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Sydney Charles GYE

Regimental number2650
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address28 Lee Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs P T Gye, 28 Lee Street, Flemington, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, GRave No. 127), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Priscilla GYE, "Burston", Milton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1097 Corporal Walter James GYE, 7th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad, (still overseas).

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