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White, Ernest Charles

Ernest Charles White (Service No 3152), was born in Stratford, Essex, England, around June, 1881.Ernest had served 10 years with the Royal Navy, and served in the Boxer Rebellion and Boer War,...

White, Robert

Robert White (Service No 311/2252), was born in Midlothian, Scotland around 1884.At enlistment, he was 31 years old, married, worked as a miner, lived in Corrimal, N.S.W. and had served 3...

Whitehead, Frank

Frank Whitehead (Service No 430) was a single and employed as a foreman in Port Kembla.Frank embarked on HMAT A35 - Berrima with Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, C Company on 19th...

Whitelaw, Archibald Black

Archibald Whitelaw (Service No 1986) was born in Glasgow, Scotland and came to Australia in 1912.At enlistment he was single, 24 years old, employed as a labourer and lived at Lilyfield, N.S.W....

Whitfield, Kenneth Ross

Kenneth Whitfield (Service no 7572) was born in Shellharbour, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Kenneth was single, 20 years of age and employed as a carpenter.Kenneth embarked on the HMAT A14 -...

Whitfield, Norman Harold

Norman Whitfield (Service No 2505) first enlisted as a Corporal in the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force Tropical Unit embarking with F Company on 19th August 1914 on HMAT A35 Berrima...

Whitford, Alexander

Alexander Whitford (Service No 3465) was born in Wagga Wagga, N.S.W. around 1891.At enlistment he was single, 24 years old, and worked as a telegraphist at Wollongong, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney...

Whitford, George Ewen

George Whitford (Service No 3465) was born in Wagga Wagga, N.S.W. in 1897.  George's father, George Whitford senior, was born in Corrimal, N.S.W., and had left Wollongong to live in Wagga...

Whittingham, David

David (Dave) Whittingham (Service No 6121) was born in Sydney around 1874. At enlistment he was single, 42 years of age and worked as a bank clerk with the Union Bank in Sydney.  Dave nominated...

Whittingham, Carrie (Caroline) Bowden

Carrie Whittingham was born in Gordon, Sydney around 1870.  Carrie went to school in Kiama, N.S.W. and then trained as a nurse.  In 1910 she was appointed Matron of Kiama Hospital. At...

Whyte, Alfred George

Alfred Whyte (Service No 2843) was born in Sydney in 1867.At enlistment Alfred stated his age to be 44, when in fact he was 48 years old at the time.  Alfred was single, employed as a drainer...

Wickham, Charles

Private Charles Wickham (service no. 4330) was born in Mount Kembla.Charles enlisted in the AIF with his brother James. He embarked on HMAT A60 Aeneas with A Company 13th Battalion on 20th December,...

Wickham, James

Sapper James Wickham (service no. 5837) was born in Mount Kembla circa 1890.James initially enlisted under his real name on 11th January, 1916 but was "discharged for making false attestations" on...

Wildman, Reginald Raymond

Private Reginald Wildman (Service no. 1888) was born on 14th April, 1896 in Wollongong to a single mother, and he was a single 18 year old farm hand when he enlisted.Reginald had been living with...

Williams, David

David Williams (Service No 5666) was born in Betws-y-Coed, Wales around 1877.At enlistment David was single, 39 years old, and worked as a miner at Scarborough, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT...

Williams, Frederick

Frederick Williams (Service no 6338) was born in Sydney, NSW.At the time of enlistment with the Waratah March in Helensburgh, NSW, he was single, 19 years of age, employed as a clerk, resided in...

Williams, William Lewis

William Lewis Williams (Service No 62) was born in Abermain, Wales around 1877.At enlistment, he was single, 38 years old, worked as a mining engineer, lived in Woronora, N.S.W., and had served with...

Williams, William James

William Williams (Service No 6336) was born in Corrimal, N.S.W. around 1898.William enlisted when he was 18 years old, single and worked as miner.  Previously, William ...

Williams, James

James Williams (Service no 6337) was born in Hampshire, England.At the time of enlistment in Kiama, NSW, John was single, 29 years of age, employed as a quarryman and resided in Shellharbour, NSW....

Williams, John Henry

John Williams (Service no 2858) was born in Millom Havesigg, England.At the time of enlistment John was single, 26 years of age, employed as a miner and resided in Helensburgh, NSW.John embarked on...

Williams, William Charles

William Williams (Service no 66544) was born in Woonona, NSW.At the time of enlistment William was single, 19 years of age, employed as a baker, resided in Woonona, NSW and had previously served in...

Williams, Thomas Joseph

Thomas Williams (Service no 5304) was born in Corrimal, NSW.At the time of enlistment Thomas was single, 21 years of age, employed as a miner, resided in Corrimal, NSW and had previously served with...

Williams, John

John Williams (Service No 2536) was born in Adelong, N.S.W. around 1886. At enlistment John was single, 29 years old, worked as a miner, and lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney...

Williams, Ernest George

Ernest Williams (Service No 3760) was born in Mittagong, N.S.W. At enlistment Ernest was single, 28 years old, worked as a postal assistant, and lived at Helensburgh, N.S.W.  He embarked from...

Williams, John Joseph

John Williams (Service No 3339) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. in 1886.In 1908 John married Clara Marshall. When he enlisted at the age of 29, John was working as a...

Williams, Leslie

Leslie Williams (Service No 3256) was born in Bulli, N.S.W., around 1892. At enlistment in Cairns, Qld, he was 24 years old, single and worked as a farmer. Leslie embarked on HMAT A42...

Williams, Edward John Joseph

Edward Williams (Service No 700) was born in Port Macquarie, N.S.W. around 1892.Edward enlisted when he was 24 years old.  He was single, employed as a storekeeper, and lived at Austinmer, N.S.W...

Williams, Meredydd

Meredydd Williams (Service No 1311) was born in Carnarvon, Wales around 1893.At enlistment Meredydd was single, 22 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W.  He embarked from...

Williams, Victor Clarence

Victor Williams (Service No 801) was born in Maitland, N.S.W. around 1892.  When he enlisted he was a single 21 year old labourer, living in Helensburgh, N.S.W.Victor enlisted early in the...

Williamson, Godfrey Eugene Peter

Godfrey Williamson (Service No 2503) was born at Tarrawanna near Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment Godfrey was single, 19 years old, worked as a coal miner, and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W.   Godfrey...

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