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Sydney Trafford WITCOMB

Regimental number1660
Place of birthClare, South Australia
OccupationSleeper cutter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Witcomb, Highgate East, South Australia
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George John and Anniew WITCOMB
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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