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Cram, John Wheeler

John Cram (Service No 3729) was born in Wollongong and at the time of enlistment was described as a single 31 year old miner. He embarked on HMAT A29 Suevic on 22nd December 1915 with 13th Battalion...

Cramer, Joseph Henry

Sergeant Joseph Cramer (Service no. 8055) was born in Quirindi on 22nd June, 1884 and trained as a school teacher. At the time of enlistment he was living and working in Wollongong. He had married...

Crane, James

James Crane (Service No 5070) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.In 1901 James married Sarah Salisbury and they lived at Bulli with their children.He enlisted when he was 38 years old, and at this...

Crawford, William George

William Crawford (Service No 2632) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W. around 1898.At enlistment, William was living in Keiraville, N.S.W.; he was single, 18 years of age, and employed as a miner.  ...

Critcher, Thomas Alfred

Private Thomas Critcher (Service no. 555) was born in Woonona circa 1893. He was serving in the militia, 39th Infantry and working as a miner when war came.Thomas enlisted in Queensland and sailed on...

Croft, John Hector

Note: Various war documents have either Service No 1343 or 2343 recorded on John Croft's documents, while both numbers are recorded on his National Archives of Australia (NAA) papers.John Croft was...

Croft, William Thomas

William Croft (Service No 3733) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. William enlisted at the age of 27, when he was single and employed as a salesman.  He had served previously in...

Crompton, James

James Crompton (Service No 2678) was born in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, one of 6 children.  James came to Australia after 1911.James enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W. when he...

Crook, Albert Thomas

Albert Crook (Service No 58681) was born in Adamstown, N.S.W.Albert enlisted when he was 21 years old; he was single, working as a coal miner, and living at Coledale, N.S.W. ...

Crook, Cecil James

Cecil James Crook (Service No 4562) was born in Adamstown, Newcastle. When Cecil enlisted in the AIF on 10 November, 1915, he was living at Kembla Heights, near Wollongong. He was 18 years...

Crowley, John Nicholas

John Crowley (Service No 2917) was born at Cordeaux River near Wollongong, N.S.W. in July 1866.  On 21st December 1893 he married Elizabeth Roberts and they went on to have 8 children...

Crowther, John William

John Crowther (Service No 396) was born in Hackmondwyke, England.He married Mary Langdon on 20th October 1906 and they arrived in Australia in 1912.At enlistment John was 34 years old, worked as a...

Crozier, Thomas Gracie

Thomas Crozier (Service no 1907) was born in Scotland around 1889.Thomas was 26 years old and living at Scarborough,N.S.W. when he enlisted.  He was single and working...

Cruickshanks, Walter Cecil

Lance Corporal Walter Cruickshanks (Service no. 2718) was born circa 1890 and had spent three years in the CMF. He was a single 25 year old mechanic.Walter embarked on HMAT A54 Runic with 8th...

Cullen, Thomas Herbert

Thomas Cullen (Service No 1700) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. around 1879 and had attended Rockley Public School. Thomas enlisted at the age of 36, when he lived at...

Cunningham, Thomas Clinton

Private Thomas Cunningham (Service no. 5073) was born in Mount Kembla and worked as a railway employee prior to enlisting in the AIF.He embarked on HMAT A9 Shropshire with 16th Battalion, 1st...

Curran, John

John Curran has three regimental numbers 716/1457/2457. He was born in Lambton about 1887. His father died in Corrimal in 1897 and his mother remarried. At the time of enlistment he was a single 27...

Curran, Frank

Frank Curran (Service No 4498) was born in Newcastle, NSW about 1890. The family came to the Illawarra and at the time of enlistment he was a single 25 year old miner from Austinmer. He embarked on...

Curtis, Reginald Johnston

Reginald Curtis (Service No 1929) was born in Kiama, NSW in July 1886. In 1910 he married Louisa Wiley at Nowra and they had two children. At the time of enlistment he was a 28 year old store keeper...

Curwen, Henry Harrison

Henry Curwen (Service No 739) was born at Helensburgh, N.S.W. around 1888.When he enlisted Henry was living at South Cessnock, N.S.W; he was single, 29 yearS old and employed as a miner.He embarked...

Dahlstrom, Gustaf (George)

Gustaf Dahlstrom was born in Gotherberg, Sweden around 1891.Gustaf had served in the Royal Swedish Navy before he came to Australia.At enlistment, Gustaf was single, 23 years old, worked as a motor...

Daisley, William

William Daisley (Service No 4400) was born in Scotland about 1898. He arrived in Australia in April 1914. He served 10 months in the Senior Cadets at Bulli. At the time of enlistment he was...

Dalby, Maurice William

Maurice Dalby (Service No 1824) was born in Richmond, Victoria, around 1889.  After his mother died, Maurice's father moved to Bellambi, N.S.W. with his family, and remarried. Maurice'...

Dale, John Patrick

John Dale (Service No 2129) was born in Wollongong around 1896.At enlistment John was 19 years of age, and worked as a farm labourer in Wollongong.  John's parents were deceased and he nominated...

Daley, Bertram Wilfred

Bertram Daley (Service No 1020) was born in Marshall Mount, N.S.W.Bertram enlisted when he was 23 years old; he was single, worked as a labourer, and lived at South Cundurimba,...

Dally, Samuel Nathaniel

Samuel Dally (Service No 248) was born in Beaconsfield, Tasmania. At the time of enlistment he was a single 19 year old butcher from Wollongong who had served 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces...

Dalrymple-Hay, John Charles Houston

John Dalrymple-Hay (Service No 704) was born in Sydney.At enlistment John was single, 26 years old, worked as a forest guard, and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A11 Ascanius...

Dalziel, Victor

Victor Dalziel was born in the Gold Rush town of Steiglitz, Victoria on October 7, 1898 and was one of eleven children. His early years were spent in Queensland working as a farmer until he enlisted...

Dark, Norman

Norman Dark (Service No 4787) was born in Lambeth, London, England around 1892.  In 1914 he and his sister emigrated to Australia and settled in Berry, N.S.W.When Norman enlisted at the age of...

Darwell, Edward

Edward Darwell (Service No 3476) was born in Victoria around 1890.At enlistment Edward was single, 27 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W. where he enlisted.He embarked...

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