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Mattinson, Stanley

Stan (Service No 6541) was born in Lancashire, England in 1884. In 1916 Stanley was living in Australia and joined the AIF. He was severely wounded at Ypres, Belgium on 17 May 1917, when he...

Mawbey, Garnet/ Garney Lindsay

Garnet Mawbey (Service No 2954) was born in Gilgandra, N.S.W. the youngest child of John and Sarah Mawbey.  On 20th July 1900, when Garnet was only 4 years old, Sarah and 3 of her children were...

Mawer, Thomas (Tom) Henry

Thomas Mawer (Service No 198) was born in Sydney, N.S.W. in 1893.Tomas enlisted when he was 21 years old, single, lived at Bulli, N.S.W. and worked as a horse breaker.  Tom and had served 2...

Mawson, Francis (Frank)

Frank Mawson (Service No 3896) was born in Helensburgh in 1896 to Francis Jonah Mawson, a miner from Auckland, New Zealand, and Emily Louisa (nee Messer) from Penrith.Frank attended Helensburgh...

May, George (aka Charles Henry Smith) Thomas Maurice

George May (Charles Smith - Service No 3892) was born in Erskineville, NSW about 1898. On his enlistment papers, George stated he was a single 23 year old miner from Bellambi, NSW. He enlisted under...

May, John George

John May (Service No 150) was born in North Shields, England and had served in the Territorials before coming to Australia.  On 18th March 1900 he married Catherine Johnson in Northumberland and...

Maybank, George Henry

George Maybank (Service No 144) was born in Twickenham, England and arrived in Australia some time after 1911.Records on file (NAA) show that George married Florence Jeeves at Lambeth on 21st...

McAllister, John

John McAllister (1085) was born in Carnoustie, Scotland in 1893. He travelled to Australia and was a clerk at the Mount Kembla mine before enlisting in the AIF in 1914. He embarked from Sydney on...

McArthur, John

John McArthur (Service No 1229) was born in Stirlingshire Scotland in about 1886. At the time of enlistment he was a single 29 year old miner at Scarborough,NSW. He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic from...

McAulay, John Donald

John McAulay (Service No 9187) was born in Cullen Bullen, N.S.W.  In 1913 he married Martha Proud and when he embarked for overseas duty he was leaving Martha and two children.At enlistment John...

McAulay, James Clarence

James McAulay (Service No 2969) was born in McLean, N.S.W. around 1892.  Prior to enlistment he had served 9 months in the senior cadets.At enlistment James was single, 21 years old,...

McAuley, Hugh

Hugh McAuley (Service No 364) was born in Glasgow, Scotland and had served with the Highland Light Infantry before coming to Australia.At enlistment he was single, 30 years old, worked as a labourer...

McAuliffe, William Ambrose

William McAuliffe (Service No. 30939)  was born in Unanderra, N.S.W.  in 1895.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Helensburgh.William embarked on HMAT...

McBarren, Michael

Michael McBarren was born in Cork Ireland about 1882. When he enlisted at Kiama he was a single 34 year old miner from Coledale. Letters on his file from his mother indicate his real name to be...

McBride, Hugh

Hugh McBride was born in Greenock, Scotland around 1878. Hugh enlisted with the AIF twice. Hugh first enlisted on 13 May 1915,and was assigned Service No 425. He was 35 years...

McCabe, Christopher

Christopher McCabe (Service No 5418) was born in 1891 to James McCabe and Catherine (Kate) Boylan. The family home in Addison Street, Shellharbour Village was built from salvaged remains of the...

McCann, John

John McCann (Service No 2174) was born in Belfast, Ireland.When John enlisted at Liverpool, near Sydney, he was single, 25 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Corrimal,...

McCarter, Charles

Private Charles McCarter (1798) was born in Lanark, Scotland in 1894. He moved to Australia and prior to his enlistment in the AIF he was a miner living at Carluke Cottage, Mount Kembla.He embarked...

McCarthy, Stanley

Stanley McCarthy (Service No 1790) was born in Kangaroo Valley, N.S.W. and attended Kangaroo Valley Public School.When Stanley enlisted at the age of 30, he was single, lived at Port...

McClelland, Robert John

Robert McClelland (Service No 82) was born in Kempsey about 1894. At the time of enlistment he was a single 20 year old mechanical engineer working at Port Kembla. He had served in 37th Infantry CMF...

McCloskie, Oswald

Private Oswald McCloskie (Service No 4831) was born in Meath, Ireland and emigrated to Australia with his family in 1877. In 1903, Oswald married Harriett Stevenson in Woonona, NSW. Oswald had...

McCluskey, William

William McCluskey (Service No 3593), was born in Lancashire, England around 1893.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Corrimal, N.S.W. William listed his sister...

McColgan, William Allan

William Allan McColgan (Service No 1849), was born in Renfrew, Scotland around 1887.At enlistment he was single, 29 years old, worked as a brickmaker and lived in Corrimal, N.S.W.William embarked on...

McConnell, Sydney Wales/Walter

Sidney Wales McConnell (Service no 321) was born in Kent, England and emmigrated to Australia. At the time of enlistment, Sidney was single, 27 years of age, employed as a labourer, ...

McCormick, John Bernard

John McCormick (Service no 6568) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment in Kiama, NSW, John was single, 28 years of age, employed as a labourer and resided in Clifton, NSW.John embarked on...

McCudden, George Sylvester

George McCudden (Service No 2360 & 2919) was born in Taree, N.S.W. and had served 6 months with CMF when he enlisted on 5th October 1915 (Service No 2360), at the age of 18. ...

McDonald, Donald

Donald McDonald (Service No 2384) was born in Corrimal, N.S.W. around 1892.Donald enlisted in Victoria at the age of 23, when he was single and employed as a miner.  ...

McDonald, Richard

Currently, we do not hold a photo of Richard McDonald. If anyone is able to help by providing a source, please do not hesitate to contact us. Private Richard McDonald joined the Australian Army in...

McDowell, John Ambrose

John McDowell was born in Sydney in 1888.  On 6th July 1910 he married Naida Butters in Katoomba, N.S.W.At enlistment John was 27 years old and employed as a civil servant.  He...

McEvoy, Arthur Ernest

Arthur McEvoy (Service No 3192) was born in Sydney, N.S.W. At enlistment Arthur was single, 22 years old and worked as a labourer in Wollongong.Prior to enlistment, Arthur had served 4...

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