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Sydney Lawrence PHILPOT

Regimental number5947
Place of birthWalsall England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationIronmongers saddler
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, John Philpot, High Street, Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date27 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
S.I.W. while mentally Depressed
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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