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Peter McInnes SYME

Regimental number2830
Place of birthMaclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
SchoolLithgow District Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Fairlight', Merton Box, Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs I Brand, Oakey Park, Lithgow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Lithgwo District Cadets.
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDeceased 26 December 1918
Place of death or woundingCatillon, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCross Roads Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 20), Fontains-Au-Bois, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan McInnes and Margaret SYME
Family/military connectionsBrothers: John William Syme, Duncan Leslie syme, killed; cousin: James Clarence McAulay, killed in action.

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