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Sydney Thomas METTHAM

Regimental number1987
Place of birthSheffield England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMusician
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, George Eldon Mettham, Blackpool, England
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTyne cot Cemetery (Plot XXXI, Row G, Grave No. 18), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rebecca METTHAM. Native of Sheffield, England

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