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Archibald SNEDDON

Regimental number5231
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolGolden Point, State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
Address8 Boyle Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Sneddon, 8 Boyle Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for eight years in the 3rd Battalion, Citizen Military Forces, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death39.9
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXVII, Row H, Grave No. 25). Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily SNEDDON. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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