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Sidney Edward BARCLAY

Regimental number1906
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Barclay, 38 Kilgour Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death11 April 1918
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialColchester Cemetery (Plot T, Row 5, Grave No. 85), Essex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Edward and Harriet Barclay, 85 Maude Street, Geelong, Victoria

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