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Thomas, William

William Thomas (Service No 4911), was born in Bridgend, Wales. The date of his arrival in Australia is unknown.At enlistment, he was single, 39 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Austinmer, N....

Thomas, Walter John

Walter John Thomas (Service No 351) was born at Marshall Mount, N.S.W. on 21 April 1889 to William and Jane Thomas. He attended Marshall Mount School and was considered good with horses from an...

Thomas, Ralph William Haslem

Ralph William Haslem Thomas (Service No 6374) at his parents farm, ‘Clover Hill’, Macquarie Pass, N.S.W. The Thomas family, Harry, Mary and their children moved to Dunmore and farmed ‘St Ives’ named...

Thomas, Reginald Henry

Reginald Thomas (Service No 4327) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. around 1896.When he enlisted he was a single 19 year old miner. Reginald had already spent 3 years in the Cadets and 1 year in...

Thomas, Albert

Albert (Bert) Thomas (Service No 1914) was born 3 October 1886.When he was 15 he was working at Joe Izzard’s store and Charlie Ameera Box’s store, both at Albion Park, N.S.W., and was also ...

Thompson, Alice Jane

Alice Jane Thompson of Balgownie enlisted as a nurse at the age of 23 on 20 March 1917, according to the Australian War Memorial. She subsequently embarked from Sydney aboard RMS Mooltan on 9 June,...

Thompson, William Daventry Mann

William Thompson (Service No 3503) was born in Sydney and at the time of enlistment he was a single 22 year old stockman from Wollongong. He embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises with 9th Reinforcements,...

Thompson, Isaac

Isaac Thompson (Service No 373) was born in Durham, England, and came to Australia in September 1910.When Isaac enlisted at the age of 27, he was single, worked as a miner and lived at...

Thompson, Jasper Robson

Jasper Thompson (Service No 5849) was born in Gateshead, England in January 1877.  He emigrated to Australia in 1914 with his wife Elizabeth and children.When Jasper enlisted he was 39...

Thompson, Wilfred Carlton

Wilfred Thompson (Service No 66540) was born at Lake Illawarra, N.S.W.At enlistment Wilifred was single, 25 years old and worked as  fisherman.He embarked from Adelaide on HMAT A36 Boonah with...

Thompson, William

William Thompson (Service no 911) was born in Newcastle, England in 1884.At the time of enlistment William was single, 30 years of age, employed as a fitter's assistant and resided in Woonona, NSW....

Thomson, Leslie John

Leslie Thomson (Service no 3142) was born in May 1893 in Bulli, NSW.At the time of enlistment Leslie was single, 24 years of age and employed as a postman.Leslie embarked on HMAT A68 - Anchises with...

Thomson, Colin Leslie

Colin Thomson (Service No 2160) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.  in January 1895.When Colin enlisted at the age of 22, he was single, lived at Mount Ousley via Wollongong and worked as a bank...

Thomson, William

William Thomson (Service no 2699) was born in Bedford, England in 1887.At the time of enlistment, William was single, 29 years of age, resided in Bulli, NSW and employed as a labourer in Stanwell...

Thomson, John

John Thomson (Service no 6857) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of his enlistment John was single, 24 years of age, employed as a miner, resided in Bulli, NSW and enlisted in Kiama, NSW.John...

Thorman, William

William Thorman (Service No 2739) was born in Nowra, N.S.W. in 1896.At enlistment William was single, 20 years old, worked as a miner, and lived in Helensburgh, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Thornton, George

George Thornton (Service No 1846) was born at Mount Keira, Wollongong, and was 34 years old and employed as a school teacher at the time of his enlistment. A man of small stature, it seems he was not...

Thoroughgood, Sydney

Sydney Thoroughgood was born in Newtown, NSW about 1886 and spent time in the C M F. He married Ada Robinson at Wallsend in 1910. At the time of enlistment he was a 30 year old miner living at...

Thurkettle, Arthur James

Arthur Thurkettle (Service No. 4689) was born in Dapto (N.S.W.) and enlisted in the Navy as a Boy serving on HMAS Yingara and Cerebrus.Arthur trained as a telegraphist and served on HMAS...

Thurman, Walter

Walter Thurman (Service No 2541) was born in Nottingham, England in late 1885 and arrived in Australia in October 1912.At enlistment Walter was single, 30 years old, worked as a labourer and lived at...

Tibbetts, Ernest Henry

Ernest Tibbetts (Service No 7109) was born in Clifton, N.S.W.At enlistment Ernest was single, 25 years old, worked as an engineer with the PMG, and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Tier, Bernard Vincent

Bernard Tier (Service No 1288) was born in Moruya, N.S.W. From 17th March 1901 to November 1902 Bernard served as a Trooper with D Squadron, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles in the Boer War (Service No...

Timbs, Patrick Francis

Patrick Francis (Frank) Timbs (Service No 659) was born in 1887 to Gabriel Timbs II and Mary Ann Scanlon. Gabriel started a coach business in Albion Park in the mid-1890s which operated for many...

Timbs, Henry Marshall

Henry Timbs (Service No 5240) was born in Berry, N.S.W.  Henry enlisted when the Waratah March passed through the Illawarra district; he was 20 years old, single and worked...

Timothy, Stanley John

Private Stanley Timothy (service no. 4114) was born in Victoria circa 1898. The family came to Mount Kembla to live, where Stanley later spent some time in 37th Illawarra cadets.Stanley's parents...

Timothy, Ernest Edward

Private Ernest Timothy (service no. 2491) was born in Bulli circa 1892.At the time of enlistment Ernest was a 24 years old and worked as a miner. He embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises on 24th August, 1916...

Todd, James, known as Joseph/ Joe

Joseph Todd (Service No 4276) was born at Leichardt, Sydney, N.S.W. on 21 December 1896 to William Todd and Elizabeth Ann Todd nee Stephenson.  His family moved to Austinmer, N.S.W. in 1909 and...

Todd, George

George Todd (Service No 1364) was born in Belfast, Ireland, around 1887.In 1913 he married Florence Mackie in Sydney and they had one child.At enlistment George 27 years old, worked as a labourer,...

Tolhurst, Charles Ebenezer

Charles Tolhurst (Service No 6191) was born in Penrith, N.S.W. around 1884.On 12th September 1905 he married Catherine Veigel at Woonona, N.S.W. and they went on to have 6 children.In 1915 Charles...

Tomkins, Henry Ardagh

Henry was born in Appin in June 1894.  His family moved to Dapto soon after Henry was born.  He was 21 and living in Byamee Street Dapto at the time he enlisted.  He embarked on...

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