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Henry Geroge SYPOTT

Regimental number1916
Place of birthNurcoung, Victoria
SchoolNurcoung State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Sypott, Gunbower, Victoria
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 31), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Memorial Plantation Hotspur Avenue of Avenue, Victoria. Parents: John Bernard and Sarah Jane SYPOTT, Nurcoung, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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