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Parsons, Clarence Thomas Farrell

Clarence Parsons (Service No 5189) was born in Sydney in 1895.At enlistment, Clarence was single, 20 years old, worked as a clerk and lived in Wollongong, and had served 4 years with the Cadets.He...

Parsons, Emily Rebecca Mary

Emily Mary Parsons was born in Sydney; she lived in Wollongong after the war. Her father was Alfred Thomas Parsons. She enlisted on 1 September 1916 as a ‘Field Nurse (AANS)’ at the age of 26 and...

Pascoe, Alexander Roland

Alexander Roland Pascoe (Service No 7771), was born in Sydney, N.S.W.At enlistment in Wollongong, N.S.W., he was single, 21 years old, worked as a labourer, lived in Port...

Pate, Robert

Robert Pate was born in Mount Kembla, 1888, and was the son of Robert and Marion Pate. Prior to enlistment he was a miner. He enlisted in the A I F on 26th September, 1916. Service #2295, Private...

Paterson, Adam Begg

Adam Paterson (Service No. 3882) was born in Muirkirk, Scotland circa 1875. The family travelled to Australia and settled in Mount Kembla, New South Wales. Adam had previously served for 9 months in...

Patmore, Robert

Robert Patmore (Service No 4587) was born in Wigan, England around 1896.  His family emigrated to Australia and Robert was living in Woonona when he enlisted. He was a single 19 year...

Paton, Matthew

Matthew Paton (Service No 4275), was born in Hamilton, Scotland.At enlistment, he was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Thirroul, N.SW.Matthew embarked on HMAT A60 Aeneas, with...

Patrick, Samuel

Samuel Patrick (Service No 5174), was born in Market Weighton, Yorkshire, England about 1887.At enlistment, he was single, 28 years old, worked as a crane driver and lived in Port Kembla, N.S.W....

Pattinson, John Joseph

John Pattinson (Service No 5159) was born in England around 1894.John enlisted when he was 22 years old and  living in Corrimal, N.S.W.  He was single and worked as a coal miner.John...

Pattinson, Robert

Private Robert Pattinson (Service No 1606) was born in Bishop Auckland England about 1888. At the time of enlistment, Robert was single, 26 years of age and employed as a miner in Bellambi....

Pawley, Archie Hope

Archie Pawley (Service No 1818, also  recorded on some records as 30/1818 ) was born in Dulwich Hill, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1889 and attended Newington College.At enlistment Archie was 26 years old...

Payne, George William Ross

George Payne (Service No 265) was born in Balgownie, N.S.W. in 1890.At enlistment George was single, 24 years old and employed as a blacksmith at the Mount Keira Colliery.  He had served 8...

Peace, John

Private John Peace (2404) was born in Mount Kembla in 1893. On enlistment he was employed as a miner. He embarked on HMAT Orsova A67 on 14th July, 1915 with the 7th Reinforcements 1st Battalion.He...

Peachey, Frederick William Abraham Cleave or Cleaver

Frederick Abraham William Cleaver Peachey (Service No 940) was born in Cornwall, England.He enlisted in the AIF on 19 September 1914 at Grafton, N.S.W. when he was 22 years old. His father, also...

Peacock, William Thomas

William Peacock (Service No 6582) was born in Newcastle in 1888. At the time of enlistment, he was a married 28 year old miner from Clifton. In 1914 William had married Bertha Walbrock. William...

Pearce, Cecil McKendry

Cecil Pearce (Service No 2711) was born in Neville, near Bathurst NSW.Cecil enlisted in Wollongong, NSW stating his age as 21 (he was in fact 18 years of age).  He was single, worked as a...

Peaty, Percy Lionel

Percy Lionel Peaty (Service No 2186), was born in Granville, N.S.W., about 1891.On 22nd February 1913, he married Mary Haigh, and they had 2 children.At enlistment, he was 23...

Penly, Ernest Roy Glanville

Ernest Penly was born in Wollongong about 1892. At the time of enlistment he was a single 24 year old warehouseman. He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with 13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcements on 7th...

Pepper, Merton Seymour

Merton Pepper (Service No 6372) was born in Berry, N.S.W. around 1895.  Merton was the youngest of 4 brothers who enlisted on the same day, and the only one who did not come home....

Pepper, Wallace Herbert

Wallace Pepper (Service No 3101) was born in Nowra, N.S.W. Wallace enlisted with is brothers Harry & Thomas.  Wallace was single, 28 years of age,  worked as an estate...

Pepper, Harry Clement

Harry Pepper (Service No 3102) was born in Nowra, N.S.W.Harry enlisted with his brothers Wallace & Thomas.  Harry was single, 25 years old, worked as a bank clerk,...

Pepper, Thomas Evelyn

Thomas Pepper (Serevice No 3103) was born in Berry, N.S.W.Thomas enlisted at the age of 31; he was single and working as farmer.  Thomas had 3 younger brothers who all enlisted....

Perkins, Edward Arthur

Edward Perkins (Service No 4221) was born in Sydney.At enlistment Edward was single, 18 years old, worked as an engineer, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A60 Aeneas...

Perrott, Cecil Hubert

Cecil Perrott (Service No 962) was born in Brownsville about 1888. At the time of enlistment he was a single 26 year old clerk. He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with C Company, 18th Battalion on...

Peterson, Arthur Thomas

Arthur Peterson (Service No 4958) was born in Hull, England and came to Australia with his family.At enlistment Arthur was single, 33 years old, worked as a bricklayer, and...

Phillips, William

William Phillips (Service No 1853B) was born at Berry, N.S.W.  On 28th May 1904 he married Amelia Wells and they had 4 children.William enlisted at the age of  39 year, when...

Philpot, William

William Philpot (Service No 624) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W.William had attended Woonona Public School in N.S.W. and spent 4 years in the Senior Cadets.At enlistment William was ...

Philpot, James Temple

James Philpot (Service No1084) was born in Corrimal, NSW and at the time of enlistment was a single 19 year old analytical chemist. He had spent 3 years in the junior cadets and 2 years in the senior...

Phipps, Henry

Henry Phipps (Service No 2536) was born in Blaina Monmouthshire, England about 1892, and came to Australia sometime after 1911. At the time of enlistment Henry was a single 22 year old engine driver...

Pickering, Stephen

Stephen Pickering (Service No 3598) was born in Woonona, N.S.W., around 1890.  As a child he attended Woollarha Public School in Sydney.He enlisted at the age of 26, at which time...

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