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Luke SYKES

Regimental number756
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarrier
Address193 Heath Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Peter Wm. Sykes, 193 Heath Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th DS Company
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Date of death30 January 1960
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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