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Sydney Joseph STATHAN

Regimental number1073
Place of birthPort Mackay, Queensland
SchoolState School, Leongatha, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKorumburra, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Stathan, Main Street, Korumburra, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt STATHAM
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 41), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John W. and Mary STATHAM, 605 Canning Street, Carlton North, Victoria. Native of Port Mackay, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private G. Strathan No. 3241, who died of wounds in France on 14 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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