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Bramsen, Albert Carl

Albert Carl Bramsen (Service No 5974) was born in Bellambi, N.S.W.He enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy and served on HMAS Australia for 4 years. Albert married Jessie Milner in...

Bramsen, Alfred Christian

Alfred Christian Bramsen (Service No 6016) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. He enlisted in the Army in 1916 stating he was 18 years old, single and worked as a machinist. Alfred was...

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...

Brandon, Cyril Stanley

Cyril Brandon (Service No 5051) was born in Kiama, N.S.W.Cyril enlisted after taking part in the Waratah March in Kiama; he was single, 23 years old, employed as a labourer, and had served with the...

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...

Bray, Frank

Frank Bray (Service No 5991) was born Albert Edwin Armstrong, in Corrowa, N.S.W., in 1873. At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he stated he was 39 years old, single and worked as a...

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 ...

Bronson, Walter Barlow

Walter Bronson (Service no 2691) was born in Sydney, NSW.Walter married Dorothy Funnell on 1 October 1913 and together they had 6 children, only one of these children enlisted.At the time of...

Brown, Montague Ambrose

Montague Ambrose Brown was born in Bega, N.S.W., and came to Dapto, N.S.W., with his family at a young age.He enlisted in the Militia around 1910, and spent 5 years with the 28th Light Horse...

Brown, William Charles

William Brown (Service no 1142) was born in Balsham, Cheshire, England in 1892.At the time of enlistment, William was single, 22 years of age, employed as a labourer and resided in Corrimal.William...

Brown, Thomas

Thomas Brown (Service No 814) was born in Hamilton, Scotland about 1886. He made his way to Australia and at the time of enlistment was a single 30 year old miner from Scarborough. Thomas embarked...

Brown, Robert Burns

Robert Brown (Service No 548) was born in Kiama, N.S.W.At enlistment Robert was single, 27 years old, and worked as a farmer.  He embarked from Melbourne on board RMS Orontes with Machine Gun...

Brown, James Boyle

James Boyle Brown (Service No 55), was born in Ardrie, Scotland, and came to Australia with his family, around 1882.On 29th August 1891, James married Margaret Kerr, and they had ...

Brown, Henry William

Harry Brown (Service No 21315) was born in Bulli, NSW in 1892.  The family moved to the Tweed River area, northern NSW some time after Harry was born.At enlistment Harry was single, 24 years old...

Brown, William Frazer/ Fraser

William Brown (Service No 2687) was born in September 1897.William was single, worked as a farmer and lived at Bulli, N.S.W. when he enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W. at the age of 19.   He...

Brown, Victor Henry Ambrose

Victor Brown (Service No 21316) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.  The family moved to the Tweed River in northern NSW when Victor was a child.At enlistment Victor was single, 27 years old, worked as a...

Brown, Oswald Stafford

Oswald Stafford Brown (Service No 1208) was born in Coolamon, N.S.W. in 1888, the son of Isaac and Matilda Brown of Cordeaux River.He was a school teacher and enlisted at age 27 in July 1915.He...

Brown, John William

John William Brown (Service No 16872) was born in Sydney around 1895.At enlistment John was single, 22 years old, worked as a shop assistant, and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.  John had served...

Brown, Edward

Edward Brown (Service No 1991) was born in Maryborough, Queensland.At enlistment Edward was single, 27 years old, worked as a miner, and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Brown, Charles Alexander

Charles Brown (Service No 2341) was born around 1893 in Scarborough, N.S.W.Charles worked as a paymaster, was 22 years old and single when he enlisted.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Brown, Henry

Henry Brown (Service No 2884) was born in Bollington, Cheshire, England.  Henry's family came to Australia in 1912 and settled in Helensburgh, N.S.W.When Henry enlisted he was 20 years...

Brown, George Elliott

George Elliott Brown (Service No 315 & 5796) was born in Kiama, N.S.W., in December 1891.He enlisted in Brisbane, Qld, as Private Brown (Service No 315) embarking on 29th...

Brown, Ambrose Oliver

Ambrose Brown (Service no 3129) was born in Bulli, NSW and moved to Queensland with his family some time after 1906.At the time of enlistment, Ambrose was single, 24 years of age, employed as a...

Brown, Eric Roy

Eric Brown was born in Dapto, NSW in 1893 and moved to Queensland with his family some time after 1906.At the time of enlistment in Brisbane, Queensland with his brother Ambrose Brown (Service...

Brown, John Hogg

John Brown (Service No 8113) was born in Airdie, Scotland.  In 1913 he married Elizaabeth Torrens, a widow, in Kiama, N.S.W.At enliistment John was 32 years old & worked as a labourer....

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