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Sydney Edwin BURGESS

Regimental number2625
Place of birthPicton New South Wales
Other NamesSidney
SchoolPicton Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTailor
Address25 Bloomfield Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Mary Burgess, 25 Bloomfield Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Martha BURGESS; husband of Olive Mary BURGESS, 25 Bloomfield Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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