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Sydney Harold Thomas BEST

Regimental number611
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoutry farm manager
AddressCowan Street, Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Rev Sydney Best, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1915
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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