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Sydney Charles HARPER

Regimental number8477
Place of birthBromley, Kent, England
SchoolAylesbury Road School, Bromlo, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address16 Gloomfield Road, Bromley, Kent, England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Harper, 16 Gloomfield Road, Bromley, Kent, England
Previous military serviceRoyal Horse Artillery as Driver
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Went through the South African War, 1899 - 1900 and 1901 invalided home with Enteric fever. Awarded Queens Medal with 4 clasps and Relief of Mafeking Orange Tree State, Transvaal, South Africa, 1901."
FateDied of disease 11 November 1918
Place of death or woundingLe Havre
Place of burialSte Marie Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 3), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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