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Joseph Dyke SYMES

Regimental number6388
Place of birthMitchell, Queensland
SchoolMitchell State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Joseph Dyke Symes, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Dyke and Emily SYMES, Mitchell, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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