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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, 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...

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...

Walker, George Clarence

George Walker (Service no 558) was born in Lithgow, NSW.   At the time of his enlistment, George was 23 years of age, employed as a wheeler and resided in Woonona, NSW.George embarked on...

Walker, Donald Alfred

Donald Walker (Service no 240) was born in Sydney, NSW.  In 1902, he married Myra Stevenson and together they had one daughter. They were residing in Thirroul, NSW when he 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...

Warrington, Thomas

Thomas Warrington (Service no 4946) was born in Sydney and at the time of enlistment was single, 25 years of age, employed as a labourer and resided in Port Kembla, NSW.Thomas embarked on HMAT A15 -...

Warrington, Charles James

Charles James Warrington (Service Number 2167) was born at Murrumburrah NSW. Charles enlisted in Port Kembla and his service records show his next of kin as his wife, Sarah Jane....

Warrington, Gabriel

Gabriel Warrington (Service No 2166) was born in 1897 at Tow Mill Creek, N.S.W. His granddaughter says he lived in the Port Kembla / Lake Heights district all his life.An ...

Warrington, Arthur Roy

Corporal Arthur Warrington (Service no. 3711) was born in Unanderra circa 1897. He attended Unanderra Public School and along with his brother Frank and sister Dora is remembered on the Unanderra...

Warrington, Frank Adrian

Sergeant Frank Warrington (Service no. 2255) was born in Unanderra circa 1889 and attended Unanderra Public School. On enlistment he was described as a single 26 year old railway hand. He had tried...

Warrington, Dora Eleanor

Staff Nurse Dora Warrington was born in Dapto circa 1891. She attended Unanderra Public School and afterward she trained as a nurse. When she enlisted she was 26 years old. She embarked on SS Wyreema...

Washbourne, William Edward

William Washbourne (Service No 60046) was born in Derbyshire, England and came to Australia with his family in 1916.William enlisted when he was 19 years old; he was single, worked as...

Waters, William George

William Waters (Service No 1042) was born in Liverpool, N.S.W.At enlistment William was single, 20 years old, worked as a grocer, and lived at Woonona, N.S.W., and had served 4 years in 37th infantry...

Waters, Mark Elms

Mark Waters (Service no 1270) was born in Durham, England, around 1893, and arrived in Australia in 1911.Mark enlisted when he was 23 years old.  He was single and ...

Watson, Leslie Edward

Leslie Watson (Service No 2840) was born Noel Edward Burgoyne Eglese in Wollongong, NSW in 1895.  At the time of enlistment he was single, 23 years of age, and employed as a clerk....

Watson, Arthur Henry

Arthur Watson was born about 1886. At the time of enlistment (Service No 1658) he was a single 28 year old labourer, living in Wollongong, NSW, and had spent 10 years in the CMF. He embarked on...

Watson, Frederick William

Frederick Watson (Service No 479) was born in London in January 1896.  By 1916 Frederick was living in Australia.Frederick enlisted when he was 20 years old; he was single and...

Watson, James

James Watson (Service no 1397) was born in Carluke, Scotland in 1876.At the time of enlistment James was married, 40 years of age and employed as a miner in Woonona, NSW,  He had listed his wife...

Watterson, Phillip Alfred

Philip Watterson (Service No 974) was born in Orange, N.S.W.At enlistment Philip was single, 27 years old, and was working a farm at Woonona, N.S.W. Philop had served 5 years with the Militia.He...

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