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Shipp, Edgar Herbert

Edgar Shipp (Service No 1273)  was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.On 15th June 1895 Edgar married Elizabeth Shipp in Wollongong and they raised 2 children.Edgar was 43 years of age, lived at...

Shipp, Alfred Nathan

Nathan and Emma Shipp married in Wollongong 1876. On 21 December 1892, Alfred Nathan Shipp was born. He attended Wollongong district school and became a teacher at Mount Kembla school prior to the...

Shirlaw, Walter James

Walter Shirlaw (Service No 7860) was born in Bathurst. At the time of enlistment he was a single 18 year old mine labourer from Clifton who had served 3 years in the Militia. Walter embarked on...

Simmons, Eric Dowson

Eric Simmons was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.When Eric enlisted he was single, 23 years old, and employed as an accountant, living in Perth, W.A.He embarked from Fremantle on board ...

Simpson, Harold Ward

Harold Simpson (Service No 30305) was born in Bellambi, N.S.W. around 1888.At enlistment Harold was single, 25 years old, employed as an accountant and lived in South Kensington, Sydney; he had...

Simpson, Andrew

Andrew Simpson (Service No 17050) was born in Cowdenbeath, Scotland. His family came to Australia and settled in Wollongong, NSW. He had spent time with 37th Infantry CMF. At the time of enlistment...

Simpson, Rubert Ernest

Rubert Simpson (Service no 4856) was born in Corrimal, NSW.At the time of enlistment Rubert was single, 24 years of age, employed as a labourer and had previously served 15 months of home service....

Sinclair, Alexander

Alexander Sinclair (Service No 1301) was born in Reay Caithness, Scotland in 1887.  He travelled to Australia and at the time of enlistment was single, 27 years of age, employed as a barman and...

Skeats, Alfred George

Alfred Skeats (Service no 3887) was born in Blaney in 1892.At the time of enlistment Alfred was a single, 24 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.Alred embarked on HMAT...

Skeats, Cecil Reginald

Cecil Skeats (Service no 5205) was born in Sunny Corner in 1896.At the time of enlistment he was single, 20 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.  He enlisted 4...

Skerritt, Albert Victor

Albert Victor Skerritt (Service No 2485), was born in Unanderra, N.S.W., in 1897.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a locomotive fireman, lived in Tarrawanna, N.S.W., and had served...

Slater, Sydney Thomas

Sydney Slater (Service no 993) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Sydney was single, 28 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a fireman.Sydney embarked on HMAT...

Slater, Theophilus Baumgartner

Theophilus Slater (Service no 6314) was born in Newcastle, NSW.At the time of enlistment Theophilus was single, 38 years of age, resided in Wollongong, NSW and was employed as a field assistant for...

Sloan, Albert Henry

Albert Sloan (Service No 1379) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.  He was 20 years old, single, and working as a hairdresser when he enlisted in the AIF.Albert had spent 4 years in 28th...

Sloan, Francis Peter

Francis Sloan (Service No 303) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1890.  He was 24 years old, single, and working as a labourer when he enlisted.  Francis...

Smart, Alfred Samuel

Alfred Samuel Smart (Service No 6311), was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., in 1886.At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he was single, 29 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived in...

Smith, James Arthur

James Smith (Service No 566) was born at Bulli, N.S.W. At enlistment James was single, 26 years of age, and employed as a grocer.He embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A67 Orsova with 9th...

Smith, Walter David

Walter Smith was born in London, England.  He served 3 years with the 1st Essex Regiment before he came to Australia.Walter enlisted with the Naval and Military Expeditionary Force on 12 August...

Smith, Errol Thomas

Errol Smith (Service No 4303) was born in Batemans Bay, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 21 years of age, lived at Clifton, N.S.W. and worked as a telegraph operator.Errol embarked from Sydney on...

Smith, William Charles

William Smith (Service No 6096) was born in Rockhampton, Queensland around 1881.At enlistment William was single, 35 years of age, worked as a labourer, and lived with his mother in Wentworth Street...

Smith, Alfred

Alfred Smith was born on September 10, 1892 in Hartley Valley NSW. His address at enlistment was Harbord St, Thirroul where he lived with his wife, Doris Irene Smith. He was a coal miner prior to the...

Smith, David Augustus

David Augustus Smith (Service No 2203) was born in Redfern about 1892. His parents appear to be deceased by the time he enlisted as the only family references are a brother and sister at Corrimal. He...

Smith, Norman McLeod

Norman McLeod Smith (Service No 7024), alderman and Mayor of Wollongong enlisted on 10 September 1917. He was born in December 1884 to James and Margaret Anne Smith. After attending the local school...

Smith, Sidney

Sidney Smith (Service no 2876) was born in Helensburgh, NSW in 1872.In 1892 he had married Martha Northey and together they had 2 children.At the time of enlistment Sidney was married, 44 years of...

Smith, Walter Edward

Walter Smith (Service No 1757) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. around 1887.When Walter enlisted at the age of 28, he was single and worked as a gas worker. He embarked on from...

Smith, Sydney

Sydney Smith (Service no 8462) was born in Wollongong.In 1914 Sydney married Florence Brett and together they had 2 children.At the time of enlistment Sydney was married, 25 years of age and employed...

Smith, James

James Smith was born in Newcastle, England around 1880.  He emigrated to Australia sometime after 1911 and settled in Bulli, N.S.W.  James had served 12 years with the Royal Garrison...

Smith, Alfred Arthur

Alfred Smith (Service No 1949) was born in Thirroul, NSW in 1899.At enlistment Alfred was single, employed as a rope worker with 4 years service in the Cadets. He stated his age as being 18 but was,...

Smith, Arnold Ashton

Arnold Smith (Service No 905) was born in Walcha, N.S.W. in 1893.  He attended Wollongong Public School and served as a signaler in the Junior and Senior Cadets.At enlistment Arnold was single,...

Smith, Edward George

Private Edward Smith (Service no. 4886) was born in Lithgow on 1st July, 1893 and was a single 22 year old miner who lived at Corrimal at the time of enlistment. He served for three years in St...

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