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Thorman, William

William Thorman (Service No 2739) was born in Nowra, N.S.W. in 1896.At enlistment William was single, 20 years old, worked as a miner, and lived in Helensburgh, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Thornton, George

George Thornton (Service No 1846) was born at Mount Keira, Wollongong, and was 34 years old and employed as a school teacher at the time of his enlistment. A man of small stature, it seems he was not...

Thoroughgood, Sydney

Sydney Thoroughgood was born in Newtown, NSW about 1886 and spent time in the C M F. He married Ada Robinson at Wallsend in 1910. At the time of enlistment he was a 30 year old miner living at...

Thurkettle, Arthur James

Arthur Thurkettle (Service No. 4689) was born in Dapto (N.S.W.) and enlisted in the Navy as a Boy serving on HMAS Yingara and Cerebrus.Arthur trained as a telegraphist and served on HMAS...

Tibbetts, Ernest Henry

Ernest Tibbetts (Service No 7109) was born in Clifton, N.S.W.At enlistment Ernest was single, 25 years old, worked as an engineer with the PMG, and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Tier, Bernard Vincent

Bernard Tier (Service No 1288) was born in Moruya, N.S.W. From 17th March 1901 to November 1902 Bernard served as a Trooper with D Squadron, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles in the Boer War (Service No...

Timbs, Patrick Francis

Patrick Francis (Frank) Timbs (Service No 659) was born in 1887 to Gabriel Timbs II and Mary Ann Scanlon. Gabriel started a coach business in Albion Park in the mid-1890s which operated for many...

Timbs, Henry Marshall

Henry Timbs (Service No 5240) was born in Berry, N.S.W.  Henry enlisted when the Waratah March passed through the Illawarra district; he was 20 years old, single and worked...

Timothy, Stanley John

Private Stanley Timothy (service no. 4114) was born in Victoria circa 1898. The family came to Mount Kembla to live, where Stanley later spent some time in 37th Illawarra cadets.Stanley's parents...

Timothy, Ernest Edward

Private Ernest Timothy (service no. 2491) was born in Bulli circa 1892.At the time of enlistment Ernest was a 24 years old and worked as a miner. He embarked on HMAT A68 Anchises on 24th August, 1916...

Todd, James, known as Joseph/ Joe

Joseph Todd (Service No 4276) was born at Leichardt, Sydney, N.S.W. on 21 December 1896 to William Todd and Elizabeth Ann Todd nee Stephenson.  His family moved to Austinmer, N.S.W. in 1909 and...

Todd, George

George Todd (Service No 1364) was born in Belfast, Ireland, around 1887.In 1913 he married Florence Mackie in Sydney and they had one child.At enlistment George 27 years old, worked as a labourer,...

Tolhurst, Charles Ebenezer

Charles Tolhurst (Service No 6191) was born in Penrith, N.S.W. around 1884.On 12th September 1905 he married Catherine Veigel at Woonona, N.S.W. and they went on to have 6 children.In 1915 Charles...

Tomkins, Henry Ardagh

Henry was born in Appin in June 1894.  His family moved to Dapto soon after Henry was born.  He was 21 and living in Byamee Street Dapto at the time he enlisted.  He embarked on...

Townsend, Bennett

Bennett Townsend (Service No 5096) was born in Bulli, New South Wales in 1887. At the time of enlistment he was a married 28 year old labourer living in Orange. He married Annie Sully in 1908. His...

Townson, Harold Rowlan

Harold Townson was born in Reedy Creek, Victoria.At enlistment Harold was 32 years of age, single, and worked as a paymaster with the NSW Public Works at Wollongong, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Tracey, John Henry

John Tracey (Service No 1626 or 1526) was born in London around 1878.At enlistment John was single, 29 years old, employed as a fireman, and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney with 13th...

Travers, Ambrose Leslie George

Ambrose Travers (Service No 5745)  was born in Mount Pleasant, near Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1894.  Ambrose's family moved to Gilgandra in northern N.S.W., which is...

Travers, William

William Travers (Service No 2733) was born in Bootle, Lancashire, England around 1884.At enlistment William was single, 32 years old, lived in Bellambi, N.S.W. and worked as a labourer.He embarked...

Tregoning, Benjamin Corin

Benjamin Tregoning (Service No 4634) was born in January 1890 at Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistment, Benjamin was single, 25 years old, and employed as a miner.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A62 Wandilla...

Tregoning, Edward Corin

Edward Tregoning (Service No 1282) was single, 22 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with 18th Battalion, D Company...

Tresidder, Andrew

Andrew Tresidder (Service No 5237)  was born in Bulli, N.S.W. around 1895 and attended Woonona Public School as a child.He enlisted at the age of 20 when he was singlge and...

Tripp, Charles

Charles Tripp (Service No 5192) was born in Bristol, England in September 1877.  He married Hannah Fido in October 1901 and they had 2 children.At enlistment Charles was 38 years old, worked as...

Trivett, Albert Edward

Albert Trivett (Service No 6110) was born in Tarrawarra, NSW in 1886 and at the time of enlistment was a single 29 year old blacksmith. He enlisted a few days after his brother William and they...

Trivett, William Henry

William Trivett (Service No 6111) was born in Tarrawanna, NSW, in 1890 and was an enthusiastic member of the Tarrawarra Soccer Club. He was a single 25 year old blacksmith who enlisted in Bathurst....

Tubman, Matthew

Matthew Tubman was born in 1899 to William and Ruth Tubman.  They lived at "Alma" Gray Street, Keiraville.  Matthew's records on the Australian War Memorial Honour Roll state that he...

Turnbull, Edward Thomas

Edward Turnbull (Service No 1033) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. At enlistment Edward was single, 33 years of age, lived at Thirroul, N.S.W. and worked as a farm-hand.He embarked...

Turner, James

James Turner (Service No 2606) was born in Unanderra, N.S.W.At enlistment was he was single, 20 years old and worked as a railway cleaner.James embarked on HMAT A35 Berrima, with Railway Supply...

Turner, Francis

Francis Turner (Service No 2738) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W., in 1898.When he enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W, he was single, 18 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in Scarborough...

Tuxworth, Frank Vincent

Frank Tuxworth (Service No 2227) was born in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1892 and his family moved to Wollongong, N.S.W. some time after.When Frank enlisted he was single, 23 years...

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