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Narbeth, Thomas

Thomas Narbeth was born in Ipswich, Queensland.At enlistment, Thomas he was single, 29 years old, employed as a motor driver, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W. Thomas had tried to enlist earlier in the...

Narbeth, Edward

Edward Narbeth was born in Ipswich, Queensland.At enlistment, Edward was single, 19 years old, worked as a wheeler, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He had served 4 years in the Cadets and 1 year...

Nash, Malcolm Ernest

Malcolm Nash (Service No 5287) was born in Wollongong in 1890.  At an early age he relocated with his family to Adelaide.Malcolm married Doris Bloch in 1916.  When he enlisted Malcolm...

Naughton, Edward John

Edward Naughton (Service No 4497) was born around 1887 near Bathurst, N.S.W.When he enlistdd Edward was 28 years old, single, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W. and worked as a coal miner.He embarked from...

Neat, Alexander

Alexander Neat (Service No 1076) was born in Durham, England and arrived in Australia in 1907; Alexander had served for 3 years with the Kings Own Scottish Borders.At enlistment Alexander was a...

Neaves, Henry Herbert

Henry Herbert Neaves (Service No 2659) was born in Wollongong about 1892. He attended Unanderra Public School. He was a bright student who continued to study and at the time of enlistment was 22...

Neaves, Alfred Ernest

Private Alfred Neaves (Service no. 480) was born circa 1891 in Wollongong and prior to enlisting he worked as a labourer.Alfred embarked with 12th light horse on 13th June, 1915 on HMAT A29 Suevic....

Neilson, John

John Neilson (6831) was born in Mount Kembla in 1890 and when he enlisted in the AIF in 1916 he was working as an engine driver. He embarked with the 22nd reinforcements 8th Battalion on the SS Port...

Nelson, Victor Keith

Victor Nelson (Service No 2036) was born in Wollongong around 1897.At enlistment Victor was single, 19 years old, worked as a driver, and lived in Helensburgh, N.S.W.  Victor had served 3 years...

Nelson, John Andrew Waldron

John Andrew Waldron Nelson was born in Kiama, N.S.W.He enlisted twice in World War I:1914: (Service No 156) when he was 23 years of age and served with the First Naval Military Force, saw action in...

Nelson, William John

Private William John Nelson (Service number: 2400) was born in Romsey, Victoria in 1892.The Australian War Memorial documentshis date of joining as 27 May, 1915 although other sources imply the 27...

Nelson, Reginald Carlyle

Reginald Nelson (Service No 163) was born in Kiama, NSW. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old student from Jamberoo. Reginald embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova with A flight No 1...

Newby, Robert James

Robert Newby (Service No 3866) was born in Kendall, England about 1890. He was 24 years old and living at Mount Kembla, N.S.W., Australia, working as a miner when he enlisted.Robert embarked from...

Newstead, Francis Edward

Francis Newstead (Service No 1429) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. arouned 1875.On 26th January 1906 he married Elizabeth Smith and they had 2 children.At enlistment, Francis he was 39 years old,...

Nicholls, Ernest Albert Victor

Ernest Nicholls (Service No 2694) was born at Marrickville, N.S.W. in 1886.In 1910 he married Ethel Lucas at Kiama, N.S.W.At enlistment Ernest was 30 years old, employed as a horse driver, and lived...

Nicholson, David Albert

David Nicholson (Service No 7517) was born in Young, N.S.W. around 1893.On 7th February 1914 David married Kathleen Ryan in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 24 years old, lived in Wollongong, N...

Nicholson, John Barnes

John Nicholson (Service No 502) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1893.  John was the son of the local Member of Parliament and well known union leader John Barnes Nicholson (senior).In 1909...

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, 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...

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...

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