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Sydney Langridge BEST

Regimental number5656
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressKillora, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L M Best, Killora, 88 Acland Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Langridge spelt Longridge
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 February 1950

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