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Stewart, Henry

Henry Stewart (Service No 7780), was 22 years old, single, worked as a carterand lived in Port Kembla, N.S.W., when he enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. He embarked on HMAT A 8 Ulysses...

Stewart, Robert Bruce

 Robert Bruce Stewart (Service No 5764) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. At enlistment he was 20 years old, single, worked as a carpenter, lived in Woonona, N.S.W., and...

Stewart, William Peter

William Stewart (Service No 1265) was born about 1886. Nothing is known of his early life but at the time of enlistment he was a single 29 year old miner living at Helensburgh, N.S.W.. He embarked...

Stewart, Raymond Tapper

Raymond Tapper Stewart (Service No 6089) was born in Bega, N.S.W., in 1897. At enlistment he was 18 years old, single and worked as a boundary rider. Raymond had served 1 year...

Stewart, Edward William

As the only son of a farmer, it can be assumed that Edward William Stewart was reluctant to sign up and leave his father to work the family farm Strathleven alone. The family had not long owned the...

Stone, George

George Stone was born in Mount Kembla in 1888, the son of George and Norah Stone. He was a local farmer and 27 years old when he enlisted in the AIF on the 20th of August, 1915. #4903 Private Stone...

Stone, William Stephen

William Stone (Service No 632) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. At enlistment, William was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Strachan, Cornelius Alexander

Cornelius Strachan (Service No 9979) was born in Thirroul, N.S.W. around 1898.When Cornelius enlisted at the age of 18 he was single, lived at Austinmer N.S.W. and was employed as a miner.  He...

Strange, James

James Strange (Service No 4533) was born in Bacup, Lancashire, England around 1889.At enlistment James was single, 26 years old, worked as a wheeler and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.  One of James...

Street, Edwin

Edwin ‘Ted’ Street, brother of Charles Edward Street was born in Wollongong on August 8, 1891, to parents James & Delia; he was the tenth and the last child of the family. He grew up in Corrimal...

Street, Charles Edward

Charles Edward Street was born on January 31, 1886 to James & Delia Street, at Corrimal; he was one of seven at that point in time. When Charles was born his father was working in a local coal...

Stubbin, Claude John

Claude Stubbin (Service No 1236) was born in Sutherland, N.S.W. around 1896.At enlistment Claude was single, 18 years old, worked as a bank clerk, and lived at The Rectory, Wollongong, N.S....

Stubbs, Robert Ernest

Robert Stubbs (Service No 4539) was born in Hartley Vale, Victoria, around 1888.At enlistment Rober was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He embarked from...

Stumbles, Wilfred William

Wilfred Stumbles (Service no 219/1816) was born in Wollongong, NSW.At the time of enlistment Wilfred was single, 28 years of age, employed as a clerk with the railways and resided in Wollongong, NSW....

Stumbles, William Westlake

William Stumbles (Service no 1389) was born in Wollongong, NSW.In 1881, William married Sarah Hall in Bathurst, NSW.  They settled in Wollongong, NSW and raised their family.At the time of...

Sturt, Clifford Lister

Clifford Sturt (Service No 1384) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.At enlistment Clifford was single, 21 years old, and worked a farm at Cootamundra, N.S.W.  He nominated his sister who lived in...

Styles, Arthur Raymond

Arthur (Ray) Raymond Styles (Service No. 1390) enlisted after being taken prisoner in New Guinea. His daughter Peggy recalls her father telling her that one morning...

Summers, James Stanley

James Summers (Service No 227) was born in September 1894 in Bellambi, N.S.W.When James enlistment he was single and living in Lismore, N.S.W. working as a labourer.He embarked from Sydney on...

Summers, Richard

Richard Summers (Service no 5189) was born in Dapto, NSW in 1891.The family moved to the Northern Rivers, NSW and at the time of enlistment in Brisbane, Queensland, he was single, 22 years of age,...

Summerson, James Clifton

James Summerson (Service No 1610) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. around 1894.  He enlistment when he was 21 years of age.  James was single, and employed as a miner.  James...

Sutherland, Robert Frederick

Robert Sutherland (Service No 54513) was born in Lithgow, NSW.At enlistment Robert was single, 19 years old, was employed as a postman, and lived at Thirroul, NSW; he had served with 37th Infantry...

Sutton, Claude Barron

Claude Sutton (Service No 67712) was a single 19 year old farmer from Smiths Hill, Wollongong NSW when he enlisted. He embarked on HMAT A7 Medic on 2nd November 1918 with N S W reinforcements....

Sutton, Harry William

Harry Sutton was born about 1894.He spent 3 years in the Cadets and 2 years in the C M F. At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old machine worker and clerk. His mother was his next of...

Sutton, Arthur Fraser

Captain Arthur Sutton (Service no. 2838) was born in Sydney and attended Newington College, going on to Sydney University to study Dentistry. He had served five years with the AVAC. The family moved...

Sutton, Ernest Geoffrey

Ernest Geoffrey Sutton (Service no. 3009) was born in Sydney and educated at Sydney Grammar School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 24 year old grazier from Smiths Hill Wollongong. He...

Swannell, William Alfred

William Swannell was born in Sofala, NSW and attended Wattle Flat Public School. At the time of enlistment he was a single 27 year old miner living and working at Helensburgh, NSW. He embarked on...

Swift, James

James Swift (Service No 25644) was born in Sydney.At enlistment James was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Keiraville, N.S.W.  He had served 3 years with the Garrison...

Syme, Duncan Leslie

Duncan Syme (Service No 4270) was born in Helensburgh about 1896 and moved with his family to Lithgow where he attended school, serving in the junior cadets. At the time of enlistment he was a single...

Syme, John William

John William Syme (Service No 279) was 22 years old, single, worked as a locomotive fireman and had served in the Cadets and the Militia.John became an orphan when he was very young and had to...

Syme, Peter Mcinnes

Peter McInnes Syme (Service No 2830), was born in 1893.Peter was orphaned when he was very young and had to move from Helensburgh, N.S.W. to Lithgow, N.S.W., to live with relatives.At enlistment...

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