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Sydney John PHYLAND

Regimental number16447
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLake Vale, Balranald, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Phyland, Lake Vale, Balranald, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lucy PHYLAND
Family/military connectionsBrother: 36912 Driver Cyril Joseph PHYLAND, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1941
Age at death44
Place of burialBalranald Cemetery, New South Wales

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