Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Albert John Casey

Albert John Casey

Serial Number and Rank: 2783, Private Birth:  15 July 1894 Bawley Point, Birth 1894/21080 Baptism:  28 July 1894 St Peters & St Paul CE Milton Parents:  Fa. John Thomas Casey born Araulen. Mo. Mary Jane Hailey born Braidwood Enlisted:  5 Oct 1916, Sydney, age 22 years Next of Kin:  Fa. John Casey – Surveyor, living at Glebe Sydney NSW Service:  1st & […]

Allan McDonald Warden

Serial Number and Rank:  1768, Private  Birth:  22 Jan 1892 The Hutt Milton  Baptism:  20 Feb 1892 St Peters & St Pauls Milton   Parents:  Charles Forfar and Margaret Sophia Warden nee Moore  Enlisted: 29 June 1915  Service:  2nd Lighthorse, RTA 28 June 1919  Marriage:  Isabel Olive Barton 1921  Honour Rolls –  Croobyar Public School Milton Church of England  Allan also served in WW2 […]

Andy Bond

Serial Number and Rank:  4509  Birth:  1883 Braidwood (nil registration of birth)  Parents:  Alick (Jacky) Bond and Ellen Demestre – both Aboriginal  Enlisted:  Kiama 13 November 1916 Next of Kin:  Mo. Ellen Haddigaddy (sic)  Service:  33rd Battalion. RTA August 1918 “Essex”  War Record:  Digital copy held by the Australian National Archives  Death:  11 November 1943/25773 Berry. Burial:  Berry Cemetery  Marriage:  1. Butter Thomas […]

Anzac Day United Service 1916

Locally, Anzac Day was celebrated by a United Service in the School of Arts, when a fine congregation gathered, representing all denominations, to do honor to the occasion. Rev. Edgar Potter presided over the meeting. On the platform also were Rev. P. M. Waterhouse (Methodist) and Ensign Cross (S. Army.) The meeting opened with the […]

Benjamin William Henry Hulbert

Serial Number and Rank:  17716, Driver Birth:  2 Feb 1885 St Leonards Sydney Birth 1885/11751 Baptism:  9 Nov 1899 St Peters & St Paul CE Milton NSW. Family recorded as living at Brooman Parents:  Fa: Benjamin. Mo: Sarah Enlisted:  11 Dec 1916, Sydney. Age 32 years and 10 months Next of Kin:  Sister: Eva Thorna Ried of Petersham Service:  1st Field Company […]