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Leo SYKES

Regimental number34116
Place of birthLake Rowan Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBanker
Address27 Auburn Road, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ella A Aurisch, 27 Auburn Road, Upper Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date14 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 May 1968

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