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Archibald Wilfred SINNAMON

Regimental number3894
Place of birthJackson, Queensland
SchoolBeaudesert State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCharman, Jackson, W.L., Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Sinnamon, Charman, Jackson, W.L., Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypes, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LVIII, Row C, Grave No. I), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice SINNAMON, Charmana, Jackson, Queensland. Native of Rocklea, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2037 Pte Walter John SINNAMON, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Brisbane, 19 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 December 1916; marched into 9th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 10 December 1916.

Admitted to Fovant Hospital, 31 December 1916 (influenza); discharged, 9 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 February 1917; taken on strength, 31st Bn, in the field, 6 March 1917.

Killed in action, 29 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SINNAMON Archibald Wilfred

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