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Carthew, James Edwin

James Carthew (Service No 5549) was born in Kiama.  He married Florence Bogus in Kiama in 1903 and the couple had 3 children.At enlistment James was 38 years old, a farm labourer and had served...

Cartwright, Herbert

Herbert Cartwright (Service No 3580) was born in Northampton, England around 1889.  In 1913 Herbert married Lilly Summerson in Sydney.At enlistment Herbert was 27 years old, employed as a...

Case, Clifford Charles

Clifford Case (Service No 18852) was born in Walcha, N.S.W. in 1888.At enlistment Clifford was single, 28 years old, was employed as a fireman and lived at Clifton, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Cash, Cecil John

Cecil John Cash (Service No 10157) was born in Braidwood, N.S.W., in 1896. At enlistment he was 22 years old, single, worked as a baker and had served with the Cadets. Cecil listed his...

Cassels, Francis

Francis Cassels (Service No 7226) was born in Lithgow, N.S.W. around 1882.  The family moved around a lot and were living in Woonona, N.S.W. in the 1880s.At enlistment Francis was single, 33...

Catt, Charles

Charles Catt (Service No 14027) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistement Charles was single, 18 years old and employed as a fitter.  Charles had served 5 years in the...

Catterall, Augustus Victor

Augustus Catterall (Service No 7716) was born in Lismore, N.S.W.  While growing up he was a student at Unanderra Public School.When he enlisted, at Holsworthy, N.S.W., he was living at...

Cavanagh, John James

John James Cavanagh (Service No 6295A), was born in Mudgee, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 26 years old, single, worked as a labourer, lived in Otford, N.S.W., and had served 3 months with the...

Cavanagh, William Ernest

William Ernest Cavanagh (Service No 1213), was born in Queanbeyan, N.S.W., in 1892.At enlistment he was single, 24 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Wollongong, N....

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...

Chaffey, Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas Chaffey (Service No 603), was born in Essex, England and came to Australia in late 1912.He had served with the Royal Navy from 9th July 1903 until 9th November 1907.At enlistment, Henry...

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, 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...

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...

Champion, Frederick Carey Lane

Frederick Champion (Service No 2693) was born in Jubblepore (later Jabalpur), India in March 1875.  Soon after his birth, the family came to Australia and settled in Tasmania where his father...

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, 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, 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, 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, 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...

Chapman, William Henry

William Henry Chapman (Service No 2892) was born in Dewsbury, England in July 1896.At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he was 19 years old, single, worked as a labourer, lived in Foxground, N.S...

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...

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...

Charlton, Albert Thomas

Albert Charlton (Service No 2110) was born in London around 1870.  On 25th April 1896 he married Sylvia in London and they had 2 children. Albert was living in Melbourne in 1912 when he...

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