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Sydney John CARN

Regimental number2557
Place of birthMount Nicholas, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles George Carn, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 February 1917
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialDurington Cemetery (Grave No. 176), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary CARN, Devonport, Tasmania

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