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Nicol, Donald Brown

Donald Nicol (Service No 2453) was born at Wickham, Newcastle, N.S.W. around 1897.He attended Wonoona Superior Public School, N.S.W. and spent 1 year in 37th Infantry CMF. ...

Nish, William McInnes

William Nish (Service No 9235) was born in Perth, Scotland. After qualifying as a Chemist he moved to Australia.At enlistment William was single, 31 years old, employed as a chemist, and lived at...

Nixon, Charles Thomas

Charles Nixon (Service No 6308) was born in Brisbane.  In 1910 he married Daisy Loveridge.At enlistment Charles was 26 years old, employed as a wheeler, and lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  ...

Nixon, Eoin Louis Eugene

Eoin Nixon (Service No 3099) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.  In 1911 he married Alice Johnson at Marrickville, N.S.W. and they had 2 children.At enlistment, Eoin was 33 years old, worked as a...

Nobes, Percy

Percy Nobes (Service No 2693) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.On 12th December 1915 Percy enlisted with the Waratah March when the March came through the Illawarra, but he was discharged on 15th January...

Nobes, Alexander

Alexander Nobes (Service No 2694) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.In 1908 he married Angelina McDonald. Alexander and Angelina had 2 children but in 1912 she and one of the children died.At enlistment...

Noble, Charles Taylor

Charles Noble (Service No 4563) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. and enlisted in the Navy on his 16th birthday.Charles saw service on various ships during World War 1 and left the Navy in 1922.He...

Noble, William Edward

William Noble was born in Bowral, N.S.W.  William's family moved to Wollongong, N.S.W. when his father was transferred to Wollongong Police Station.William enlisted at the age of 21....

Noble, Austin

Austin Noble (Service No 3495) was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England and emigrated  to Australia.On 1st November 1913 he married Lilian Phillips in Wollongong, N.S.W. and they went on to...

Nolan, John

John Nolan (Service No 265) was born in Corrimal, N.S.W. around 1892.When he enlisted he was a single 22 year old labourer.John embarked on HMAT A14 Euripides with the 4th Battalion C...

Noldart, Albert Stanley

Albert Noldart (Service No 2423) was born in Hillston, NSW and attended Corrimal Public School. He spent 2 years in the senior cadets and 3 years in 37th infantry CMF. He was a single 21 year old...

North, William Harold

William Harold North (Service No 3868) was born at Balgownie. He enlisted at Holsworthy, Sydney, on 17 August 1915, when he was19 years of age. At this time William was appointed to the...

North, Thorne

Thorne North (Sevice No 3656) was one of nine children born to Margaret and James North, and the first to be born in Balgownie, the family having moved to the area from Sunny Corner, near Bathurst in...

Northfield, John Wilfred

John Northfield (Service No 1455), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment John was married, 23 years old, worked as a farmer and had served 4 years with the Light Horse Militia. He...

Northfield, William Gwynne

William Gwynne Northfield (Service No 1456) was born in Wollongong (N.S.W.) in 1891.At the time of enlistment in Brisbane, (on the same day as his cousin John), William was a single 24 year old...

O'Brien, Branden Charles Joseph

Private Branden O'Brien (Service no: 1158) was born in 1889, at Cordeaux River, the son of Daniel and Ellen O Brien (nee Moran). Ellen's father and his brothers were the second family to...

O'Brien, Frederick John

Frederick O'Brien (Service No 1452) was born in Nowra, N.S.W. in September 1888, and was educated at St Josephs College, Sydney. When Frederick enlisted at the age of 26, he was...

O'Brien, James Henry

James O'Brien (Service No 4751) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment James was 40 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W. James nominated a friend, M Telfer, also of...

O'Brien, James Roy

James O'Brien (Service No 2477) was born in Gerringong, N.S.W. in 1895.James enlisted in Lismore, N.S.W. and was the first of three brothers to enlist. At enlistment he was single, 20 years old,...

O'Brien, John Benjamin

John O'Brien (Service No 2887 & 3070) was born in Gerringong, N.S.W.At enlistment John was single, 21 years old, and worked as an engine cleaner. Initially assigned the Service No 2887 this...

O'Brien, George Thomas

George O'Brien (Service No 6787) was born in Gerringong, N.S.W. around 1897.At enlistment George was single, 19 years old, worked as a quarryman,and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.  George had...

O'Brien, William Francis

Sergeant William O'Brien (service no. 3186) was born in Mount Kembla circa 1894.At the time of his enlistment he was living and working in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia as a labourer. He embarked on...

O'Connor, Daniel Joseph

Daniel O'Connor (Service No 6852) was born in Gunnedah, N.S.W. around 1898. Daniel first enlisted at Picton, N.S.W. on 30th October 1915, but was discharged on 4th January 1916 due to...

O'Connor, James Donald

James O'Connor (Service No 359) was born in Sydney around 1891.James enlisted when he was 24 years old; he was single, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W. and worked as a blacksmith.He embarked...

O'Leary, William Leslie

William O'Leary (Service No 6878) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.William enlisted in Wollongong using the name John Williams and stated his as 21.  In fact William was 18 years old and did not have...

O'Neill, Roy James Moorcroft

Roy James Moorcroft O’Neill was the son of William John James and Emily Ann O’Neill.He enlisted as Roy O’Neill on 18 November 1915 at Liverpool Army Camp Casula NSW. He was 21 years and 1 month of...

O'Neill, John Joseph

John ONeill (Service No 4866) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.When John enlisted at the age of 21 he was single and working as a carpenter.  John had previously 1 year in senior cadets and 3 years...

O'Neill, Hughie

Hughie O'Neill (Service No 4587) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1891.At enlistment he was single, 26 years old, lived at Thirroul, N.S.W. and worked as a labourer.After...

O'Neill, Luke

Luke 'Neill (Service No 593) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1888.He enlisted at the age of 27 in Goondwindi, N.S.W.  Luke was single and worked as a labourer.He embarked from...

O'Neill, Henry Edward

Henry Edward O’Neill, born on May 10 1892 at Mt Keira to Edward O’Neill and Ann Staunton (nee), enlisted on August 29 1915. Prior to his enlistment, he worked as a driver. He joined the 17th...

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