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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...

Curzon, Harold

Harold Curzon (Service No 6288) was born in Newcastle on Tyne, England, and arrived in Australia in 1911.At enlistment Harold was single, 38 years old, worked as a fireman and lived at...

Cutcher, Herbert Lowell

Herbert Lowell Cutcher (Service No 1084), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W., in 1895.At enlistment, he was single, 20 years old, worked as a farmer and lived at Inverell, N.S.W. Herbert had...

Cutting, Frank Vincent

Frank Cutting (Service No 3111) was born in Herne Bay, Kent, England in June 1891 and arrived in Australia around 1913.At enlistment Frank was single, 23 years old, worked as a farm hand and lived in...

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, James

James Daley (Service No 3029) was born in Bradford, England around 1876.James enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. at the age of 41.  He was single, worked as a quarryman and...

Daley, Thomas

Thomas Daley (Service No 1324) was born in Sydney, N.S.W. He was single, 34 years old and working as a cook in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he enlisted. He embarked on HMAT A 14 Euripides with...

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...

Dando, Ernest John

Ernest Dando (Service No 9363) was born in Woonona, NSW. At the time he enlisted, he was single, 18 year old chemist.Ernest embarked on HMAT A 26 Armidale with 15th Reinforcements, 1st Field...

Dann, Edward Charles

Edward Dann (Service No 4109) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. in 1896.At enlistment in Lismore, N.S.W. Edward was single, 19 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Woodlawn near Lismore. Edward had...

Dare, Albert

Albert Dare (Service No 2591) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. about 1887.At enlistment he was single, 29 years old and worked as a carter.Albert embarked on HMATA 38 Ulysses, with 26th Battalion,...

Dare, Ernest Wilfred

Ernest Dare (Service No 3284) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. around 1894.At enlistment Ernest was single, 21 years old, and worked as a blacksmith.  He embarked from...

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...

Davenport, Albert Edward

Albert Edward Davenport (Service No 4750) was born in Macclesfield, England about 1898, arriving in Australia, in 1909.At enlistment, he was single, 18 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in...

Davenport, John Thomas

John Davenport (Service No 6896)  was born in Macclesfield, England.At enlistment John was single, 18 years old, worked as a miner, and lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney...

David, Albert Edward

Private Albert David (Service no 38792) was a single 24 year old iron moulder who was working at his father's business in Wollongong when he enlisted.Albert embarked on HMAT A38 Ulysses with 33rd...

Davidson, James

James Davidson (Service No 1534 & 2271) was born in Woonona, N.S.W. At enlistment James was single, 20 years old, and worked as a butcher. He embarked from Sydney (Service No 1534) on HMAT...

Davidson, John

John Davidson (Service No 3500) was born in Woonona, N.S.W around 1894.John enlisted in Bulli, N.S.W. when he was single, 21 years old, and worked as a shop assistant.  He had served 1 year with...

Davidson, Alexander

Alexander Davidson was one of the many men that enlisted in the war. Born on 19 February 1890 to James Davidson and Lousia Pugh, Alex enlisted in 1916 at the age of 26.He was a carpenter in Sydney...

Davies, Evan Hugh

Evan Davies (Service No 3789) was born in Cardiff, Wales around 1887.At enlistment Evan was single, 29 years old, worked as an engine driver and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W. Evan listed...

Davies, Joseph

Joseph Davies (Service No 2408) was born in Blacker Hill, Burnsley, Yorkshire, England around 1878.  A coal miner like his father, he left England for Australia in early 1914.Joseph enlisted...

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