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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, Arthur Frederick George

Arthur Smith (Service No 4243) was born in Sydney in 1895.At enlistment Arthur was single, 21 years old, worked as a blacksmith, and lived in Kiama, N.S.W.  He had served perviously with the...

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, Hugh

Hugh Smith (Service No 5193) was born in South Shields, Durham, England and arrived in Australia with his family after 1911.At enlistment Hugh was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner at the...

Smith, Bernard Mathew

Bernard Mathew Smith (Service No 4764) was born in Sydney, N.S.W., around 1898. At enlistment he was 18 years old, single, worked as an asphalter and lived in Corrimal, N.S.W...

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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...

Smith, Herbert Robert

Herbert Smith (Service no 9969) was born in Bulli, NSW.On 18 June 1906,  Herbert married Edith Wearn in Wollongong, NSW and together they had 9 children.At the time of enlistment, Herbert was...

Smith, James Richard

James Smith (Service No 16448) was born in Bangalow, N.S.W.At enlistment James was single, 19 years old, worked as a postal assistant, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.  James had served in the...

Smith, Arthur William

Arthur William Smith was born in 1894 to Richard and Isabel Smith. He had a brother Stanley, who was born in Woonona 1890 and grew up in Scarborough. He enlisted on 6 February, 1915 at the age of 20...

Smith, Charles Henry

Charles Henry Smith (Service No 2682), was born in London, England around 1885.At enlistment he was single, 31 years old and worked as a motor mechanic. In 1916, whilst in the process of enlisting,...

Smith, Arthur Harold

Arthur Harold Smith (Service No 6315), was born in Bathurst, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, worked as a coach builder, lived in Wollongong and had served 2 years...

Smith, James Fraser

James Fraser Smith (Service No 1450), was born in Glasgow, Scotland, around 1885.At enlistment, he was single, 29 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Balgownie, N....

Smith, Walter John

Walter Smith (Service No 3126) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. around 1891.At enlistment Walter was single, 25 years old, worked as a draper and lived in Kiama, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Smith, Charles

Charles Smith (Service No 670) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment Charles was single, 20 years of age, employed as a sawyer and had previously served 4 years with the Militia.Charles...

Sneyd, Henry Harrison

Henry Sneyd (Service No 3372) was born in the New England district of NSW.At enlistment Henry was single, 21 years old, employed as a labourer and lived at Helensburgh, NSW; he had served in the...

Soldi, Francis Claude

Francis Soldi (Service No 5230) was born at Darlington, N.S.W.Francis lived at Balgownie, N.S.W. when he enlisted during the Waratah March in Balgownie.  He was 28 years old, single, worked...

Souter, John Forbes

John Souter (Service No 3474) was born in Scotland.On 30th May, 1885 John married Jessie Coutts.When John enlisted, he had moved to Australia, and was living in Keiraville, N.S.W.  ...

Souter, John Forbes

Private John Souter jnr (Service no. 5229) was born in Keiraville in 1889 and, like his father, was a miner. At the time of enlistment he was single and 26 years old. John had served four years in...

Souter, Leslie William

Leslie William Souter was born in Surry Hills, NSW.He was employed as a labourer when he enlisted on January 13, 1916. He was 22 years of age and lived in Wollongong with his wife at the time, Martha...

Southall, William Henderson

William Henderson Southall (Service No 3040), was born in Newcastle, England.At enlistment, he was single, 24 years old, worked as a grocer and lived in Unanderra, N.S.W.William embarked...

Southam, Edwin Henry

Edwin Southam was born in Leicester, England around 1889.  Edwin served 4 years with the Leicester Territorials.  On 27th April 1912 Edwin married Florence Brock and they had 2 children....

Southcombe, John Thomas

John Thomas Southcombe (Service No 3248), was born in Guisburough, England, and arrived in Australia, in December 1912.At enlistment he was single, 29 years old, worked as a miner and lived in...

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