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Sydney Thomas RAYMENT

Regimental number186
Place of birthBottinshamlade, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAustralian Hotel, Irvinebank, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Rayment, 52 Castle Street, Longacre, London, England
Previous military serviceIrvinebanks R.C. 6 wRs 2nd Infantry
Enlistment date14 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sidney Thomas Rayment on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Alfred and Catherine RAYMENT
Discharge date19 January 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Themistocles', 15 August 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 9 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane,19 January 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death2 August 1939
Age at death55
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RAYMENT Sydney Thomas

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