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Sylvester Henry Vincent CUNYNGHAME

Regimental number3270
Place of birthOberon, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressOberon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Cunynghame, Ross Street, Oberon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Discharge date28 October 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Helipolis, 22 February 1916 (influenza); discharged, 13 April 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 17 April 1916 (trachoma); transferred to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 18 April 1916; marched into 4th Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 8 May 1916.

[Gap in file: last entry on Form B103 states: Transferred to No 2 Commnd Depot, Weymouth, 28 July 1916.]

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Marathon', 8 August 1916; disembarked [Sydney?], 24 September 1916; discharged, Sydney, 28 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUNYNGHAME Sylvester Henry Vincent

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