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Sydney Martin Challenger WORMALD

Regimental number2472
Place of birthWaterloo New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressBurton, Falls Road, Lawson, Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs A Wormald, Burton, Falls Road, Lawson, Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistently good work as runner from 25th February to 16th September, 1918. Private WORMALD has at all times been most accurate in finding his way and is one of the first to volunteer for the most arduous and dangerous tasks. He sets a splendid example to his comrades.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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