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Suydney Russell MEARS

Regimental number6349
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMerchant manager
AddressAustralian Estates and Mortgage Co., Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Mears, 'Arcadia', Virgil Street, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1918
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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