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Sydney George SHERRIN

Regimental number1048
Place of birthSandford, Queensland
SchoolAshgrove State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressShort-street, Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinJoseph H. Sherrin, Short-street, Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccidentally killed at Katara [?] on 4 April 1919.
FateKilled accidentally 2 May 1919
Place of death or woundingKatara
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKantata War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 122), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Accidentally shot by comrade. Parents: John and Janet SHERRIN. Native of Queensland

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