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Bowie, George

George Bowie (Service No 17) was born in Helensburgh, NSW about 1892. He was a single 22 year old labourer who listed his uncle Andrew Bowie of Cessnock as his next of kin. He embarked on HMAT A20...

Boxsell, Claude Oswald

Claude Boxsell (Service No 2617) was born in Berry, N.S.W. in 1895.Claude enlisted in Kiama, N.S.W. some months after his brother Thomas had enlisted. At enlistment, he was a single, 20 year old...

Boxsell, Thomas Theodore

Thomas Boxsell (Service No 4363) born in Berry, N.S.W. At enlistment he was single, 18 years of age, worked as a labourer in Port Kembla, N.S.W. and had served for 4 years with...

Boyd, William

William Boyd (Service No 2794) was born in Glasgow, Scotland around 1882.  The family came to Australia and settled in Helensburgh, N.S.W.At enlistment William was single, 33 years old and...

Boyle, Thomas Emilion

Thomas Boyle (Service No 5801)  was born in Jamberoo, N.S.W. in 1891, and attended Jamberoo Public School.Thomas enlisted in Brisbane, Qld, at the age of 25 when he...

Boyle, Joseph William Luke

Joseph Boyle (Service No 829) was born in Dapto, NSW in 1896.At enlistment Joseph was single, 21 years old, worked as a clerk. lived in Goulburn, NSW and had served 5 years in the Cadets and Militia...

Bradbury, Albert

Albert Bradbury (Service no 15367) was born in Austinmer, NSW in 1890.On 17 December 1913, Albert married Bridget Mary Evans at Randwick, NSW.At the time of enlistment Albert was married, 27 years of...

Bradbury, John Samuel

John Bradbury was born in Austinmer, N.S.W.In 1909 John had been in a motor vehicle accident and was unconscious for a week and subsequently suffered from headaches on a regular basis.At enlistment,...

Braddock, John

John Braddock (Service No 6468) was born in Victoria. In 1904 he married Catherine Johnston. At the time of enlistment he claimed to be a married 44 year old miner from Scarborough. John had...

Bradford, Sydney George

Sydney George Bradford (Service No 4507), was born in Goulburn, N.S.W., in 1887.At enlistment, in Kiama, N.S.W., he was single, 29 years old, worked as a labourer and...

Bradford, Maud Rebecca

Maud Bradford was born in Queensland, one of 11 children.Maud was a nurse at the Coast Hospital, Randwick, N.S.W. for some time before she enlisted.When Maud enlisted in Perth, W.A. she was single...

Bradley, Edward

Private Edward Bradley (Service no. 9882) was born in Thirroul circa 1894 and at the time of enlistment was a single 22 year old miner. He embarked on HMAT A35 Berrima on 17th December, 1915 with the...

Bradley, Thomas

Private Thomas Bradley (Service no. 2579) was born in Helensburg circa 1895. He had spent time in the CMF and was a single 21 year old miner at the time of enlistment. He embarked on HMAT A14...

Bradley, William

William Bradley (Service No 4658) was born in Thirroul, NSW about 1892. At the time of enlistment he was a single 22 year old labourer from Coledale. He embarked on HMAT A40 Ceramic with 12th...

Bradshaw, Robert James

Robert Bradshaw (Service No 6284) was born in Sydney in 1895.At enlistment Robert was single, 21 years old, worked as a horse driver and lived at the Otford Railway Camp.  He embarked from...

Brady, Fred Gladstone

Fred Brady (Service No 3920) was born in Singleton, N.S.W. around 1888.Fred was living in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he enlisted.  He was single, 27 years old, and working as a ...

Brady, Joseph Michael

Joseph Michael Brady (Service No 6037), was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 20 years old, worked as a farm hand and had served in the Senior Cadets.Joseph embarked on...

Braithwaite, Alexander Gordon

Alexander Gordon Braithwaite (Service No 2039) was born in Nowra, N.S.W., around 1891.At enlistment he was single, 25 years old and worked as a clerk. Alexander embarked on...

Braithwaite, Ishmael

Ishmael Braithwaite (Service No 7195), was born in Nowra, N.S.W., around 1889.At enlistment, he was 27 years old, married, worked as a painter, had served in the Senior...

Braithwaite, Henry James

Henry James Braithwaite (Service No 2338), was born in Nelligen, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 23 years old, single, worked as a driver and lived in Nowra, N.S.W. Henry had enlisted earlier,...

Braithwaite, Alfred Ishmael

Alfred Ishmael Braithwaite (Service No 5049), was 19 years old, single, worked as a printer, lived in Nowra, N.S.W.  and had 2 years service in the Militia, when he joined the Waratah...

Braithwaite, John Joseph

John Joseph Braithwaite (Service No 5050) was born in Nowra, N.S.W.At enlistment he was 21 years old, single and worked as a printer for the Nowra Leader. John joined his brother Alfred...

Brand, Bert

Bert Brand (Service no 2865) was born in Buckinghamshire, England.At the time of enlistment Bert was single, 28 years of age, employed as a fireman and resided in Bellambi, NSW.  Bert had...

Brashaw, Joseph Arthur

Joseph Brashaw was born in Bellambi, NSW.  The family moved to Perth, WA soon after and at the time of enlistment Joseph was single, 24 years of age, employed as a chemist and resided in Perth,...

Bray, Clarence Leslie

Private Clarence Bray (Service no. 5975) was in school at Mount Kembla when his father was killed in the mine disaster of 1902.He enlisted in 1915 and listed his mother as next of kin. He married...

Brennan, Frank

Frank Brennan (Service No 1318/ 1545) was born in Sydney around 1864.Frank enlisted at Swan Hill, Victoria.  He was single, worked as a labourer, and stated his age as 39, however when...

Brett, William Thomas

William Brett (Service No 4977) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1892.At enlistment William was single, 23 year, old, worked as a paymaster, and lived in Balgownie, N.S.W.  William had...

Brew, Albert Edward

Albert Edward Brew (Service No 1218), was born in Mirboo, North Victoria.On 15th February 1911, he married Beatrice Hoffman, in Queensland, and they had 7 children.At enlistment, he...

Brewer, Cecil William

Cecil Brewer (Service No 90711) was born in Unanderra and attended Unanderra Public School. He was only 20 years old when he enlisted with his father's permission to join the AIF. At that...

Brindley, Herbert

Herbert Brindley (Service No 3350), was born in Balgownie, N.S.W., in 1889.At enlistment, in Wollongong, N.S.W., he was single, 29 years old, worked as a miner and lived in ...

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