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Charles Henry SYKES

Regimental number11038
Date of birth27 February 1885
Place of birthOldham, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address19 Canning Street, Oldham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31.1
Height5' 7.25"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Sykes, 19 Canning Street, Oldham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 March 1920
Discharge date5 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Elizabeth MITCHELL, widow, St James Parish Church, Clapham Park, 30 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 27 March 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 5 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No W40780.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SYKES Charles Henry

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