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Sydney Keith McKESSAR

Regimental number2615
Place of birthBulli New South Wales
AddressRailway Hill, Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie McKessar, c/o Mr F Delaney, Ferry Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. I), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr A. and Mrs Maria McKESSAR; husband of Jessie Muriel McKESSAR, Isis Street, Wahroonga, New South Wales. Native of Bulli, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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