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Sydney William PEARSON

Regimental number5425
Place of birthArmidale
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressMacquarie Street, Glen Innis, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Shaw, Macquarie Street, Glen Innis, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Date of death7 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah SHAW, 411 Harris Street, Ultimo, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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