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John Wilmot SYKES

Regimental number2007
Place of birthMurphys Creek Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDawson Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J B Sykes, Dawson Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1678
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2006 Pte Henry Heath SYKES, 8th Bn, killed in action, 20 August 1915.

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