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Byrnes, Arthur James

Arthur James Byrnes (junior) was born in Wollongong 1897, the third of 13 biological and 2 adopted children of Arthur James Byrnes (senior) and wife Mary Elizabeth Smith.He worked as a...

Cadden, Reginald Naylor/ Meyler

Reginald Cadden was born in Kiama. N.S.W. and had served 2 years and 5 months in the South African conflict.  Reginald remained in the CMF and gained a commission.  In 1908 he...

Cade, John Francis

John Cade (Service No 19051) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.In 1915 John married Ivy Levy at Nygamee, N.S.W.When John enlisted when he was 25 years old.  At this time John was...

Cady, Joseph

Joseph Cady (Service No 5060) was born in London in 1897.  His family came to Australia and settled at Jambaroo.At enlistment Joseph was single, 20 years old and worked as a farm hand.  ...

Cady, James George

James Cady (Service No 2548) was born in London and arrived in Australia with his family in 1913.At enlistment James was single, 22 years old, and worked as a farmer at Jamberoo, N.S.W.He embarked...

Caiger, Victor William

Victor Caiger (Service No 2387) was born in Helensburgh, N.S.W. in 1897 and attended Thirroul Public School.At enlistment Victor was single, 18 years old, worked as a farmer, and lived at Clifton,N.S...

Caldwell, Alan

Private Alan Caldwell (Service no. 2692) was born in Corrimal circa 1898 and spent four years in the senior cadets. He was a single 19 year old clipper when enlisted.Alan embarked on HMAT A24 Benalla...

Caldwell, Bruce

Private Bruce Caldwell (Service No 2146) was born in Corrimal and attended Corrimal Public School. He served as a signaller in the 37th infantry CMF and was stilll serving with them on enlistment. He...

Canham, George

George Canham (Service No 6717) was born in Sydney, N.S.W.  He married Ivy Cambrell in 1908.Geoge was 28 years old, worked as a butcher, and lived in Kiama, N.S.W. when he...

Carrick, Louis Russell

Louis Carrick (Service No 3047) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. in 1893.At enlistment Louis was single, 23 years old, worked as a surveyor and had served 2 years in the Militia.He embarked from Sydney as...

Carrick, John Edward

John Carrick (Service No 5989) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.John enlisted when the Waratah March came to the Illawarra region.  He was single, 27 years old, and worked as a miner.He embarked from...

Carrick, Thomas Henry

Thomas Carrick (Service No 2777) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. around 1896.At enlistment Thomas was single, 20 years old, and worked as a miner.  He has served 3 years with the Citizens Militia...

Carter, Norman William

Norman Carter (Service No 2631) was born in Wombat, N.S.W. in 1891.Norman was living in Port Kembla, N.S.W., working as a labourer when he enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W. at the age of 24....

Catt, Charles

Charles Catt (Service No 14027) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistement Charles was single, 18 years old and employed as a fitter.  Charles had served 5 years in the...

Catterall, Augustus Victor

Augustus Catterall (Service No 7716) was born in Lismore, N.S.W.  While growing up he was a student at Unanderra Public School.When he enlisted, at Holsworthy, N.S.W., he was living at...

Cawe, Edward Sydney

Private Edward Cawe (Service no: 2342) was born circa 1900 and claimed to be 18 years old, however, in reality he was just 14. He had served in the cadets.Edward embarked on HMAT Ballarat A70 on 6th...

Cawood, Dorothy Gwendolen

Dorothy Gwendolen Cawood was born on 9 December1884 in Parramatta. She was the seventh child of carpenter John Cawood and his English-born wife, Sarah Travis nee Garnett. She commenced her nursing...

Chamberlain, Edward George

Edward George Chamberlain was born on 18 April, 1893 in Richmond, Victoria. He was living in Woonona with his family during the time of his enlistment.Chamberlain embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on...

Chamberlain, William Arthur

William Chamberlain (Service No 2537) was born in Newcastle, NSW about 1898. At the time of enlistment he was a single 18 year old coach builder from Albion Park, NSW who had served 12 months in 37th...

Chapman, John

John Chapman (Service No 4938) was born in Stirlingshire, Scotland around 1884.When John enlisted at the age of 31 he was single, worked as a miner, and lived at Scarborough, N.S....

Chapman, Harley Waldron

Harley Chapman (Service No 2050) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. in 1887 and attended Kiama Public School.When Harley enlisted he was single, 28 years old, employed as a bank manager, and...

Chapman, William

William Chapman (Service No 6960) was born in Victoria around 1878.When William enlisted he was living at Woonona, N.S.W. with his wife Mary, and employed as an engine driver.  William...

Chapman, Walter

Lieutenant Walter Chapman (Service no. 3725) was born in Unanderra circa 1893 and attended Unanderra Public School. Prior to enlisting he was working as a relief night watchman.Walter embarked on...

Chapple, William Walter Stanley

William Chapple (Service No 675) was born in Mittagong, NSW about 1890. His parents were deceased when he enlisted at Lismore and he named his uncle at Albion Park, NSW as his next of kin. At the...

Cheadle, George

George Cheadle was born on 2 July 1897 to Joseph and Elizabeth Wilson.  Joseph Wilson died on 30 September 1905.  In 1908 Elizabeth Wilson married Sydney Cheadle and Elizabeth's...

Cheadle, Francis Bowman

Francis Cheadle (Service No 798) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. but moved to Sydney with his family when he was young and attended Fort Street School.Francis was a keen sportsman...

Cheadle, Arthur Alexander

Arthur Cheadle (Service No 58921) was born in Pyrmont, Sydney.When he enlisted Arthur was 18 years old, single, employed as a wheeler, and lived with his father at Austinmer, N.S.W....

Cheney, Cecil George

Cecil Cheney was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1891.At enlistment Cecil was single, 22 years old and employed as a carpenter.War documents which appear to refer Cecil George Cheney of...

Cheney, Allen Wyecliffe

Allan Cheney was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1891.At enlistment Allan was single, 24 years old and worked as a plumber. He enlisted only a few months after his brother Cecil. ...

Cherry, Henry

Henry Cherry (Service No 2726) was born in Helensburgh, NSW about 1895. He served in the cadets and then 5 years in the Militia. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old wheeler living...

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