Anthony William Winter
WINTER, ANTHONY WILLIAM (1894-1955), athlete, was born on 25 August 1894 at Brocklesby, New South Wales, second child of Anthony Winter, fettler, and his wife Sarah Ann, née Boyton, both native-born. Known as 'Nick', he attended the local public school and worked as a labourer before enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force on 31 July 1915. He embarked for Egypt with reinforcements for the 7th Light Horse Regiment in October and was posted to the Australian Army Service Corps as a driver in January 1916; arriving in France in June, he was employed mainly in depot duties. His A.I.F. appointment ended soon after he returned to Australia in June 1919.
Next December Winter became a fireman under the Board of Fire Commissioners of New South Wales and was later stationed at Manly. On 2 July 1921 he married Minnie Pearl Josland at the Methodist Church, Helensburgh. Tall and ...Read more at the source website