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Sydney Harry MAGGS

Regimental number733
Place of birthWolverhampton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPacker
Address1 Virginia Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Albert Maggs, 1 Virginia Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Date of death19 February 1960
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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