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Sydney William James COMLEY

Regimental number6674
Date of birth22 August 1899
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolGlenelg and Flinders Street Public Schools, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Comley, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date2 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsFather: 1061 Pte Ernest Joseph COMLEY, AN&MEF, returned to Australia.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Invalided to Australia; discharged as medically unfit.
Date of death29 June 1980

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