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Sydney JOLLY

Regimental number2679
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolNetherwood St Board School, Kilburn, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGelliondale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Jolly, Gelliondale, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXI, Row E, Grave No. 5), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Annie JOLLY; husband of Annie Elizabeth JOLLY, Gelliondale, Victoria. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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