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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, 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, 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...

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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...

Williamson, John

John Williamson (Service No 4894) was born in Bishop Auckland, Newfield, Durham, England around 1876.John emigrated to Australia and settle with his wife Mary Jane in the Illawarra....

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...

Williamson, James Thomas

James Williamson (Service No 3969) was born in Corrimal, N.S.W. At enlistment John was single, 21 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Tarrawanna, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on board...

Willis, William Joseph

William Willis (Service No 4888) was born in Wollongong, NSW in 1892. At the time of enlistment he was a single 23 year old miner. He embarked on HMAT A15 Star of England with 15th Reinforcements,...

Willmott, John Thomas

John Willmott (Service No 2244) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. in 1890.At enlistment John was single, 25 years old,worked as a miner, and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W.  John...

Willoughby, Henry Alfred

Henry Willoughby (Service No 10005) was born in Braidwood, N.S.W. in 1897.At enlistment Henry was single, 18 years old, worked as a carter, and lived at Bulli, N.S.W.  He embarked from Sydney on...

Wilson, Norman

Norman Wilson (Service No 2504) was born in Newcastle, England in 1874.At the time of enlistment, Norman was married, 41 years of age, employed as a clerk and resided in Port Kembla, NSW. ...

Wilson, Robert William

Robert Wilson (Service No 5267) was born in Melbourne, Victoria in 1894.At the time of enlistment Robert was single, employed as a railway porter, resided in Clifton, NSW, and had previously served 1...

Wilson, Charles Arthur Leonard

Charles Wilson (service no. 2745) was born in Mount Kembla. He was described as a horse breaker.After leaving school he enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy on 30th October, 1913, one of the Navy's...

Wilson, William Edwin

William Wilson (Service no 669) was born in London in 1888 and had served 6 years with 6th Battalion Essex Regiment Territorials.  He was discharged from the 6th Battalion Essex Regiment...

Wilson, Fenwick Watson

Fenwick Wilson (Service no 1965) was born in Braidwood.  At the time of enlistment, Fenwick was single, 35 years of age, employed as a policeman and residing in Brisbane, Queensland.  He...

Wilson, Briton Sexton

Briton Wilson (Serice no 17408) was born in Lithgow, NSW.At the time of enlistment Briton was single, 20 years of age, employed as a draftsman and resided in Scarborough, NSW.  He had...

Wilson, Edison William

Edison Wilson (Service no 1498) was born in Lithgow, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Edison was single, 22 years of age, employed as a fitter and turner and resided in Scarborough, NSW.Edison embarked...

Wilson, Septimus Frontine

Septimus Frontine Wilson (Service No 579), was born in Braidwood, N.S.W.He was educated at the Kings School and was a rugby player.At enlistment, he was single, 32 years old and worked as a bank...

Wilson, James

James Wilson (Service No 1592) was born in Richmond River around 1895.At enlistment he was single, 20 years old, worked as a saddler, lived in Wollongong, N.S.W., and had served 4...

Wilson, Frank John

Frank Wilson had a short but eventful life.  He was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1892.  It appears that in 1902 he became a ward of the state after his mother died. ...

Wilson, William Charles

William Wilson (Service No 2029) was born in Corrimal, N.S.W. around 1897. When William enlisted at the age of 18, he was single, living at Wee Waa, N.S.W., worked as a tram cleaner,...

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