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Paine, Sidney William

Sidney Paine (Service No 1743) was born in Sydney around 1884.At enlistment Sidney was single, 30 years old, worked as a butcher, and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A61...

Palfreyman, Herbert

Herbert Palfreyman (Service No 16665) was born in Barnsley, York, England in 1880.  When Herbert was 9 his family emigrated to Australia, arriving on 12th September 1889. ...

Pallister, John

John Pallister (Service No 5755) was born in Hedley, Yorkshire, England and came to Australia in 1911.At enlistment John was single, 31 years old, worked as a railway fettler and lived in Corrimal, N...

Palmer, Charles Reginald

Charles Palmer attended Sydney Boys High School and Sydney University where he trained in medicine, graduating in 1906.On 10th February 1908 he married Edith Clarke and in 1910 he set up practice in...

Pankhurst, James

James Pankhurst (Service No 1416) was born in Tilbury, England.At enlistment James was single, 20 years old, worked as a ship's steward, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A48...

Parcell, Frank Maxwell

Frank Parcell (Service No 6299) was born in Parramatta, N.S.W. around 1892.When Frank enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W., he was single, 23 years old, worked as a painter,...

Park, Charles Matthew

Charles Park (Service No 1972) was born in Liverpool, England and arrived in Australia in October, 1915. At the time of enlistment, Charles stated he was a single 19 year old sailor at Bulli....

Parker, John

John Parker (Service No 572), was born in Kiama, N.S.W.At enlistment, he was single, 19 years old, worked as a clerk and had served 2 years with both the Senior Cadets and the Militia.John...

Parker, John Hugh

John Hugh Parker (Service No 5176) was born in Bulli, N.S.W., and had served 3 years in the Militia before enlisting.He was single, 26 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.John...

Parker, Alfred

Alfred Parker (Service No 23) was born in Stroud, England and came to Australia some time after 1911.Alfred was employed as a miner, lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  when he enlisted; he had served...

Parker, John Gillon/ Gilhon

John Parker (Service No 229) was born in Dumferline, Scotland and came to Australia after his first wife died. In 1915 he married Marion Campbell in Wollongong, NSW. At enlistment John was...

Parkinson, Robert Roxby

Robert (Bob) Roxley Parkinson (Service no 349) was born in Albion Park, N.S.W. Bob's father, Henry William Parkinson, was a tinsmith in Albion Park. The family home was attached to the shop which...

Parkinson, Francis (Frank) Joseph

Frank Parkinson (Service No 759) was born in Wollongong around 1885.At enlistment Frank was single, 31 years old, and trained as a carpenter. Frank was the first of 3 brothers to enlist and embarked...

Parkinson, Vincent

Vincent Parkinson (Service No 877) was born in Wollongong.At enlistment, Vincent was single, 25 years old and trained as a teacher.  Both James & his brother Vincent, embarked from Melbourne...

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, Robert

Robert Paterson (Service no 9963) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.At the time of enlistment, Robert was single, 24 years of age, employed as a labourer and resided in Kiama, NSW.Robert embarked on...

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...

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