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Crook, Cecil James

Cecil James Crook (Service No 4562) was born in Adamstown, Newcastle. When Cecil enlisted in the AIF on 10 November, 1915, he was living at Kembla Heights, near Wollongong. He was 18 years...

Crowley, John Nicholas

John Crowley (Service No 2917) was born at Cordeaux River near Wollongong, N.S.W. in July 1866.  On 21st December 1893 he married Elizabeth Roberts and they went on to have 8 children...

Crowther, John William

John Crowther (Service No 396) was born in Hackmondwyke, England.He married Mary Langdon on 20th October 1906 and they arrived in Australia in 1912.At enlistment John was 34 years old, worked as a...

Crozier, Thomas Gracie

Thomas Crozier (Service no 1907) was born in Scotland around 1889.Thomas was 26 years old and living at Scarborough,N.S.W. when he enlisted.  He was single and working...

Cruickshanks, Walter Cecil

Lance Corporal Walter Cruickshanks (Service no. 2718) was born circa 1890 and had spent three years in the CMF. He was a single 25 year old mechanic.Walter embarked on HMAT A54 Runic with 8th...

Cullen, Thomas Herbert

Thomas Cullen (Service No 1700) was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. around 1879 and had attended Rockley Public School. Thomas enlisted at the age of 36, when he lived at...

Cummings, Roy Lytton

Roy Cummings (Service No 5561) was born in Sydney and attended school at Queens College, Hobart.At enlistment Roy he was single, 21 years old, and worked as an orchardist. Roy's father, Harold, of...

Cummings, James

James Cummings (Service No 1412) was born in Newcastle On Tyne, England, about 1876.At enlistment, he was married, 40 years old, worked as a miner and lived in Bulli, N.S.W.James...

Cunningham, Michael

Michael Cunningham was born in Armidale, N.S.W. around 1886. In 1913 Michael married Kate Cain.At enlistment Michael was 30 years old, employed as a miner and the family lived at Unanderra, N.S....

Cunningham, Thomas Clinton

Private Thomas Cunningham (Service no. 5073) was born in Mount Kembla and worked as a railway employee prior to enlisting in the AIF.He embarked on HMAT A9 Shropshire with 16th Battalion, 1st...

Curran, John

John Curran has three regimental numbers 716/1457/2457. He was born in Lambton about 1887. His father died in Corrimal in 1897 and his mother remarried. At the time of enlistment he was a single 27...

Curran, Frank

Frank Curran (Service No 4498) was born in Newcastle, NSW about 1890. The family came to the Illawarra and at the time of enlistment he was a single 25 year old miner from Austinmer. He embarked on...

Curtis, Reginald Johnston

Reginald Curtis (Service No 1929) was born in Kiama, NSW in July 1886. In 1910 he married Louisa Wiley at Nowra and they had two children. At the time of enlistment he was a 28 year old store keeper...

Curwen, Henry Harrison

Henry Curwen (Service No 739) was born at Helensburgh, N.S.W. around 1888.When he enlisted Henry was living at South Cessnock, N.S.W; he was single, 29 yearS old and employed as a miner.He embarked...

Curzon, Harold

Harold Curzon (Service No 6288) was born in Newcastle on Tyne, England, and arrived in Australia in 1911.At enlistment Harold was single, 38 years old, worked as a fireman and lived at...

Cutcher, Herbert Lowell

Herbert Lowell Cutcher (Service No 1084), was born in Wollongong, N.S.W., in 1895.At enlistment, he was single, 20 years old, worked as a farmer and lived at Inverell, N.S.W. Herbert had...

Cutting, Frank Vincent

Frank Cutting (Service No 3111) was born in Herne Bay, Kent, England in June 1891 and arrived in Australia around 1913.At enlistment Frank was single, 23 years old, worked as a farm hand and lived in...

Dahlstrom, Gustaf (George)

Gustaf Dahlstrom was born in Gotherberg, Sweden around 1891.Gustaf had served in the Royal Swedish Navy before he came to Australia.At enlistment, Gustaf was single, 23 years old, worked as a motor...

Daisley, William

William Daisley (Service No 4400) was born in Scotland about 1898. He arrived in Australia in April 1914. He served 10 months in the Senior Cadets at Bulli. At the time of enlistment he was...

Dalby, Maurice William

Maurice Dalby (Service No 1824) was born in Richmond, Victoria, around 1889.  After his mother died, Maurice's father moved to Bellambi, N.S.W. with his family, and remarried. Maurice'...

Dale, John Patrick

John Dale (Service No 2129) was born in Wollongong around 1896.At enlistment John was 19 years of age, and worked as a farm labourer in Wollongong.  John's parents were deceased and he nominated...

Daley, Thomas

Thomas Daley (Service No 1324) was born in Sydney, N.S.W. He was single, 34 years old and working as a cook in Wollongong, N.S.W. when he enlisted. He embarked on HMAT A 14 Euripides with...

Daley, Bertram Wilfred

Bertram Daley (Service No 1020) was born in Marshall Mount, N.S.W.Bertram enlisted when he was 23 years old; he was single, worked as a labourer, and lived at South Cundurimba,...

Dally, Samuel Nathaniel

Samuel Dally (Service No 248) was born in Beaconsfield, Tasmania. At the time of enlistment he was a single 19 year old butcher from Wollongong who had served 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces...

Dalrymple-Hay, John Charles Houston

John Dalrymple-Hay (Service No 704) was born in Sydney.At enlistment John was single, 26 years old, worked as a forest guard, and lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.He embarked from Sydney on HMAT A11 Ascanius...

Dalziel, Victor

Victor Dalziel was born in the Gold Rush town of Steiglitz, Victoria on October 7, 1898 and was one of eleven children. His early years were spent in Queensland working as a farmer until he enlisted...

Dando, Ernest John

Ernest Dando (Service No 9363) was born in Woonona, NSW. At the time he enlisted, he was single, 18 year old chemist.Ernest embarked on HMAT A 26 Armidale with 15th Reinforcements, 1st Field...

Dann, Edward Charles

Edward Dann (Service No 4109) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. in 1896.At enlistment in Lismore, N.S.W. Edward was single, 19 years old, worked as a labourer, and lived at Woodlawn near Lismore. Edward had...

Dare, Albert

Albert Dare (Service No 2591) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. about 1887.At enlistment he was single, 29 years old and worked as a carter.Albert embarked on HMATA 38 Ulysses, with 26th Battalion,...

Dare, Ernest Wilfred

Ernest Dare (Service No 3284) was born in Dapto, N.S.W. around 1894.At enlistment Ernest was single, 21 years old, and worked as a blacksmith.  He embarked from...

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