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Skeats, Alfred George

Alfred Skeats (Service no 3887) was born in Blaney in 1892.At the time of enlistment Alfred was a single, 24 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.Alred embarked on HMAT...

Skeats, Cecil Reginald

Cecil Skeats (Service no 5205) was born in Sunny Corner in 1896.At the time of enlistment he was single, 20 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.  He enlisted 4...

Skerritt, Albert Victor

Albert Victor Skerritt (Service No 2485), was born in Unanderra, N.S.W., in 1897.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a locomotive fireman, lived in Tarrawanna, N.S.W., and had served...

Slater, Sydney Thomas

Sydney Slater (Service no 993) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Sydney was single, 28 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a fireman.Sydney embarked on HMAT...

Slater, Theophilus Baumgartner

Theophilus Slater (Service no 6314) was born in Newcastle, NSW.At the time of enlistment Theophilus was single, 38 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a field assistant for...

Sloan, Albert Henry

Albert Sloan (Service No 1379) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.  He was 20 years old, single, and working as a hairdresser when he enlisted in the AIF.Albert had spent 4 years in 28th...

Sloan, Francis Peter

Francis Sloan (Service No 303) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1890.  He was 24 years old, single, and working as a labourer when he enlisted.  Francis...

Smart, Alfred Samuel

Alfred Samuel Smart (Service No 6311), was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., in 1886.At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he was single, 29 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in...

Smith, Arthur William

Arthur William Smith was born in 1894 to Richard and Isabel Smith. He had a brother Stanley, who was born in Woonona 1890 and grew up in Scarborough. He enlisted on 6 February, 1915 at the age of 20...

Smith, Bernard Mathew

Bernard Mathew Smith (Service No 4764) was born in Sydney, N.S.W., around 1898. At enlistment he was 18 years old, single, worked as an asphalter and lived in Corrimal, N.S.W...

Smith, James Fraser

James Fraser Smith (Service No 1450), was born in Glasgow, Scotland, around 1885.At enlistment, he was single, 29 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Balgownie, N....

Smith, Edward George

Private Edward Smith (Service no. 4886) was born in Lithgow on 1st July, 1893 and was a single 22 year old miner who lived at Corrimal at the time of enlistment. He served for three years in St...

Smith, Herbert Robert

Herbert Smith (Service no 9969) was born in Bulli, NSW.On 18 June 1906,  Herbert married Edith Wearn in Wollongong, NSW and together they had 9 children.At the time of enlistment, Herbert was...

Smith, James Richard

James Smith (Service No 16448) was born in Bangalow, N.S.W.At enlistment James was single, 19 years old, worked as a postal assistant, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.  James had served in the...

Smith, Alfred

Alfred Smith was born on September 10, 1892 in Hartley Valley NSW. His address at enlistment was Harbord St, Thirroul where he lived with his wife, Doris Irene Smith. He was a coal miner prior to the...

Smith, Norman McLeod

Norman McLeod Smith (Service No 7024), alderman and Mayor of Wollongong enlisted on 10 September 1917. He was born in December 1884 to James and Margaret Anne Smith. After attending the local school...

Smith, Charles Henry

Charles Henry Smith (Service No 2682), was born in London, England around 1885.At enlistment he was single, 31 years old and worked as a motor mechanic. In 1916, whilst in the process of enlisting,...

Smith, Arthur Harold

Arthur Harold Smith (Service No 6315), was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a coach builder, lived in Wollongong and had served 2 years...

Smith, Frederick William Alexander

Frederick Smith (Service No 2910) was born in Greenock, Scotland.  In 1915 he married Annie Day, however, on his Attestation Papers, Frederick stated he was single. He enlisted at the age...

Smith, Arnold Ashton

Arnold Smith (Service No 905) was born in Walcha, N.S.W. in 1893.  He attended Wollongong Public School and served as a signaler in the Junior and Senior Cadets.At enlistment Arnold was single,...

Smith, Walter John

Walter Smith (Service No 3126) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. around 1891.At enlistment Walter was single, 25 years old, worked as a draper and lived in Kiama, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Smith, Charles

Charles Smith (Service No 670) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment Charles was single, 20 years of age, employed as a sawyer and had previously served 4 years with the Militia.Charles...

Smith, Richard Stanley

Richard Smith (Service No 338) was born in Liverpool, England around 1892.  In 1914 Richard married Violet Hails in Helensburgh, N.S.W. At enlistment Richard was 23 years old, worked...

Smith, Archibald Stuart (also Stewart)

Archibald Smith (Serevice No 673) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment Archibald was single, 27 years old worked as a plumber, lived in Wollongong, N.S.W., and had served with the Militia.He...

Smith, Sidney

Sidney Smith (Service no 2876) was born in Helensburgh, NSW in 1872.In 1892 he had married Martha Northey and together they had 2 children.At the time of enlistment Sidney was married, 44 years of...

Smith, Walter David

Walter Smith was born in London, England.  He served 3 years with the 1st Essex Regiment before he came to Australia.Walter enlisted with the Naval and Military Expeditionary Force on 12 August...

Smith, Randolph David John

David Smith (Service No 6808), was born in Keiraville, N.S.W.On 1 April 1912, he married Mabel Buckland, in Wollongong, N.S.W.When enlisting in Wollongong, NSW, Randolph used the name David to...

Smith, Sydney

Sydney Smith (Service no 8462) was born in Wollongong.In 1914 Sydney married Florence Brett and together they had 2 children.At the time of enlistment Sydney was married, 25 years of age and employed...

Smith, Arthur Frederick George

Arthur Smith (Service No 4243) was born in Sydney in 1895.At enlistment Arthur was single, 21 years old, worked as a blacksmith, and lived in Kiama, N.S.W.  He had served perviously with the...

Smith, Hugh

Hugh Smith (Service No 5193) was born in South Shields, Durham, England and arrived in Australia with his family after 1911.At enlistment Hugh was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner at the...

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