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Sydney Vivian WADE

Regimental number4951
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address32 Main Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr T Wade, Rocky Lead Post Office via Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Age at death17.10
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot E, Row 3, Grave 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth WADE.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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