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Sydney Joseph COLE

Regimental number6736
Place of birthAzelwood Street, Paddington, Queensland
SchoolIthaca State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTramway Employee
AddressHill Street, Soudan Estate Upper Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Cole, Hill Street Seudan Estate, Upper Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in G Coy 1st Bn.
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 153), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Annie COLE, Hill Street, Soudan Estate, Paddington, Queensland
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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