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William Sylvester MARKS

Regimental number600
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Elisha Marks, Marsden Street, Crookwell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date24 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918; discharged, Sydney, 24 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death27 October 1944
Age at death53
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARKS William Sylvester

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