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Sydney Alfred Alexander GODRICH

Regimental number557
Place of birthClapham, London, England
SchoolWorksop College, England
Other trainingIn training to become a parson.
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNanneella, Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F W Godrich, 3 Windsor Road, Denmark Hill, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in Cadet Corps, Worksop.
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Alfred Sydney Godrich on NR
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Julia GODRICH, "Montrose", 49 Fontenoy Road, Balham, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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