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Davies, Horace

Horace Davies (Service No 2146), was born in Bellambi, N.S.W., in 1893.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old and worked as a coke worker.Horace embarked on HMAT A62 Wandilla, with 13th...

Davies, Edward Winton

Edward Winton Davies (Service Nos 1540/6791) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W., in 1891.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old and was a seaman.Edward embarked on HMAT A49 Seang Choon, with 3rd...

Davies, Frederick Rees

Frederick Davies was born in Corrimal, NSW in 1892 and was a single 24 year old butcher when he enlisted. He had spent 3 years with the St George Rifles CMF. He embarked on RMS Moldavia on 2nd...

Davies, William Rees

William Rees Davies (Service No 3615) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistment, he was single, 21 years old, a student, and had served 3 years in the Sydney University Militia.William...

Davies, Percy John

Percy John Davies (Service No 4170), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 21 years old, worked as a carter, lived in Balgownie, N.S.W. and  had served 4...

Davies, George Arthur

George Davies (Service No 172) was born in Corrimal, NSW however the family were living at Mount Keira when he enlisted. He was a single 20 year old printer who had served in the 7th Army Medical...

Davies, Charles

Charles Davies (Service No 1827) was born in Helensburgh,NSW around 1894.At enlistment Charles was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner and had served 2 years with the CMF. He nominated his mother...

Davis, Alexander

Alexander Davis (Service no 5066) stated he was born in Bulli, NSW in 1898.At enlistment Alexander was single, 18 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Woonona, NSW and had previously...

Davis, Roland Edward

Roland Davis (Service no 2901) was born in Wollongong, NSW in 1899.When Roland enlisted in Wollongong he was single, 18 years of age and employed as a labourer.Roland embarked on HMAT A42 - Boorara...

Davis, Benjamin

Benjamin Davis (Service no 912) was born in Birmingham, England and had previously served 2 years and 7 months with the British Army in the Boer War.At the time of enlistment Benjamin was single, 34...

Davis, Harry Westbrook

Harry Davis (Service No 1608) was born in Berry, N.S.W. in January 1887.When Harry enlisted he was single, 27 years, and worked as a farmer at Berry.  He had served 8 months...

Davis, Herbert

Herbert Davis (Service No 792) was born in Bulli, NSW about 1890. At the time of enlistment he was a single 24 year old draper from Marrickville who had served 6 years in the Cadets. He embarked on...

Davy, James Henry

James Henry Davy (Service No 53) was born in Bradford, England.On 4th November 1906, he married Sarah Jackson, in Yorkshire, England, and they came to Australia after 1908. At enlistment, James...

Dawes, Thomas William

Thomas Dawes (Service No 184) was born in Mount Kembla, N.S.W. around 1890.  When Thomas enlisted, he was 24 years old, single, lived at Murrurundi, N.S.W. working as a locomotive cleaner....

Dawes, Ernest

Private Ernest Dawes (Service no: 4772) was born in Mount Kembla in 1893.Prior to enlisting he was a 22 year old Postal Assistant. After enlisting in the AIF he embarked with 4th Battalion on the...

Dawes, Hollis Roy

Hollis Dawes (Service No 4499) was born in Albion Park, NSW about 1892 and was a single 23 year old carpenter when he enlisted. He embarked on RMS Osterey with 14th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion on...

Dawes, Walter Leslie

Walter Dawes (Service No 2167) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.  Walter had spent 2 years in the Cadets and 1 year with 37th infantry CMF before he enlisted. At enlistment was ...

Dawes, Alan Roy

Alan Dawes (Service No 2612) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.He enlisted at the age of 20, when he was single, and working as a grocer.  Alan had previously spent 4 years in the CMF.He...

Dawson, George William

George Dawson (Service No 819) was born in Palmerston New Zealand in July 1891. He had spent 3 years full time in the New Zealand Rifles. George arrived in Sydney on 29th April 1910 and by 1913 had...

Dawson, Harold Frederick

Harold Dawson was born in Wollongong, NSW about 1897 and at the time of enlistment was an 18 year old clerk who had spent 4 years in the Cadets. He embarked on RMS Mooltan on 11th December 1915...

Day, Henry James

Henry Day (Service No 405) was born in Fulham, England.He was single, 30 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Port Kembla, NSW when he enlisted. He nominated his sister Kate who lived in...

De Boynton, William

William De Boynton (Service No 476) was born in Drake, NSW about 1887. The family later moved moved to Berry, NSW. William was the first of 3 brothers to enlist. At the time he was a single 27 year...

De Boynton, Francis

Francis De Boynton (Service No 4544) was born in Drake, NSW in February 1896. He was the youngest of 3 brothers to enlist. At the time of enlistment he was a single 19 year old farmer at Berry, NSW...

De Boynton, Arthur

Arthur De Boynton (Service No 3132) was born in Drake, NSW in 1893. At the time of enlistment in Kiama he was a single 23 year old dairy farmer from Berry, NSW. His enlistment must have been of...

De Mestre, Sarah Melanie

Sarah De Mestre was born in the Shoalhaven, NSW and trained as a nurse at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. In August 1914, after the outbreak of the war, she enlisted and sailed...

Deale, Leslie Edwin

Leslie Deale (Service No 7055) was born in Mudgee, N.S.W on 9 June 1893.At the time of enlistment Leslie was a married 24 year old miner from Thirroul with 2 children. He had married Eleanor Davies...

Dean, Tom

Tom Dean (Service No 2382) was born in Manchester England and was baptised there on 23rd February 1898. He left England and settled in Bulli some time after 1911. At the time of enlistment he was a...

Dean, Royden Alvin

Royden Dean was born in Wollongong, NSW about 1889. He is described as a single 25 year old tailor. He had spent 4 years in the CMF prior to embarking on HMAT A35 Berrima on 19th August 1914 with D...

Dean, John Harold

John Dean was born in Wollongong and at the time of enlistment was a single 29 year old bank clerk who had spent 3 years in the Commonwealth Military Force. He embarked on SS Te-Anau on 20th...

Dee, Thomas William

Thomas Dee (Service No 3489) was born in Bristol, England around 1896 and at some time travelled to Australia.Thomas enlisted under the name of Charles Dean when he was 21 years old.  At...

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