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Sydney HEATH

Regimental number3155
Place of birthBullahdelah, New South Wales
SchoolBullahdelah Public School, Bullahdelah, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip's steward
Address216 Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Sydney Charles Heath, Langleyvale, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHargicourt, France
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHargicourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sydney and Edith HEATH, Langley Vale, New South Wales. Native of Bullahdelah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsWas brother to John McLeod Heath who was killed in action on 13th Obtober, 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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