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Sydney Edgar SHERWOOD

Regimental number1410
Date of birth13 June 1884
Place of birthTonbridge, Kent, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDispenser's assistant
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 7.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Ernest W Sherwood, 8 Admiral Howe, East Stouchouse, Plymouth, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 March 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date1 September 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 27 March 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 12 May 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 1 September 1920.

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

Subsequently served as 83395, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force: embarked Sydney on board SS 'Melusia', 24 November 1920; served in Rabaul; commenced return to Australia, 1 July 1921; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 July 1921.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHERWOOD Sydney Edgar

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