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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...

Bubear, Frederick

Frederick Bubear (Service No 1913) was born in Kennford, England.At the time of enlistment Frederick was a married, 32 years of age, employed as a dairy farmer and resided in Coledale, NSW. ...

Buchanan, Thomas Watts

Thomas Buchanan (Service no 5654) was born in Bulli, NSW in 1895.At the time of enlistment Thomas was single, 21 years of age, employed as a miner, resided in CorrimalNSW and had previously served 4...

Buchanan, Joseph

6476 Pte Joseph Buchanan (Service no 6476) was born in Surry Hills, Melbourne, Victoria in 1895.At the time of enlistment in Kiama, Joseph was single 21 years of age, employed as a labourer and...

Buchanan, Richard George

Richard Buchanan (Service no 1992) was born in Wollongong, NSW.At the time of enlistment, Richard was single, 24 years of age, employd as a miner and resided in Corrimal, NSW.Richard embarked on HMAT...

Buckeridge, Charles Stanley

Charles Buckeridge (Service no. 522) was born in Wollongong circa 1892. He was employed as a carpenter, 22 years old and single at the time of enlistment. Charles was one of the first to enlist and...

Buckeridge, John Wilfred

John Buckeridge (Service No 2913) was born in Mosman, Sydney.  At enlistment he was single, 19 years old, studying & lived in Wollongong, N.S.W.  John had served as a Signal Sergeant...

Buckingham, George Mortensen

George Buckingham (Service No 3782) was born in Sydney.At enlistment George was single, 27 years old, and employed as a tram conductor.  George listed his father, Thomas, who lived in Wollongong...

Buckle, Frederick Alexander

Frederick Alexander Buckle (Service No 6114), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W., around 1895.At enlistment, he was single, 20 years old, worked as a coke worker, lived in Keiraville, N.S....

Buckley, Jonathan Yates

Sergeant Jonathan Buckley (Service no. 4134A) was born circa 1890 and at enlistment was a single 25 year old miner from Corrimal. He embarked on HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20th December, 1915 with 2nd...

Buckley, Albert William

Albert Buckley (Service No 2614) was born in Campbelltown, N.S.W. around 1898.Albert enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he was 18 years old.  Albert was single, worked as a fisherman, and lived...

Buddin, James

James Buddin (Service No 7105) was born at Woonona, NSW in March 1888. At the time of enlistment he was a single 28 year old carpenter living in Woonona. At the time his parents were living in...

Budgett, Henry

Henry Budgett (Service No 3017) was born in London around 1876. At enlistment Henry was 39 years old, single, worked as a commercial traveller and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.  He embarked...

Bullen, Frank

Frank Bullen (Service No 6863) was born in Kiama, N.S.W. At enlistment he was 18 years old, single, worked as a driver and lived in Kiama, N.S.W. Frank had served 4 years with the Cadets...

Bullen, John Francis

John Bullen (Service No 3011) was born in Lismore in December 1892.The family moved to the Illawarra and at the time of enlistment he was described as a single 23 year old tinsmith and plumber who...

Bullock, Edwin James Stanley

Edwin Bullock (Service No 5052) was born in Surrey, England and came to Australia in Australia in June 1914.Edwin enlisted in Wollongong, N.S.W. with the Waratah March.  He was single, 21 years...

Burgess, John Napier McKinnon

John Burgess (Service No 4448) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment John was single, 32 years old, and worked as a farmer at Bonville, via Coffs Harbour, N.S.W.He embarked on from Sydney HMAT...

Burgess, Dominick John

Dominick John Burgess (Service No 6973) was born in Wollongong, NSW about 1871 and had served in the Militia. He moved from the area and in 1892 he married Margaret Darwall in Albury, NSW. At the...

Burgess, Walter Frederick

Walter Frederick Burgess (Service No 6473) was born in Wollongong around 1896 and attended Unanderra Public School.Walter gained employment as a carpenter after school, also spending 2...

Burgess, Leslie Hope

Leslie Burgess (Service No 6042) was born in Unanderra around 1894, and was the younger brother of Walter Frederick Burgess who also served in World War I.Leslie and Walter attended Unanderra...

Burke, Henry

Henry Burke (Service No 64) was born in Belfast, Ireland. Following the death of her husband, his mother brought the family to Australia. They settled in the Illawarra. At the time of enlistment...

Burke, Patrick Joseph

Patrick Joseph Burke (Service No 1325) was born in Limerick, Ireland in July 1891, arriving in Australia in 1910.At enlistment in Kiama, N.S.W., he was 23 years old, single, worked as a...

Burley, Norman Wortley

Norman Burley (Service No 6481) was born in Wollongong, NSW.At enlistment Norman was single, 24 years old and employed as a school teacher. He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A67 Orsova on 10th...

Burley, Jonathan

Jonathan Burley (Service No 7474) was born in Wollongong, NSW.At enlistment he was single, 19 years old and worked as a carpenter; he had served 3 years with the Cadets and 2 years with the Militia....

Burley, Charles Leonard

Charles Burley (Service No 9834) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.At enlistment, Charles was single, 24 years old and worked as a  bricklayer.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A31 Ajana with 9th...

Burling, Arnold Westley

Arnold Burling (Service No 3460) was born in Lismore, N.S.W. about 1892. He was a single 22 year old bank clerk living at Fairy Meadow when he enlisted. He had spent 18 months with the Senior Cadets...

Burn, Louis Henry

Louis Burn (Service No 4891) was born in Victoria around 1888.  In 1909 he married Isabella Roberts at Bega, N.S.W. and they had one child.When Louis enlisted he was 29 years...

Burns, George Edward

George Burns (Service No 3251) was born in Jerilderie, N.S.W. in 1887.When George enlisted he was single, 28 years old, and employed as a railway porter at Dunmore, N.S.W....

Burrows, Daniel

Daniel Burrows (Service No 5243) was born in Sutherland, Sydney, around 1888. At enlistment he was single, 28 years old, employed as a miner and lived at Scarborough, N.S.W.  He embarked from...

Burrows, James

James Burrows (Service No 6470) was born in Wales in February 1886.  He arrived in Australia with his family in 1888.  In 1908 he married Grace Collitts in Marrickville, Sydney, and the...

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