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Yates, James

James Yates (Service No 12099) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.On 23rd December 1909 he married Ethel Koelner at Cooma, N.S.W., however Ethel died in 1913 and James was left with their daughter Iris to...

York, Jack

Private Jack York (Service no. 5793) was born in Dapto circa 1897. The family moved to Sydney when he was still young.Jack was working as an optical salesman when he enlisted at the age of 18. He had...

Ziems, Henry Selwyn

Henry Ziems (Service No 1590) was born in Albion Park, N.S.W. around 1897.When Henry enlisted he was single, 18 years old, and employed as a draper.  Henry had served ...

Ziems, Charles Vivian

Sergeant Charles Vivian Ziems (standing) with another unknown sergeant. Possibly taken in Palestine. Members of the 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment.Charles Vivian Ziems was a storekeeper at...

Ziems, Roy Alexander

Roy Alexander Ziems (Service No 6867) was born in Newtown, Sydney.He was 23 years old, single, and working as a Teamster, when he enlisted at the Show Ground Camp, Sydney, on 28 August 1916...

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