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Sidney WILKS

Regimental number6595
Place of birthAnnandale New South Wales
Other NamesWilks, Sydney
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address37 Taylor Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J Wilks, 37 Taylor Street, Annandale, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Sidney spelt Sydney on Nominal Roll.
Date of death6 October 1920
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery (Church of England, Plot I, Row 13, Grave No. 34), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria. Father: Jacob WILKS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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