Sydney Herbert OLDFIELD

Regimental number3651
Place of birthWentworth, New South Wales
SchoolMilang Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32.5
Height5' 4.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Clark Oldfield, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialPozieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mrs A.C. OLDFIELD, Milang, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 660 Pte Earl OLDFIELD MM, 27th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, OLDFIELD Sydney Herbert