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Pankhurst, James

James Pankhurst (Service No 1416) was born in Tilbury, England.At enlistment James was single, 20 years old, worked as a ship's steward, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A48...

Parcell, Frank Maxwell

Frank Parcell (Service No 6299) was born in Parramatta, N.S.W. around 1892.When Frank enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W., he was single, 23 years old, worked as a painter,...

Park, Charles Matthew

Charles Park (Service No 1972) was born in Liverpool, England and arrived in Australia in October, 1915. At the time of enlistment, Charles stated he was a single 19 year old sailor at Bulli....

Parker, John Hugh

John Hugh Parker (Service No 5176) was born in Bulli, N.S.W., and had served 3 years in the Militia before enlisting.He was single, 26 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.John...

Parker, Alfred

Alfred Parker (Service No 23) was born in Stroud, England and came to Australia some time after 1911.Alfred was employed as a miner, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  when he enlisted; he had served...

Parker, John Gillon/ Gilhon

John Parker (Service No 229) was born in Dumferline, Scotland and came to Australia after his first wife died. In 1915 he married Marion Campbell in Wollongong, NSW. At enlistment John was...

Parkinson, Robert Roxby

Robert (Bob) Roxley Parkinson (Service no 349) was born in Albion Park, N.S.W. Bob's father, Henry William Parkinson, was a tinsmith in Albion Park. The family home was attached to the shop which...

Parkinson, Francis (Frank) Joseph

Frank Parkinson (Service No 759) was born in Wollongong around 1885.At enlistment Frank was single, 31 years old, and trained as a carpenter. Frank was the first of 3 brothers to enlist and embarked...

Parkinson, Vincent

Vincent Parkinson (Service No 877) was born in Wollongong.At enlistment, Vincent was single, 25 years old and trained as a teacher.  Both James & his brother Vincent, embarked from Melbourne...

Parkinson, James Patrick

James Parkinson (Service No 878) was born in Bombala, NSW and moved to Wollongong, NSW with his family as a young child.At enlistment, James was single, 35 years old, and worked as a salesman at...

Parrish, Albert

Albert Parrish was born in Foxground, NSW and attended Foxground Public School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 28 year old farmer at Gerringong who had spent 3 years with the 5th Light...

Parrish, Lindsay Thomas

Lindsay Parrish (Service No 3607) was born in Foxground, NSW and at the time of enlistment was a single 18 year old farmer who had spent 12 months in the CMF. He enlisted one week after his brother...

Parrish, Edward James

Edward Parrish (Service No 3224) was born in Jamberoo, N.S.W. He enlisted at the age of 33, when he was single and working as a dairy farmer in Gerringong, N.S.W.  ...

Parry, Hubert

Hubert Parry was born in Leasowe, England, around 1897 and attended Llandudus Junction School in Wales.  Hubert's family later emigrated to Australia, and in 1916 the family was living at...

Parsons, Archibald Lewis

Archibald Lewis Parsons was born in Wollongong. His father, Lewis Parsons lived in Fairy Meadow and his mother and his sister, Lily May Parsons lived in Miller St, North Sydney. Archibald was working...

Parsons, Emily Rebecca Mary

Emily Mary Parsons was born in Sydney; she lived in Wollongong after the war. Her father was Alfred Thomas Parsons. She enlisted on 1 September 1916 as a ‘Field Nurse (AANS)’ at the age of 26 and...

Parsons, Clarence Thomas Farrell

Clarence Parsons (Service No 5189) was born in Sydney in 1895.At enlistment, Clarence was single, 20 years old, worked as a clerk and lived in Wollongong, and had served 4 years with the Cadets.He...

Pascoe, Alexander Roland

Alexander Roland Pascoe (Service No 7771), was born in Sydney, N.S.W.At enlistment in Wollongong, N.S.W., he was single, 21 years old, worked as a labourer, lived in Port...

Pate, Robert

Robert Pate was born in Mount Kembla, 1888, and was the son of Robert and Marion Pate. Prior to enlistment he was a miner. He enlisted in the A I F on 26th September, 1916. Service #2295, Private...

Paterson, Adam Begg

Adam Paterson (Service No. 3882) was born in Muirkirk, Scotland circa 1875. The family travelled to Australia and settled in Mount Kembla, New South Wales. Adam had previously served for 9 months in...

Paterson, James Whyte

James Paterson (Service No 961) was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. At enlistment James was single, 25 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Patmore, Robert

Robert Patmore (Service No 4587) was born in Wigan, England around 1896.  His family emigrated to Australia and Robert was living in Woonona when he enlisted. He was a single 19 year...

Paton, Matthew

Matthew Paton (Service No 4275), was born in Hamilton, Scotland.At enlistment, he was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Thirroul, N.SW.Matthew embarked on HMAT A60 Aeneas, with...

Patrick, Samuel

Samuel Patrick (Service No 5174), was born in Market Weighton, Yorkshire, England about 1887.At enlistment, he was single, 28 years old, worked as a crane driver and lived in Port Kembla, N.S.W....

Patterson, John James

John Patterson (Service No 2202) was born in Cooma, N.S.W. in 1880.John enlisted in Port Kembla, N.S.W., at the age of 36, when he was single, and worked as a fireman.John embarked from Sydney on...

Patterson, Albert Patrick

Albert Patterson (Service No 4926) was born in Leichardt, Sydney.Albert enlisted at the age of 27; he was single, worked as a miner, and lived at Coledale, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Pattinson, John Joseph

John Pattinson (Service No 5159) was born in England around 1894.John enlisted when he was 22 years old and  living in Corrimal, N.S.W.  He was single and worked as a coal miner.John...

Pattinson, Robert

Private Robert Pattinson (Service No 1606) was born in Bishop Auckland England about 1888.At the time of enlistment, Robert was single, 26 years of age and employed as a miner in Bellambi. Robert...

Pawley, Archie Hope

Archie Pawley (Service No 1818, also  recorded on some records as 30/1818 ) was born in Dulwich Hill, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1889 and attended Newington College.At enlistment Archie was 26 years old...

Payne, George William Ross

George Payne (Service No 265) was born in Balgownie, N.S.W. in 1890.At enlistment George was single, 24 years old and employed as a blacksmith at the Mount Keira Colliery.  He had served 8...

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