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Rex SNEYD

Regimental number5202
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
SchoolMackay State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Eton, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Sneyd, North Eton, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialVilliers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row F, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jessie SNEYD, Finch Hatton, Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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