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Sylvanus Henry TYRRELL

Regimental number1478
Place of birthBarraba, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
AddressPaterson, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William James Tyrrell, Martins Creek via Paterson, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Christina Agnes TYRRELL, 10 Morgan Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Brother wounded in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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