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Sydney Frank DAW

Regimental number794
Place of birthChilmark, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
SchoolNational School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTrainer
Address13 Idmiston Street, Salisbury, England
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinBrother, Mark Daw, 13 Idmiston Street, Salisbury, England
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia, 1911
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sidney Frank Daw on NR
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death43.8
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 23), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connections"Served throughout the South African War. He had two 1st and 2nd Wiltshire Regiment Medals of Queen Victoria and King." Details from Brother.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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