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Sydney Henderson TREYVAUD

Regimental number1676
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address4 Grice Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H H Treyvaud, 4 Grice Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Light Horse Brigade, 1st Signal Troop - 11th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1918
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For gallantry and devotion to duty during the operations in the Jordan Valley and Amman area from July to October 1918, when, as a despatch rider, he showed great tenacity of purpose, and set a magnificent example of coolness under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 59
Date: 8 July 1920

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 February 1971
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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