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Regimental number2488
Place of birthCleckheaton, England
SchoolSt Johns National School, Cleckheaton, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
AddressBowral, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Jowett Sugden, 107 Cardigan Mount, Leeds, England
Previous military serviceServed in the West Yorkshire Royal Engineers, Volunteers for 4 years.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was steady, honest and industrious.
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row Q, Grave No. 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jowett B. and Lavinia SUGDEN; husband of Florrie SUGDEN, 47 Burley Lodge Road, Leeds, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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