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Sydney BOTT

Regimental number15082
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationIronmoulder
AddressFlorence Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28.7
Height5' 8"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Maud Bott, Farina, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the South Australia Garrison Artillery (Volunteers).
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date25 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOTT Sydney

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