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Cavill, Walter

Walter Cavill (Service No 25628), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old and worked as an electric crane driver.Walter embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova, with Divisional...

Cavill, George

George Cavill (Service No 1868), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.In 1907, he married Olive Dove, in Woonona, N.S.W.George initially enlisted on 9th August 1915, as a single man who worked as...

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...

Chalmers, Alexander

Alexander Chalmers (Service No. 1340) was born in Woonona, NSW. At enlistment he was a single 24 year old engineering draughtsman.He embarked on SS Makarini from Melbourne, VIC with 8th...

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...

Chandler, Leslie Summers

Leslie Chandler (Service No 7043) was born in Orange, N.S.W.At enlistment in Bulli, N.S.W., Leslie was single, 23 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He had served 5...

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, 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, James

James Chapman (Service No 4758) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1891.  In 1913 he married Alice Smith in Wollongong. At enlistment James was 25 years old, worked as a miner and...

Chapman, James

James Chapman (Service No 7826) was born in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, England.At enlistment James was single, 30 years old, employed as a telephone and electrical mechanic and lived in Wollongong, N...

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...

Chappell, Percy

Percy Chappell (Service No 15580) stated he was born in Sheffield, England, around 1896. He claimed to be single, 19 years old and a blacksmith striker. In fact, Percy was...

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...

Charlton, Albert Griffith

Albert Charlton (Service no 5058) was born in Goulburn, NSW and enlisted for service in the Boer War on 14 January 1902 as No 43 Trooper Charlton.On 4 May 1910 Albert married Olive Pollock in Woonona...

Chase, Frederick

Frederick Chase (Service no 521) was born in Norwich, England and served 3 years with 3rd Battalion, Norfolk regiment before he came to Australia.At the time of enlistment Frederick was single, 35...

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...

Chesher, Raymond Osmond

Raymond Chesher (Service No 4156) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. around 1878.  On 10th January 1900 he married Annie Kable and they were raising a family when Raymond enlisted.At enlistment...

Chesher, William Henry

William Chesher was born in Carcoar, central N.S.W.At enlistment Willam was single, 24 years old, employed as a railway employee and lived at Spring Hill, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Chesher, John Herbert Leo

John Chesher (Service No 4013) was born in Grenfell, N.S.W. around 1890.At enlistment he was single, 25 years old, worked as a labourer and lived at Port Kembla, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney...

Chie, Carlton Norman

Carlton Chie (Service no 5860) was born in Dapto, NSW.At the time of enlistment Carlton was single,  22 years of age, employed as a farmer and resided in Dapto, NSW.   Carlton Chie was...

Chinnock, James

Private James Chinnock (Service no. 67839) was allocated to the 27th NSW Reinforcements and sailed on HMAT A7 Medic on 2nd November, 1918. The war ended while he was at sea.On the 28th April, 1923 he...

Chinnock, Albert Ernest

Trooper (or Private) Albert Ernest Chinnock - service #2018 - was born in Figtree and was a miner before he enlisted in the AIF. He embarked on the HMAT A62 Wandilla on 3rd February, 1916,...

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