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McIntosh, Robert McKay

Company Sergeant Major Robert McIntosh (Service no. 4339) was born in Wollongong in 1890, the son of Robert and Annie McIntosh.He enlisted in the AIF on 27th July, 1915 and embarked with 13th...

McIntyre, Raymond Septimus

Raymond McIntyre (Service No 2613) was born in Jaspers Brush, N.S.W. around 1898.  He attended Jaspers Brush Public School and served 2 years in the Cadets.Raymond enlisted at...

McIntyre, Thomas Alexander

Thomas McIntyre (Service No 420) was born in Jaspers Brush, N.S.W. in 1887 and attended Jaspers Brush Public School.When Thomas enlisted he was single, 27 years old and employed asa  ...

McKenzie, Alexander Grant

Alexander McKenzie (Service No 5761) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. When Alexander enlisted in Fremantle, Western Australia, he 37 years old, married, lived at Fremantle...

McKessar, Sydney Keith

Sydney McKessar (Service No 2615) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. in 1896.Sydney enlisted at the age of 20.  He was married and worked as a grocer.  Sydney had previously served in...

McKinley, Charles

Charles McKinley (Service No 2616) was born in Albion Park, N.S.W. around 1878.Charles had moved to Queensland and was living at Gurrumbah when he enlisted in Cairns at the age of 40;...

McKinnon, Joseph Earle/ Earl

Joseph McKinnon (Service No 3087) was born in Balgownie, N.S.W. around 1891. His family moved to the N.S.W. central coast and he attended Western Public School, via Maitland.Joseph enlisted...

McKinnon, Peter Sinclair

Peter McKinnon (Service No 4847) was born in Woonona, N.S.W. around 1892.When Peter enlisted he lived at Dunoon via Lismore, Northern N.S.W.; he was  single, 23 years of age, and...

McLachlan, John Charles

 John McLachlan (Service No 6285) was born in Kangaroo Valley, N.S.W. and attended Jerrunga Public School.  He had served 12 years in the Militia. When John enlisted at the age of...

McLaren, Walter Thomas

Walter McLaren Service No N58398) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. in 1893 and attended East Maitland Boys High School on the N.S.W. central coast.Walter enlisted at the age of 23 when he was single...

McLaren, George Lindsay

George McLaren (Service No 1002) was born at Scarborough, N.S.W.When George enlisted at the age of 20, he was single, and a farmer.  George had served previously in the...

McLean, John Lackey

John McLean (Service No 3406) was born in Kiama, N.S.W.When John enlisted he lived at Ryde, N.S.W., was 23 years old, single and employed as a school teacher.  John had served previously in the...

McLeod, George Angus

George McLeod (Service No 6369) was born in Bega, N.S.W.George enlisted at the age of 21 when he was single, worked as a grazier, and lived at Albion Park, N.S.W.  George and...

McLeod, Donald Cameron Munro

Donald McLeod (Service No 6370) was born in Bega, N.S.W.Donald enlisted with his brother George (Service No 6369) at the age of 23.  Donald and his brother were farmers together at Albion...

McMahon, Frederick/ Fredrick

Frederick/ Fredrick McMahon (Service No 4501) was born in Fairy Meadow, N.S.W. around 1887.At enlistment, Fred was 27 years old, single, employed as a coal miner, and lived at Balgownie, N.S.W....

McMahon, Patrick Francis

Patrick McMahon (Service No 158) was born in August 1890 in Wollongong, N.S.W.Patrick enlisted when he was 26 years of age.  At that time he lived at Hamilton, N.S.W., was single and worked as a...

McManus, George

George McManus (Service No 58700) was born in Singleton, N.S.W. When George, a widower, enlisted he was 41 years of age, employed as a miner,and lived at Kembla Heights...

McMurtrie, Thomas Walter

Thomas McMurtrie (Service no 502) was born in Woonona, N.S.W. around 1895, and was fostered out from the age of one.On his enlistment papers he listed Mrs Henry, his guardian...

McNair, Samuel Hay

Private Samuel McNair (Service no. 651) was born in Temora circa 1893. At the time of enlistment the family were living in Wollongong.Samuel was described as a single 21 year old baker. He embarked...

McNair, Henry Willis

Private Henry McNair (Service no. 1943) was born in Temora, N.S.W. circa 1895. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old working as a butcher.   Henry embarked on HMAT...

Mcnair, William

Private William Mcnair (Service no. 294) was born in Queensland circa 1884. At the time of enlistment he was a single 31 year old labourer residing in Wollongong. He embarked on HMAT A 32...

Meehan, Hugh Stanley

Hugh Meehan (Service No 1069) was born in August 1895 in Woonona, NSW. He was a single 19 year old miner and had served 2 years in the Cadets and 1 year with the CMF. He embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses...

Melrose, John

John Melrose (Service No 2460) was born in Grahamstown, Gundagai, NSW in April 1887.  John married his wife Ruby early in 1916.At the time of enlistment he was married, 29 years of age, employed...

Meredith, Amos Clement

Amos Meredith (Service No 4642) was born in Lithgow, NSW in 1896. At the time of enlistment he was a single 20 year old labourer from Coledale, NSW and had served in the 37th Cadets. He embarked on...

Meredith, Evan Thomas

Evan Meredith (Service No 2677) was born in Katoomba, N.S.W. around 1894.He enlisted at Bulli, N.S.W. when he was 21 years old.  He was single and employed as a miner....

Meredith aka Falconer, Robert Lionel

When 'Robert Falconer' (Service No 2178) enlisted, he stated he was a single 18 year old labourer. Permission for him to enlist was given by his 'next of kin', his aunt, Victoria...

Merrick, Percy Roy

Percy Merrick (Service No 3318) was born in Brooklyn, NSW, about 1895. At the time of enlistment he was a single 20 year old railway porter at Kiama and had served in 37th Infantry. He embarked on...

Meurant, Walter

Gunner Walter Meurant (service no. 1097) was born in Mount Victoria, New South Wales. The family were living in the Illawarra when he enlisted.At the time of enlistment Walter was working as a...

Meurant, Percival

Gunner Percival Meurant (Service no. 4618) was born in Mount Victoria on 26th July, 1886 and was the second son of Mary Meurant to enlist. He embarked on RMS Persia with the artillery on 10th August...

Meurant, Louis Charles

Private Louis Meurant (Service no. 57) was born on 12th November, 1890 and was the first of the Meurant boys to enlist. He embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses with 13th Battalion on 22nd December, 1914....

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