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Sydney Thornton CORK

Regimental number6734
Date of birth1880
Place of birthSurrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Address70 Marshall Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Cork, 70 Marshall Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Details
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3730 Private Arthur Ernest CORK, 2nd Battalion, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 1006 Private William CORK, 2nd Battalion, 4 October 1917; 2705 Driver Clarence Stanley CORK, 1st Divisional Train, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1942

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