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Sydney Herbert HORTON

Regimental number1946
Place of birthWest Brunswick, Staffordshire, England
SchoolChrist Church School, West Brunswick, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'Boronia', Francis Street, Artarmon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Elizabeth Horton, 15 Oxford Road, West Bromwich Staffordshire, England
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in the Staffordshire Yeomanry.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPicquigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Martha HORTON, 15 Oxford Road, West Bromwich, Staffs., England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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