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Regimental number4768
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Addressc/o Mrs Lewis, 254 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMrs A Dwyer, Forrest Hill, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Date of death19 December 1920
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot H, Grave No. 2582), Sydney
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James SIEVWRIGHT and Ada DWYER. Native of Port Melbourne, Victoria
Discharge date19 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A29 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 19 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIEVWRIGHT Herbert

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