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Henry John SUICH

Regimental number1425
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.1
Height5' 6.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Emma Cole, 190 Weedington Road, Kentish Town, London NW, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date17 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: amputated left foot), Brisbane, 17 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as SNICK.
Date of death26 November 1956
Age at death65
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUICH Henry John

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