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Sydney William LANGHAM

Regimental number5697
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
SchoolPyrmont Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor garage hand
Address21 Union Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. I. Langham, 21 Union Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 May 1918
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella LANGHAM, 21 Union Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsThree cousins, two killed in action, one distinguished.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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