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Sydney Clement ABEL

Regimental number1618
Place of birthBlackall Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Garnet, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Gladis Evelyn Abel, Thornborough via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1617 Driver Richard ABEL, 14th Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918; 1619 Pte Richard James ABEL, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.

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