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Sydney MATHER

Regimental number3983
Place of birthBillinge, Wigan, England
SchoolBillinge School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Addressc/o Mrs Cornell, Exeter, Unwin, Bridge Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Miss M A Mather, Mill Road, Arrell, England
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row W, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann MATHER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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