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Sydney Albert GASKELL

Regimental number3341
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, B Gaskell, 329 Barkly Street, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row Z, Grave No. 23), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Martha GASKELL, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

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

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