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Sydney ELLIOTT

Regimental number26
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMeat works, Redbank, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, H Elliott, Meat works, Redbank, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


'Excellent services at Gallipoli and France.'
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 'Refers ANZAC'

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "10 June and 12 October 1916"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded at Pozieres.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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