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Morrisby, Risby Clement

Risby Morrisby (Service No 1738) was born in Bega, N.S.W. Risby enlisted 10 days after his 18th birthday; he was single, lived in Wollongong, N.S.W. and was unemployed.He...

Morrisby, Rokeby Edwin

Rokeby Morrisby (Service No 2858) was born in Bega, N.S.W.At enlistment Rokeby was single, 31 years old, lived in Wollongong, N.S.W. and worked as a quarryman/ labourer....

Morrison, Thomas

Thomas Morrison, born in Mount Kembla in 1892, was the son of John and Agnes Morrison. He enlisted in the AIF on 5 November, 1914. On enlistment he was described as a 22 year old miner. On...

Morrison, James

Private James Morrison (service no. 3151) was born in Mount Kembla circa 1890. James lost 2 brothers in the Mount Kembla mine disaster of July 1902.In 1912 James married Helena Alice McMullen and...

Morrissey, Denis Patrick

Denis Morrissey (Service No 776a - sometimes the 'a' is not used) was born in Jamberoo, NSW about 1889. He enlisted at Lismore, NSW and was a single 27 year old labourer at the time. He embarked from...

Moss, William Joseph

William Moss (Service No 2708) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. He was single, 28 years old and an engine fitter, when he enlisted. William had served 11 months in the cadets.He embarked from...

Moss, Henry

Henry Moss (Service No 2221) was born in Mossgiel, N.S.W., in 1891.At enlistment, he was single, 24 years old, worked as a shearer and lived at Bulli. Henry listed his mother, Mrs...

Mourell, Alfred

Alfred Mourell (Service No 2258) was born in Sydney in 1898.Alfred, also known as Arthur, was 17 years old when he enlisted.  He was single, and worked as a farmer at Albion Park...

Muir, Frederick Warren

Frederick Muir (644) was born in Wollongong, the son of James and Alice Muir. He was an early enlistment and embarked with the first contingent on HMAT Afric A19 on 18th October, 1914. After training...

Muir, Thomas

Private Thomas Muir (Service no: 3679) was born in Mount Kembla several years after his family had settled in the area in 1887. Both his father and older brother died in the Mount Kembla mine...

Mulligan, James

James ‘Jim’ Mulligan was born in 1883 in Young, NSW. He grew up in Kiama and Dapto. He married Ida Lucy Ferguson in New Zealand 1908; together they had six children and lived in Wollongong.He was a...

Munro, Walter

Walter Munro (Service No 3542) was born in Broadford, Scotland around 1888.At enlistment Walter was single, 28 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Munro, William

William Munro (Service No 1595) was born in Cardross, Dumbarton, Scotland.At enlistment William was 33 years old and worked as a labourer. It is unclear as to where William was living, but he listed...

Murphy, Clyde Reginald

Clyde Murphy (Service No 5128) was born in Keiraville, N.S.W. around 1895.When Clyde enlisted he was a single 21 year old Wheeler, and had served 2 years in the Cadets.Clyde embarked...

Murphy, Edward Peter

Edward Murphy (Service No 3875) was born in Keiraville, N.S.W. around 1890.  He attended the Catholic school at Wollongong, N.S.W. as a child.When Edward enlisted he was 25...

Murray, Owen

Owen Murray (Service No 3846) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. in 1895.At enlistment Owen was single, 20 years old, worked as a miner and had served 2 years in the Militia.  He embarked from...

Murray, Gilbert Henderson

Gilbert Murray (Service No 6585) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistment Gilbert was single, 24 years old, and worked as a farmer in the Tweed River region of northern N.S.W.He embarked From Sydney...

Murray, John

John Murray (Service No 559) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1895.  John was the son of a Captain in the Garrison Artillery.  John was educated at Geelong College and...

Murray, Raymond George

Raymond Murray (Service No 930) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1893 and attended Wollongong Junior Technical School.Raymond enlisted when he was 21 years old, single, and...

Murray, Norman

Norman Murray (Service No 1147) was born in Woonona, NSW around 1895 and attended Woonona Public School. At enlistment Norman was single, 20 years old and worked as a labourer; he had served 12...

Narbeth, Arthur

Arthur Narbeth was born in Blackstone, Qld.At enlistment Arthur was single, 22 years of age, worked as a miner, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.Arthur embarked from Sydney on board SS Wyreema on 14th...

Narbeth, Thomas

Thomas Narbeth was born in Ipswich, Queensland.At enlistment, Thomas he was single, 29 years old, employed as a motor driver, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W. Thomas had tried to enlist earlier in the...

Narbeth, Edward

Edward Narbeth was born in Ipswich, Queensland.At enlistment, Edward was single, 19 years old, worked as a wheeler, and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He had served 4 years in the Cadets and 1 year...

Nash, Malcolm Ernest

Malcolm Nash (Service No 5287) was born in Wollongong in 1890.  At an early age he relocated with his family to Adelaide.Malcolm married Doris Bloch in 1916.  When he enlisted Malcolm...

Naughton, Edward John

Edward Naughton (Service No 4497) was born around 1887 near Bathurst, N.S.W.When he enlistdd Edward was 28 years old, single, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W. and worked as a coal miner.He embarked from...

Neat, Alexander

Alexander Neat (Service No 1076) was born in Durham, England and arrived in Australia in 1907; Alexander had served for 3 years with the Kings Own Scottish Borders.At enlistment Alexander was a...

Neaves, Henry Herbert

Henry Herbert Neaves (Service No 2659) was born in Wollongong about 1892. He attended Unanderra Public School. He was a bright student who continued to study and at the time of enlistment was 22...

Neaves, Alfred Ernest

Private Alfred Neaves (Service no. 480) was born circa 1891 in Wollongong and prior to enlisting he worked as a labourer.Alfred embarked with 12th light horse on 13th June, 1915 on HMAT A29 Suevic....

Neilson, John

John Neilson (6831) was born in Mount Kembla in 1890 and when he enlisted in the AIF in 1916 he was working as an engine driver. He embarked with the 22nd reinforcements 8th Battalion on the SS Port...

Nelson, Victor Keith

Victor Nelson (Service No 2036) was born in Wollongong around 1897.At enlistment Victor was single, 19 years old, worked as a driver, and lived in Helensburgh, N.S.W.  Victor had served 3 years...

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