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Schofer, John Henry Ferdinand

John Schofer (Service no 3459) was born in Bellambi, N.S.W. in 1892.At enlistment John he was single, 24 years old, and stated he was a traveller and mechanic on his enlistment papers.John embarked...

Schofield, Richard Drake

Richard Schofield (Service No 2066) was born in Hurstville in 1890.At enlistment, Richard was single, 24 years old, worked as an operator, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.He embarked from Melbourne on HMAT...

Schwarer, Arthur Augustus

Arthur Schwarer (Service No 14469) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.At enlistment Arthur was 21 years old, single, and worked as a fitter & turner.  Arthur was the second of 2 brothers to enlist.He...

Schwarer, William James

William Schwarer (Service No 1473) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 19 years old, single and employed as a fitter.  William had served in the Militia.He embarked from Melbourne on...

Scobie, Henry Stewart

Henry Scobie (Service No 1567) was born at Wedderburn, N.S.W. in 1884.At enlistment Henry was single, 31 years old, employed as a vigneron, and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney...

Scott, Robert William

Robert Scott (Service No 1917) was born around 1895 in Balgownie, N.S.W..When he enlisted, Robert was 21 years old, single, and employed as an engineer.  Before enlisting, Robert had served with...

Scott, John Joseph

John Scott (Service No 3801) was born in Mudgee, N.S.W.At enlistment John was single, 21 years old, worked as a butcher, and lived at Stanwell Park, N.S.W.  He listed his father, Donald, of...

Scott, John Patteson

John Scott Patteson (Service No 685), according to his enlistment documents, was born in Hull, England around 1891.Using the name John Scott Patteson, Thomas Brady enlisted, stating that he was...

Scott, Charles Ernest

Charles Scott (Service No 832) was born in Kiama, N.S.W.At enlistment Charles was single, 21 years old and worked at a smelter in Wollongong, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Seabrook, William Keith

William Seabrook (Service No 6182) was born in Woonona, NSW, one of 3 brothers who enlisted.  Tragically, William and his brothers George (Service No 6174) & Theo (Service No 6147) were all...

Seader, James Sidney/ Sydney

NOTE: Documents relating to James or Sydney/ Sidney Seader differ in the way they record the order and spelling of his first two names.James Seader was born in Forbes, N.S.W., and...

Seale, Spencer Stanley

Spencer Stanley Seale (Service No 3223), was born in Sydney, in 1891.Spencer enlisted with his brother, Harold, and at the time, he was single, 24 years old, worked as a warehouseman ...

Seale, Harold

Harold Seale (Service No 3222), was born in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1883.At enlistment he was single, 31 years old, worked as a warehouseman and lived in Thirroul, N.S.W.Harold embarked on...

Seaward, John William

John Seaward (Service No 60531) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment John was 18 years old, single and worked as a grocers assistant; John had served 4 years in the Cadets and 1 year with the...

Seery, John Charles

John Seery (Service No 4775) was born in London.At enlistment John was single, 28 years old, employed as an electric mechanic, and lived at Woonona, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A40 Ceramic...

Selby, Albert Arthur

Albert Selby (Service No 6683) was born in Booligal, N.S.W.At enlistment Albert was single, 26 years old, worked as a boilermaker and lived at Mosman in Sydney.  Albert's next of kin was his...

Selwyn, Frederick Thomas Sydney

Frederick Selwyn (Service No 5227) was born in Sydney, N.S.W.Frederick married Mary Fitzgibbon in Marrickville in 1907 and they had moved to Balgownie, N.S.W. with their 2 children before he enlisted...

Shannon, Ernest Herbert

Ernest Shannon (Service No 40) was born in Wollongong, N,.S.W. around 1878. In 1905 he married Lena Bushby and they had a daughter, however by the time Ernest enlisted the couple had...

Shannon, William Cecil

William Shannon (Service No 2788) was born in Cobar, N.S.W. in 1896 and attended Cobar Public School.William enlisted at the age of 19, when he was single, worked as a labourer, and lived at Port...

Shannon, Thomas Leslie

Thomas Shannon (Service No 7797) was born in Cobar, N.S.W.When Thomas enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W., at the age of 19 he was single, lived at Port Kembla, and worked as a labourer.  He had...

Sharman, John Edward

John Sharman (Service No 1080) was born in Captains Flat, N.S.W.When John enlisted at the age of 19 he was living at Corrimal, N.S.W. and working as a coke worker at nearby Bellambi.John embarked...

Sharpe, Wallace John

Wallace Sharpe did not follow the family tradition of farming. Instead, he worked with his Uncle, Will Nelson in his Gerringong general store. Often riding his horse to outlying parts of the district...

Sharples, James

Private James Sharples (Service no. 4233) was born in Helensburg circa 1893. At enlistment he was a single 22 year old miner living in Reid Town, Corrimal. He embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova on 11th...

Shaw, James Law

James Law Shaw (Service No 3411), was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.At enlistment, he was single, 22 years old, worked as a locomotive fireman and lived in Dapto, N.S.W.James embarked on HMAT A14 Euripides...

Shaw, Charlie Thomas

Charlie Shaw (Service No 6365) was born in London around 1880.  He came to Australia some time 1907 when he married Elizabeth Pitchford in Sydney. When Charlie enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W, he...

Shaw, Roy William James Wilson

Roy William James Wilson Shaw (Service No 20293), was born in Balgownie, N.S.W., in 1895.At enlistment he was single, 21 years old, worked as a wheeler and had served 3 years with 37th...

Sheather, James Joseph

James Sheather (Serivce No 4625) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. When James enlisted he was 22 years old, single, and employed as wheeler.James embarked on HMAT A62 Wandilla on 3rd February...

Sheather, Percival George Henry

Percival Sheather (Service No 4535) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.  He was 20 years old, single, and employed as a wheeler when he enlisted just a week after his brother James. ...

Sheedy, John William

John Sheedy (Service No 3046) was born in Captains Flat, N.S.W. in 1895.At enlistment John was single, 20 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Corrimal, N.S.W.  He embarked from Melbourne...

Sherman, Edgar Arnold

Edgar Arnold Sherman (service No 5771), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1884.At enlistment, he was single, 31 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Balgownie,...

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