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Sidney RICH

Regimental number5207
Place of birthDevonshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Address477 Spencer street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Rich, 227230 State Savings Bank, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDischarged 11 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sidney Rich on NR
Date of death12 March 1958
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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