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Stanley, Benjamin

Benjamin Stanley (Service No 4308) was born in Sydney, NSW in 1895. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old miner from Helensburgh who had served in 37th Infantry Militia. He...

Stanley, Jay Montague

Jay Montague Stanley (Service No's 408/14811), was born in Randfontein, South Africa, around 1891.At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a station overseer and...

Stant, Francis Robert

Francis Robert Stant (Service No 4907), was born in London, England, and arrived in Australia around 1904.At enlistment, he was single, 29 years old, worked as a railway signalman and...

Stapleton, William John

William (Billy) John Stapleton (Service No 3623) was born in Wollongong, to John and Eleanor Stapleton of Unanderra, Illawarra. William's enlistment papers show that he was 24 years old,...

Starr, William Cynog

William Starr (Service No 1583) was born in Austinmer, NSW and attended Helensburgh Superior School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 26 year old woolsorter. He embarked on HMAT A32...

Starr, Arthur Edmond

Arthur Edward Starr (Service No 1790), was born in Campbelltown, N.S.W.At enlistment, he was single, 34 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.Arthur embarked...

Steers, Archie John

Archie Steers (Service No 999) was born in Brighton, England around 1885.  At enlistment Archie was single, 30 years old, worked as an assistant fitter, and lived at Port Kembla, N.S.W.He...

Stein, Alfred James

Alfred James Stein (Service No 1247), was born in Kiama, N.S.W.The family moved to Tasmania, early in Alfred's life.  At enlistment, he was single, 21 years old, worked as a labourer and...

Stein, Thomas

Thomas Stein (Service No 7075), was born in Kiama, N.S.W., and went to live in Tasmania, with his family, at a young age.At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a hairdresser and lived...

Stenton, Stanley Rowland

Stanley Stenton (Service No 65823) was born in Sheffield, England and arrived in Australia around 1914.At enlistment Stanley was single, 21 years old, worked as a grocer, and lived in Wollongong, N.S...

Stephens, Luther Roy

Luthor Stephens (Service No 3468) was born in Tennessee, USA around 1890 and appears to have arrived in Australia about 1915.At enlistment Luther was single, 27 years old, worked as a navvy (...

Stephenson, Frederick

Frederick Stephenson (Service No 3118) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 23 years old, single and worked as a driver. Frederick enlisted a few weeks before his brother, Roy....

Stephenson, Roy David

Roy David Stephenson (Service No 3119) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., around 1897. At enlistment he was 18 years old (although he claimed to be 21 years old), single, and worked as a bottler...

Stephenson, Edwin Selby

Edwin Selby Stephenson (Service No 1392) was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., around 1889.At enlistment he was 26 years old, married, worked as a carter and lived in Sydney, N.S.W. Edwin embarked...

Stevens, Athol Roy

Athol Roy Stevens (Service No 2733) was born in Broken Hill, N.S.W. The family moved to the Illawarra in 1901 where they remained until around 1910.At enlistment he was 23 years old, ...

Stevens, John Francis Allan

John Stevens (Service No 3670) was born in Helensburgh, N.S.W. around 1899. John enlisted in Bulli, N.S.W. when he was 18 years old; he was single and worked as a dairy farmer.  He embarked from...

Stevens, William Alfred

William Stevens (Service No 67701) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. At enlistment William was single, 19 years old and worked as a motor mechanic.  He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A 7 Medic with...

Stevens, James Robert

James Stevens (Service no. 3302) was born in Dapto circa 1897 and attended Dapto Public School.At enlistment James was single, 18 years old and worked as a grocer.James embarked on HMAT A29 Suevic on...

Stevens, Raymond

Raymond Stevens (Service No 3439/ 3439A) was born in Orange, N.S.W. in 1877.At enlistment Raymond was single, 33 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Austinmer, N.S.W.  He had served 14...

Stevens, John

John (Jack) Stevens (Service No 3676) was born in March 1881 in Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England.  John arrived in Sydney with his family in 1911.At enlistment, Jack was married to Esther Ann...

Stevens, William Henry

William Henry Stevens (Service No 1187 /1328 on National Archives summary sheet) was born in 1897 to John and Agnes E Stevens at Helensburgh, N.S.W. .At enlistment, William was 22 years of...

Stevens, Arthur Borlase

Arthur Stevens (Service No 6023) was born in Sydney.On 2nd September 1903 Arthur married Vera Proctor at Wickham, near Newcastle, N.S.W but the couple had no children. Arthur was 34 years of age...

Stevenson, Jesse

Jesse Stevenson (Service No 5735) was born in Nottingham, England, and had served with 8th Battalion, Sherwood Forresters, before coming to Australia.When Jesse enlisted at the age of 23, he lived at...

Stewart, Raymond Tapper

Raymond Tapper Stewart (Service No 6089) was born in Bega, N.S.W., in 1897. At enlistment he was 18 years old, single and worked as a boundary rider. Raymond had served 1 year...

Stewart, Henry

Henry Stewart (Service No 7780), was 22 years old, single, worked as a carterand lived in Port Kembla, N.S.W., when he enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. He embarked on HMAT A 8 Ulysses...

Stewart, Robert Bruce

 Robert Bruce Stewart (Service No 5764) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. At enlistment he was 20 years old, single, worked as a carpenter, lived in Woonona, N.S.W., and...

Stewart, Edward William

As the only son of a farmer, it can be assumed that Edward William Stewart was reluctant to sign up and leave his father to work the family farm Strathleven alone. The family had not long owned the...

Stewart, William Peter

William Stewart (Service No 1265) was born about 1886. Nothing is known of his early life but at the time of enlistment he was a single 29 year old miner living at Helensburgh, N.S.W.. He embarked...

Stewart, Joseph

Joseph Stewart (Service No 765) was born in Tasmania around 1891.  The family appeared to have moved around while Joseph was young and lived in Helensburgh, N.S.W. for a time.At enlistment,...

Stone, George

George Stone was born in Mount Kembla in 1888, the son of George and Norah Stone. He was a local farmer and 27 years old when he enlisted in the AIF on the 20th of August, 1915. #4903 Private Stone...

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