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Sydney Thomas OKE

Regimental number2285
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor-body builder
Address18 Marshall Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Oke, 18 Marshall Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3094 Pte James Leslie OKE, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Date of death22 March 1960
Place of burialHighton Cemetery

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