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Sydney McGEE

Regimental number1398
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressNouvaini, Morris Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Rose Talbot, Rose Briar, Nouvaini, Morris Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'Splendid example and inspiration to men by gallant conduct during attack.' (Bullecourt 4 May 1917).
Recommendation date: 12 May 1917

FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row E, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
37
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 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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