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Parkinson, James Patrick

James Parkinson (Service No 878) was born in Bombala, NSW and moved to Wollongong, NSW with his family as a young child.At enlistment, James was single, 35 years old, and worked as a salesman at...

Parrish, Oliver James Wesley

Oliver Parrish (Service no 103) was born in Kiama, NSW and the first of 3 brothers to enlist.  The family moved to Queensland sometime after 1895.At the time of enlistment Oliver was single, 27...

Parrish, Edward Stanley

Edward Parrish (Service no 6915) was born in Kiama, NSW and went to Queensland with his family as a child.At the time of enlistment Edward was single, 24 years of age and employed as a farmer. ...

Parrish, Ernest Oswald

Ernest Parrish (Serice no 3353) was born in Kiama, NSW and went to Queensland with his family as a child.In 1909 as a child, Ernest was hit in the right eye with a bullock whip and was blinded. ...

Parrish, Albert

Albert Parrish was born in Foxground, NSW and attended Foxground Public School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 28 year old farmer at Gerringong who had spent 3 years with the 5th Light...

Parrish, Lindsay Thomas

Lindsay Parrish (Service No 3607) was born in Foxground, NSW and at the time of enlistment was a single 18 year old farmer who had spent 12 months in the CMF. He enlisted one week after his brother...

Parrish, Edward James

Edward Parrish (Service No 3224) was born in Jamberoo, N.S.W. He enlisted at the age of 33, when he was single and working as a dairy farmer in Gerringong, N.S.W.  ...

Parry, Hubert

Hubert Parry was born in Leasowe, England, around 1897 and attended Llandudus Junction School in Wales.  Hubert's family later emigrated to Australia, and in 1916 the family was living at...

Parsons, Archibald Lewis

Archibald Lewis Parsons was born in Wollongong. His father, Lewis Parsons lived in Fairy Meadow and his mother and his sister, Lily May Parsons lived in Miller St, North Sydney. Archibald was working...

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...

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...

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...

Paterson, James Whyte

James Paterson (Service No 961) was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. At enlistment James was single, 25 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

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....

Patterson, John James

John Patterson (Service No 2202) was born in Cooma, N.S.W. in 1880.John enlisted in Port Kembla, N.S.W., at the age of 36, when he was single, and worked as a fireman.John embarked from Sydney on...

Patterson, Albert Patrick

Albert Patterson (Service No 4926) was born in Leichardt, Sydney.Albert enlisted at the age of 27; he was single, worked as a miner, and lived at Coledale, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

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. Robert...

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...

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