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Sydney Ernest BLACK

Regimental number6054
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address'Warratah', Pine Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Adam Henry Black, 'Warratah', Pine Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death1 June 1958

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