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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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 Woonona, 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, 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, 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, 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...

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...

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....

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, 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, John

John Wilson (Service No 1755) was born in Shellharbour, N.S.W. around 1871.John enlisted in Charters Towers, Queensland; he was single, 44 years old and working as a fencing contractor on a property...

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, 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,...

Wilson, Leslie Wallace

Leslie Wilson (Service No 2944) was born in Sheffield, Tasmania.When Leslie enlisted at the age of 23, his family had moved to the Illawarra, N.S.W.  Leslie was single, worked as...

Wilson, Alfred Benjamin

Alfred Wilson (Service No 3475) was born at Bulli, N.S.W.When Alfred enlisted at the age of 18 he had already served 4 years in the Militia, he was single and employed as a driver. ...

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