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Uden, Percy

Percy Uden (Service No 2219) was born in Sydney, N.S.W. in 1896. The youngest of four sons, born to Sarah Ann Uden.Sarah died in 1919 and Percy was taken in by the authorities. He was...

Ullock, George William

George Ullock (Service No 909) was born in Northumberland, England and his family emigrated to to Australia.Where George enlisted he was single, 22 years old, living at Balgownie, N.S.W.,...

Underwood, Charles Alfred

Charles Alfred Underwood (Service No 7156) was born, in Port Kembla, N.S.W.In 1915, he married Elizabeth McIntyre, and they had one child.At enlistment, he was 27 years old, worked as an electrolytic...

Unwin, Richard John

Richard John Unwin (Service No 2094) was born in Shellharbour, N.S.W. At enlistment, he was single, 30 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Otford, N.S.W....

Upton, Bert Carldon

Bert Upton (Service No 9941) was born at Windsor, N.S.W.A enlistment Bert was single, 21 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.  Bert had served 3 years with the Cadets...

Upton, Harold Cecil

Harold Cecil Upton (Service No 4118), was born in Windsor, N.S.W.On 10th April 1912, he married Elsie Kelly, and they had 3 children.At enlistment, in Kiama, he was 24 years old, worked as a...

Upward, William Edmund

William Upward (Service No 3156) was a single 19 year old grocer living at Keiraville, NSW and had served in the 37th infantry. He embarked on HMAT A69 Warilda with 10th Reinforcements, 4th Battalion...

Urquhart, Frank

Private Frank Urquhart (Service no. 5774) was born in Richmond, Victoria on 5th January, 1893, but at the time of enlistment he was working and living in Wollongong. He was a single 23 year old...

Vandenbergh, Charles William

Charles Vandenbergh (Service No 1338) was born in Robertson, N.S.W. and had served in the Militia.In 1914 he married Violet Dines in Wollongong, N.S.W. and the couple went on to have 2 children.At...

Vardy, George William

George Vardy (Service No 2839) was born at Woonona, N.S.W. in 1895.At enlistment George was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner, and lived at Balgownie, N.S.W. ...

Vaughan, James

James Vaughan (Service No 3137) was born in Mount Kembla, NSW.  He was 24 years of age, and working as a baker when he enlisted on 24 February, 1916.While stating his marital status as single...

Vaughan, Thomas

Private Thomas Vaughan (service no. 2093) was born in Mount Kembla. He eventually moved to Griffith and worked as an orchardist, but his recorded state he enlisted in Lithgow. As a young man he spent...

Veigel, Arthur Frederick

Arthur Veigel was born circa 1896 in Bulli. At the time of enlistment he was a single 19 year old hairdresser. He embarked on HMAT A20 Hororata with 5th Reinforcements on 10th April, 1915. He arrived...

Vidal, George William Havelock

George William Havelock Vidal (Service No 1337), was born in Sydney, N.S.W.His father, Henry Havelock Vidal, was paymaster at the Wollongong Public Works, and an alderman on...

Vidler, Charles Leslie

Charles Vidler (Service No 546) was born in Jamberoo, NSW in 1885. At the time of enlistment, he was a single 29 year old blacksmith. Charles embarked on HMAT A16 Star of Victoria as a Farrier...

Vidler, William Dixon

William Dixon Vidler (Service No 2743) was born in Jamberoo, N.S.W. He enlisted with the AIF at Kiama when he was 34 years of age. At this time he was married to Annie, and worked as a farmer at...

Wakeford, Muriel Leontine

Muriel Leontine Wakeford was born in 1887 at Bathurst, NSW. She was a nurse by occupation, trained in Sydney and was one of the youngest nurses in the war at the time. Muriel enlisted as a Staff...

Wakeman, Albert

Albert Wakeman (Service No 3931) was born in Queensland and at the time of enlistment was a single 26 year old miner from Helensburgh. Albert embarked on HMAT A7 Medic with 12th Reinforcements,...

Walker, Sidney Albert

Sidney Walker (Service No 4323) was born in Albion Park, N.S.W. and the younger of 2 brothers to enlist.When Sidney enlisted he was 19 years old, single and employed as a labourer.He embarked from...

Walker, Percy Owen

Percy Walker (Service No 2502) was born in Kiama, N.S.W.Percy enlisted a few months after his brother Sidney (Service No 4323).  Percy was 25 years old, single...

Walker, Charles Robert Alexander

Charles Walker (Service No 2808) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. around 1892.He enlisted In Brisbane when he was 23 years old; he was single and worked as a cabinetmaker.  Charles...

Walker, Colin McLean

Colin Walker (Service No 3395) and his twin were born in Kiama, N.S.W. around 1898.  The family later moved to Sydney and he attended Petersham Public School.Colin enlisted...

Wallbank, Cuthbert Spurgeon

Cuthbert Wallbank (Service No 3903) was born on the York Peninsula, South Australia around 1895.At enlistment he was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner, and lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.He...

Walsh, William

William Walsh (Service No 112) was born in Burnley, England around 1885. At enlistment Willaim was single, 28 years old, worked as a stonemason and lived at Coledale, N.S.W.   He had served 6...

Walton, James

James Walton (234) was born in Mount Kembla in 1897. He was an 18 year old wheeler on enlistment. He embarked on HMAT A24 Benalla on 12th May, 1916 with A company 35th Battalion and saw service on...

Walton, William Edward

William Edward Walton (Service No 610A) was born in Leichhardt, N.S.W. about 1892.At enlistment, he was single, 24 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in ...

Ward, Zacharias Baxter

Zacharias Ward (Service No 6639) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W around 1885.  In 1906 he married Rachael Burrows.At enlistment, Zacharias he was 34 years old, worked as a miner, and the family,...

Ward, George Benjamin

George Ward (Service No 5784) was born in Balgownie, N.S.W.At enlistment Geroge was single, 19 years old and employed as a miner. George had previously served in 37th infantry Militia.He embarked...

Warner, Robert

Private Robert Warner (Service no. 4927) was born circa 1898 in London, England and at the time of enlistment was described as a single 18 year old farmer from Kiama. He embarked on HMAT A15 Star of...

Warren, Henry

Henry Warren (Service No 5263) was born in Albion Park, NSW about 1897. At the time of enlistment he was a single 18 year old labourer who had served 3 years in the Senior Cadets and the 37th...

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