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Sydney Seymour MAYNARD

Regimental number2216
Date of birth18 May 1895
Place of birthBoort Victoria
SchoolYando, Boort, Victoria
AddressAriah Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Maynard, Ariah Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date18 May 1918
Other detailsServed at Lone Pine, Ypres, Polygon Woods. Was gassed and received shrapnel wounds to the leg on 26th July, 1917. Returned to Australia on No. 1 Hospital Ship T.S.S. "Karoold"
Date of death5 May 1973
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Lawn Cemetery, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales

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