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Regimental number2913
Place of birthBlackmore, Essex, England
Other NamesSidney
SchoolChurch School, Blackmore, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Address72 Ougar Road, Brentwood, Essex, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs Edith Rolph, 72 Ougar Road, Brentwood, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 August 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 99), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Christianna GOODAY
Other details

On Attestation Paper stated sister was next of kin; mother deceased, father absent.

War service: Egypt, England

Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916. Marched into 8th Training Bn, Larkhill.

Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 1 August 1916; died of pneumonia, 10 August 1916.

Medal: British War Medal

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