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Regimental number209
Place of birthBurnhead Farm, Tamworth, New South Wales
SchoolWooloma Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, John Sneddon, bootmaker, Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Light Horse : about 1898 or 1900.
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingHantara, Egypt
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 13), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SNEDDON

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