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Sydney Anthony STORY

Regimental number1047
Date of birth18 January 1895
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolCrystal Street Public School, Petersham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Anthony Story, 18 Marshall Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMay 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Imperial Camel Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1919
Discharge date10 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1046 Pte Bertram Herbert STORY, 14th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Captured at Gaza, 19 April 1917, but escaped.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Orsova', 20 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 10 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1936

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