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Callaghan, Albert

Albert Callaghan (Service No 2679) was born in Carnarvonshire, Wales around 1877.At enlistment Albert was 39 years old, a widower, worked as a miner, lived at Thirroul, NSW, and had served 8...

Cameron, Leo Ewan

Leo Ewan Cameron (Service no. 3277) was born in Murrumburrah, NSW. Although he enlisted at Coonabarabran, NSW, he gave his address as Woonona, NSW. He stated that he was a single 21 year old...

Cameron, Kenneth

Kenneth Cameron (Service no 4385) was born in Dundonnell, Scotland in 1873.At the time of enlistment Kenneth was single, 42 years of age, employed as a blacksmith and residing in Scarborough, NSW....

Canham, George

George Canham (Service No 6717) was born in Sydney, N.S.W.  He married Ivy Cambrell in 1908.Geoge was 28 years old, worked as a butcher, and lived in Kiama, N.S.W. when he...

Carney, William

William Carney (Service No 1628) was born in Berry, NSW in 1894.At the time of enlistment he was a single 21 year old labourer, living in Galong, NSW. His mother Annie, of Fairy Meadow, NSW is listed...

Carrick, Louis Russell

Louis Carrick (Service No 3047) was born in Clifton, N.S.W. in 1893.At enlistment Louis was single, 23 years old, worked as a surveyor and had served 2 years in the Militia.He embarked from Sydney as...

Carrick, John Edward

John Carrick (Service No 5989) was born in Bulli, N.S.W.John enlisted when the Waratah March came to the Illawarra region.  He was single, 27 years old, and worked as a miner.He embarked from...

Carrick, Thomas Henry

Thomas Carrick (Service No 2777) was born in Bulli, N.S.W. around 1896.At enlistment Thomas was single, 20 years old, and worked as a miner.  He has served 3 years with the Citizens Militia...

Carrington, William

William Carrington was born in Manchester, England around 1890 and arrived in Australia after 1911.At enlistment William was single, 26 years old, worked as a miner and lived at Corrimal, N.S.W....

Carter, Norman William

Norman Carter (Service No 2631) was born in Wombat, N.S.W. in 1891.Norman was living in Port Kembla, N.S.W., working as a labourer when he enlisted at Kiama, N.S.W. at the age of 24....

Carthew, James Edwin

James Carthew (Service No 5549) was born in Kiama.  He married Florence Bogus in Kiama in 1903 and the couple had 3 children.At enlistment James was 38 years old, a farm labourer and had served...

Case, Clifford Charles

Clifford Case (Service No 18852) was born in Walcha, N.S.W. in 1888.At enlistment Clifford was single, 28 years old, was employed as a fireman and lived at Clifton, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on...

Catt, Charles

Charles Catt (Service No 14027) was born in Woonona, N.S.W.At enlistement Charles was single, 18 years old and employed as a fitter.  Charles had served 5 years in the...

Catterall, Augustus Victor

Augustus Catterall (Service No 7716) was born in Lismore, N.S.W.  While growing up he was a student at Unanderra Public School.When he enlisted, at Holsworthy, N.S.W., he was living at...

Cavanagh, William Ernest

William Ernest Cavanagh (Service No 1213), was born in Queanbeyan, N.S.W., in 1892.At enlistment he was single, 24 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Wollongong, N....

Cavill, Walter

Walter Cavill (Service No 25628), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.At enlistment he was single, 22 years old and worked as an electric crane driver.Walter embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova, with Divisional...

Cavill, George

George Cavill (Service No 1868), was born in Bulli, N.S.W.In 1907, he married Olive Dove, in Woonona, N.S.W.George initially enlisted on 9th August 1915, as a single man who worked as...

Cawe, Edward Sydney

Private Edward Cawe (Service no: 2342) was born circa 1900 and claimed to be 18 years old, however, in reality he was just 14. He had served in the cadets.Edward embarked on HMAT Ballarat A70 on 6th...

Cawood, Dorothy Gwendolen

Dorothy Gwendolen Cawood was born on 9 December1884 in Parramatta. She was the seventh child of carpenter John Cawood and his English-born wife, Sarah Travis nee Garnett. She commenced her nursing...

Chalmers, Alexander

Alexander Chalmers (Service No. 1340) was born in Woonona, NSW. At enlistment he was a single 24 year old engineering draughtsman.He embarked on SS Makarini from Melbourne, VIC with 8th...

Chamberlain, Edward George

Edward George Chamberlain was born on 18 April, 1893 in Richmond, Victoria. He was living in Woonona with his family during the time of his enlistment.Chamberlain embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on...

Chamberlain, William Arthur

William Chamberlain (Service No 2537) was born in Newcastle, NSW about 1898. At the time of enlistment he was a single 18 year old coach builder from Albion Park, NSW who had served 12 months in 37th...

Chandler, Leslie Summers

Leslie Chandler (Service No 7043) was born in Orange, N.S.W.At enlistment in Bulli, N.S.W., Leslie was single, 23 years old, worked as a labourer and lived in Woonona, N.S.W.  He had served 5...

Chapman, Harley Waldron

Harley Chapman (Service No 2050) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. in 1887 and attended Kiama Public School.When Harley enlisted he was single, 28 years old, employed as a bank manager, and...

Chapman, John

John Chapman (Service No 4938) was born in Stirlingshire, Scotland around 1884.When John enlisted at the age of 31 he was single, worked as a miner, and lived at Scarborough, N.S....

Chapman, William

William Chapman (Service No 6960) was born in Victoria around 1878.When William enlisted he was living at Woonona, N.S.W. with his wife Mary, and employed as an engine driver.  William...

Chapman, Walter

Lieutenant Walter Chapman (Service no. 3725) was born in Unanderra circa 1893 and attended Unanderra Public School. Prior to enlisting he was working as a relief night watchman.Walter embarked on...

Chapple, William Walter Stanley

William Chapple (Service No 675) was born in Mittagong, NSW about 1890. His parents were deceased when he enlisted at Lismore and he named his uncle at Albion Park, NSW as his next of kin. At the...

Charlton, Albert Griffith

Albert Charlton (Service no 5058) was born in Goulburn, NSW and enlisted for service in the Boer War on 14 January 1902 as No 43 Trooper Charlton.On 4 May 1910 Albert married Olive Pollock in Woonona...

Chase, Frederick

Frederick Chase (Service no 521) was born in Norwich, England and served 3 years with 3rd Battalion, Norfolk regiment before he came to Australia.At the time of enlistment Frederick was single, 35...

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