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Sydney GORDON

Regimental number1321
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
AddressSouth Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Geo Gordon, Garden Hill, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date28 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Date of death26 September 1943
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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