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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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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....

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...

Browne, Emily Gertrude

Sister Emily Browne was born in Wollongong circa 1880 and after school trained as a nurse. At the time of enlistment she was a single 36 year old Sister.Emily served at the Garrison Hospital until...

Browne, Reginald Claude

Reginald Browne (Service No 4854) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. and lived at nearby Port Kembla when he enlisted for 7 years in the Royal Australian Navy.Reginald was posted to HMAS Huon, a River...

Browne, Ernest Frederick

Ernest Browne Service (No 6302) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. and lived at Port Kembla, N.S.W.  when he enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy.  He joined his brother Reginald as...

Browning, Arthur

Arthur Browning (Service no 4502) was born in Thirroul, NSW.At the time of enlistment in Kiama, NSW, Arthur was single, 29 years of age, employed as a miner and had served 2 years previously with the...

Brownlee, William Hughes

Private William Brownlee (Service No. 6368) was born in 1895 and was a 20 year old single miner when he enlisted in the AIF. Prior to enlisting he had spent 2 years in the Illawarra Infantry.He...

Brownlie, David

David Brownlie (Service No 3703) was born in Ipswich, Queensland around 1887.When he enlisted he was living in Balgownie, N.S.W, with his father.  He was single, 28 years old and...

Bruce, George

George Bruce (Service No 1573) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland about 1884 and made his way to Australia. At the time of enlistment he was a single 32 year old labourer from Port Kembla. George...

Bryan, Maurice Agustis

Maurice Bryan (Service no 1722) was born in the Illawarra, NSW in 1886.At the time of enlistment in Cairns, Queensland, Maurice was a single, 29 years of age, employed as a farmer and residing in...

Bryen, Robert Thomas

Robert Bryen (Service No 3372) was born in Dapto, N.S.W.At enlistment Robert was single, 22 years old, worked as a clerk, and was living in Tamworth, N.S.W.  He had previously volunteered for 3...

Bryen, Frederick Edward

Frederick Bryen (Service No 6287) was born in Kangaroo Valley, NSW, around 1889.At enlistment he was 27 years old, married and was farmer.He embarked on HMAT A29 Suevic on 11th November 1916 with...

Brynkeveh, Hypolit

Hypolit Brynkeveh (Service No 2385/ 2385A)was born in Poland around 1888.  The time of his arrival in Australia is unknown.Hypolit enlisted as a Polish citizen in Corrimal, N.S.W. when he was 28...

Bubear, George Thomas

George Bubear (Service No 160/1912) was born in Exeter, England in February 1890.At the time of enlistment George was single, 23 years of age, employed as a labourer, resided in Coledale, NSW and had...

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