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Robert Percival SYKES

Regimental number2812
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMulwarree Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, R Sykes, Mulwarree Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2812A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death26.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 7), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
c. Parents: Robert and Catherine SYKES, Mulwarree Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin

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