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Stone, William Stephen

William Stone (Service No 632) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. At enlistment, William was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Strachan, Cornelius Alexander

Cornelius Strachan (Service No 9979) was born in Thirroul, N.S.W. around 1898.When Cornelius enlisted at the age of 18 he was single, lived at Austinmer N.S.W. and was employed as a miner.  He...

Strange, James

James Strange (Service No 4533) was born in Bacup, Lancashire, England around 1889.At enlistment James was single, 26 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.  One of James...

Street, Charles Edward

Charles Edward Street was born on January 31, 1886 to James & Delia Street, at Corrimal; he was one of seven at that point in time. When Charles was born his father was working in a local coal...

Street, Edwin

Edwin ‘Ted’ Street, brother of Charles Edward Street was born in Wollongong on August 8, 1891, to parents James & Delia; he was the tenth and the last child of the family. He grew up in Corrimal...

Strong, William

William Strong (Service No 2505) was born in Jamberoo, N.S.W. At enlistment in Cairns, Qld, he was 28 years old, and worked as a farmer. William embarked from Brisbane, Qld,...

Stubbin, Claude John

Claude Stubbin (Service No 1236) was born in Sutherland, N.S.W. around 1896.At enlistment Claude was single, 18 years old, worked as a bank clerk, and lived at The Rectory, Wollongong, N.S....

Stubbs, Robert Ernest

Robert Stubbs (Service No 4539) was born in Hartley Vale, Victoria, around 1888.At enlistment Rober was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He embarked from...

Stumbles, Wilfred William

Wilfred Stumbles (Service no 219/1816) was born in Wollongong, NSW.At the time of enlistment Wilfred was single, 28 years of age, employed as a clerk with the railways and resided in Wollongong, NSW....

Stumbles, William Westlake

William Stumbles (Service no 1389) was born in Wollongong, NSW.In 1881, William married Sarah Hall in Bathurst, NSW.  They settled in Wollongong, NSW and raised their family.At the time of...

Sturt, Clifford Lister

Clifford Sturt (Service No 1384) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.At enlistment Clifford was single, 21 years old, and worked a farm at Cootamundra, N.S.W.  He nominated his sister who lived in...

Styles, Arthur Raymond

Arthur (Ray) Raymond Styles (Service No. 1390) enlisted after being taken prisoner in New Guinea. His daughter Peggy recalls her father telling her that one morning...

Summers, James Stanley

James Summers (Service No 227) was born in September 1894 in Bellambi, N.S.W.When James enlistment he was single and living in Lismore, N.S.W. working as a labourer.He embarked from Sydney on...

Summers, Richard

Richard Summers (Service no 5189) was born in Dapto, NSW in 1891.The family moved to the Northern Rivers, NSW and at the time of enlistment in Brisbane, Queensland, he was single, 22 years of age,...

Summerson, James Clifton

James Summerson (Service No 1610) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. around 1894.  He enlistment when he was 21 years of age.  James was single, and employed as a miner.  James...

Sutherland, Robert Frederick

Robert Sutherland (Service No 54513) was born in Lithgow, NSW.At enlistment Robert was single, 19 years old, was employed as a postman, and lived at Thirroul, NSW; he had served with 37th Infantry...

Sutton, Claude Barron

Claude Sutton (Service No 67712) was a single 19 year old farmer from Smiths Hill, Wollongong NSW when he enlisted. He embarked on HMAT A7 Medic on 2nd November 1918 with N S W reinforcements....

Sutton, Arthur Fraser

Captain Arthur Sutton (Service no. 2838) was born in Sydney and attended Newington College, going on to Sydney University to study Dentistry. He had served five years with the AVAC. The family moved...

Sutton, Ernest Geoffrey

Ernest Geoffrey Sutton (Service no. 3009) was born in Sydney and educated at Sydney Grammar School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 24 year old grazier from Smiths Hill Wollongong. He...

Sutton, Harry William

Harry Sutton was born about 1894.He spent 3 years in the Cadets and 2 years in the C M F. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old machine worker and clerk. His mother was his next of...

Swannell, William Alfred

William Swannell was born in Sofala, NSW and attended Wattle Flat Public School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 27 year old miner living and working at Helensburgh, NSW. He embarked on...

Sweet, Henry

Henry Sweet  was born in Sydney around 1885.At enlistment Henry was single, 30 years old, worked as a labourer,and lived with his mother at Bombo, N.S.W. Henry has 2 sets of service records...

Swift, James

James Swift (Service No 25644) was born in Sydney.At enlistment James was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Keiraville, N.S.W.  He had served 3 years with the Garrison...

Syme, John William

John William Syme (Service No 279) was 22 years old, single, worked as a locomotive fireman and had served in the Cadets and the Militia.John became an orphan when he was very young and had to...

Syme, Peter Mcinnes

Peter McInnes Syme (Service No 2830), was born in 1893.Peter was orphaned when he was very young and had to move from Helensburgh, N.S.W. to Lithgow, N.S.W., to live with relatives.At enlistment...

Syme, Duncan Leslie

Duncan Syme (Service No 4270) was born in Helensburgh about 1896 and moved with his family to Lithgow where he attended school, serving in the junior cadets. At the time of enlistment he was a single...

Synnerdahl, Carl Magnus Thorsten

Carl Synnerdahl (Service no 5231) was born in Tasmania.At the time of enlistment Carl was single, 22 years of age, employed as a fisherman and resided in Kiama, NSW.  Carl joined the Waratah...

Tait, James

James Tait (Service No 5198) was born in Walkersine, Scotland in 1887. On 17th August, 1911 he married Elizabeth McClory. They came to Australia and at the time of enlistment, James was a married 29...

Talbot, Edward

Edward Talbot (Service No 2922) was born at Thirroul, N.S.W.At enlistment Edward was single, 27 years old, and worked as a labourer. He listed his mother, Maria as next of kin.He embarked from Sydney...

Talbot, Charles Henry

Charles Talbot (Service No 11600) was born in Leek, England.  In 1896 he enlisted in the Navy and was discharged in Sydney in 1905.  On 21st December 1908 he married Ellen Hooper in Sydney....

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