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From: Cathy Dunn <>
Subject: Re: [AUS-Koori] Aboriginal WW1 soldiers
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2004 14:42:28 +1100
In-Reply-To: <5.0.2.1.1.20040105132358.0223eec0@mail.austarmetro.com.au>


Hi all
Many thanks
I have sighted all the war records

all research is complete, including photos (with permisson)
www.ulladulla.info/history/war/aboriginal.html

Alice Bindoff - who is noted as their next of kin is Alice Phoebe Butler -
sometime Phoebe Alice Butler was born at Murramarang in the 1870s - her
mother was Jane Brown - family connections - Golden Brown, Licey, Butler,
Dashwood and others

cathy Dunn


At 02:05 PM 5/01/2004 +1100, you wrote:
>Hi Cathy
>
>The dossiers of these servicemen are held by National Archives and their
>details are on NAA RecordSearch. All have been digitised and can be read
>on line.
>
>The Bringing Them Home Project at NAA has been identifying Indigenous men
>who volunteered for service in WW1 and a listing of servicemen identified
>so far - about 400 - is available from the Bringing Them Home Project -
>see NAA website for the address.
>
>The dossiers have been indexed and names they contain are on the Bringing
>Them Home Name Index. The dossiers are a great source of family history as
>they give names of next of kin and often names of other family and
>personal details contained in correspondence in the years after the war.
>
>The Bindoffs are not on this list and there must be others who are
>eligible for inclusion. The list shows men volunteered from every state in
>Australia including Tasmania. Of the 5 Bindoffs whose records are at
>NAA Harold, David and Edgar George were born in Australia and give their
>next of kin as mother Alice and father is named in one as AE Bindoff -
>place of birth is Sydney, address given - all showing how good these
>records are for tracing family.
>
>Philippa
>
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>Research the following Aboriginal WW1 servicemen
>Ernest Lacey - Licey - 17th Battalion
>Arthur George Andrews - 15th Battalion
>Walter Ernest Andrews - 15th Battalion
>Frank Stewart - Possible the 8th Pioneer Battalion
>Henry Cooley - 36th Battalion
>Andy Bond - 30th & 33rd Battalion
>Edward Bindoff - 1st Battalion
>David Bindoff - 19th Battalion
>Harold Bindoff - 19th Battalion
>Cathy Dunn
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>Cathy
>The WW1 Nominal Roll set up through the Australian War Memorial website is
>worth a look (http://www.awm.gov.au/database/133/index.asp)
>The database contains the following information:
>Private Ernest LACEY 17th Battalion enlisted 14 August 1916 and returned to
>Australia 4 June 1917.
>Lance Corporal Arthur George ANDREWS enlisted 2nd March 1915 and returned to
>Australia 4 May 1917.
>No listing for Walter Andrews in 15th Battalion.
>There is a listing for a Private Frank STEWART in the 5th Pioneer Battalion
>enlisted 16th November 1916 and returned to Australia 2 June 1919.
>Private Henry COOLEY enlisted in the 36th (possibly 56th) Battalion 16th
>November 1916 and returned to Australia 18 January 1919.
>Private Andy BOND enlisted in the 33rd Battalion 13th November 1916 and
>returned to Australia 7 June 1918.
>There is a listing for an Edgar George BINDOFF enlisting with the 1st
>Battalion on 28th January 1915 and returning to Australia 13 September 1915
>for Death of Wife (there follows a listing one month later the enlistment of
>Edgar BINDOFF with the 2nd Battalion on 13 October 1915 and returning to
>Australia on 11 April 1916.
>Private David Henry BINDOFF enlisted in the 19th Battalion on 18 July 1915
>and returned to Australia 27th July 1917.
>There is a listing for Lance Corporal Harold Edward BINDOFFF who enlisted
>with the 6th BGROC (?) on 2 July 1915 and returning to Australia on 19 April
>1919.
>There is also a listing for Private Alfred Edward BINDOFF with the A Provost
>C on 27 July 1915 and returning to Australia on 4th May 1917.
>There are service/enlistment numbers listed for following up/requesting
>further information from the Australian War Memorial.
>Hope this info is of assistance.
>Regards,
>Des.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Cathy Dunn [mailto:]
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>Subject: [AUS-Koori] South Coast NSW WW1
>Research the following Aboriginal WW1 servicemen
>Ernest Lacey - Licey - 17th Battalion
>Arthur George Andrews - 15th Battalion
>Walter Ernest Andrews - 15th Battalion
>Frank Stewart - Possible the 8th Pioneer Battalion
>Henry Cooley - 36th Battalion
>Andy Bond - 30th & 33rd Battalion
>Edward Bindoff - 1st Battalion
>David Bindoff - 19th Battalion
>Harold Bindoff - 19th Battalion
>Cathy Dunn
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