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Sydney Bilton PRIESTLY

Regimental number2974
Place of birthAuburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address2 Carrington Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Thornthwaite, 2 Carrington Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Priestly and Priestley
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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