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Sydney WILLS

Regimental number602
Place of birthLucknow, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressOxide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, S R Wills, Cobar, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 34), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Kessell and Phillippa Ann WILLS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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