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Sydney BARTLE

Regimental number1204
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCanterbury & Dulwich Hill State Schools, New South Wales
OccupationLabourer
Address81 Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bartle, 81 Duntroon Street, Huristone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "6-10 August 1915"

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSpent his 17th birthday in camp, 1914, and after training in Egypt landed at Gallipoli on the first day, remaining there without sickness or injury until the evacuation.
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death26 July 1916
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret BARTLE, 'Sans Souci', Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Parke, New South Wales. Native of Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales~
Medals

Military Medal

'In the lonesome Pine trenches GALLIPOLI, August 6th.-10th. 1915 this man showed great courage in throwing bombs, continually exposing himself though under heavy fire in a dead end from rifles, shrapnel and bombs. He further assisted in building a parapet and consolidating the position.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant Leonard Hamilton BARTLE, 19th Bn, died of wounds received at Passchendaele Ridge, Belgium, 1 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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