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Sydney HARRY

Regimental number2175
Place of birthRedruth, Cornwall, England
Age on arrival in Australia36
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWatchmaker
Address53 Liberty Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinSister, Mrs K Juleff, 53 Liberty Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Garrison Artillery, British Army, for 12 years (time expired; discharged 28 November 1910).
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 August 1915 (gun shot wound, head).

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

Cause of death (postwar) identified as suicide, service related depression owing to being wounded in action.
Date of death10 January 1924
Age at death49
Place of burialNowra Cemetery (Anglican Section), New South Wales

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