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William Robert SYLE

Regimental number4238
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBreton, Mitchell Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Syle, Breton, Mitchell Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMarried 26 October 1912.
FateDied of disease 3 September 1918
Place of death or woundingDied in hospital, Sutton Veny, England
Age at death32.6
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 356, Row E, Grave No. 8), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leonard Robert and Jane SYLE; husband of E.M. SYLE, 120 Beach Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales

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