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Sydney Lynch Butler MADDEN

Regimental number3041
Place of birthSingapore
ReligionCongregational
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height6' 3.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinGrandparent, Carlonie Cornish, 16 Russel Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Place of enlistmentFremantle, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1919
Discharge date11 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 16 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 18 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Perth, 11 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death20 August 1961
Place of burialMerredin New Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, MADDEN Sydney Lynch Butler

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