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John Cyrus SYKES

Regimental number3216
Place of birthBungendore New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBootmaker
AddressOff Cowper Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Sykes, Off Cowper Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 October 1983
Age at death88
Place of burialGoulburn Cemetery, New South Wales

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