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John Henry SIRMAN

Regimental number7080
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBorrodale Road, South Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5'10.25"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Sirman, Westbourne Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: John William and Catherine SIRMAN
Discharge date10 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 30 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 31 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 10 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death5 July 1934
Age at death56
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIRMAN John Henry

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