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Sydney James Armstrong SAWYERS

Regimental number2857
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressNorseman, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Phillips, Norseman, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Date of death7 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialContay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susan SAWYERS, Norseman, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne

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