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Sylvester Murray MASON

Regimental number3205
Place of birthYarrawonga, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressCaulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grace Mason, 23 Cromwell Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 38), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John W. and Rachel MASON; husband of Grace MASON, Cromwell Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHe had ten relations serving but no particular distinctions won.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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