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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...

Turner, Robert Edward

Robert Turner (Service No 2734) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. in 1898.At enlistment Robert was single, 18 years old, and worked as a labourer.  Robert had a legal guardian at this time, H W Mott, of...

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...

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...

Waine, Alexander William

At the time of enlistment Alexander Waine (Service no 58664) was married, 40 years of age, employed as an engine cleaner and resided in Wollongong, NSW.Alexander had married Annie Connaughton in...

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, William Peter Roy

William Walker (Service No 3553) was born in Dapto, NSW in 1900.William enlisted on 26 June 1916 and at the time was single, 19 years of age and employed as a Labourer.William embarked on SS Canberra...

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, Stanley Mark

Stanley Walker (Service No 2965) was born in Berrima, NSW.At enlistment Stanley was single, 26 years old, worked as a railway shunter and lived in Wollongong.  He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

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