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George SYRON

Regimental number2166
Place of birthFoster, Cape Hawk. NSW
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackmans Point, Hastings River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Patrick Syron, Blackmans Point, Hastings River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines; died Second Australian Casualty Clearing Station.
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row O, Grave No. I), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary Ann SYRON, Hibbard Post Office, New South Wales. Native of Foster, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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