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Sydney John DUFF

Regimental number2280
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSulphur Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, D Duff, Sulphur Creek, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed with the Mounted Cadets, 3rd Light Horse Regt.
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Sidney John Duff on NR
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 11), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emily jane DUFF, Sulphur Creek, Tasmania. Native of Sheffield, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsFour cousins served, three were killed and one died of sickness.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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