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Sidney Henry Albert BUSSELL

Regimental number2336
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Boggabri, New South Wales
AddressWee Waa Street, Boggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A Bussell, Wee Waa Street, Boggabri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Sydney Henry
Place of death or woundingnear Albert, France
Age at death23
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), Sailly-Le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsCousins: 271 Pte Reginald Arthur BUSSELL, 2nd Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 27 July 1916; 3112 Pte Rupert Duffham BUSSELL, 56th Bn, killed in action, Fromelles, France, 25 July 1916; 9050 Pte Stanley Derrick JARMAIN, 7th Field Ambulance, died of wounds, 5 May 1917.

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