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Sydney Gordon FOSTER

Regimental number183
Place of birthMornington, Victoria
SchoolState School, Mornington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address25 High Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs C Foster, Main Street, Mornington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death17 October 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 14), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam John and Charlotte FOSTER
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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