Vic. and worked as an engineer.  He nominated his mother, Mrs A Bailey of...

Baker, George Alexander

George Alexander Baker was born in 1875 to Stephen and Anne Baker. He married Elizabeth N (nee Adamson) in Wollongong, 1898. They lived together on Russell St Balgownie. He enlisted on 27 March 1916...

Baker, James William

James Baker (Service No 6708) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.   In 1891 he married Lucy Marsden. James and his family were living in Bulli, N.S.W. when he enlisted.  On his...

Baker, Herbert Thomas

Herbert Baker (Service No 6216) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.Herbert enlisted at the age of 19.  He was single, and working as a coal miner, and lived with his family in Bulli...

Baker, James William

James Baker (Service No 4449) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.James enlisted in the AIF when he was 21 years old.  He was single and employed as a coal miner at that time, and had...

Baker, Sydney Ernest

Private Sydney Baker (Service no. 3355) enlisted in Kiama on the 13th November, 1916. He later embarked on HMAT Anchises A68 with the 45th Battalion on the 24 January 1917 arriving in Le Havre,...

Bakewell, Charles George

Thomas James Bakewell was born in Walshall, England and served in the Royal Marines Light Infantry from 28th February 1906 until 4th February 1912.Thomas came to Australia after 1912 but no record...

Ball, Edgar Mills

Edgar Mills Ball (Service No 66301) was 34 years old, married, and working as a labourer when he enlisted.  Edgar's wife was Leila Anne Ball. He embarked on the 5th October 1918 Melbourne...

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