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Francis Leslie SYKES

Regimental number1099
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Joseph Sykes, South Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1100 Pte Vincent Lewis SYKES, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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