Sydney John (Syd) FOLKES


FOLKES , Sydney John

Service Number: 1287
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion
Born: Halls Gap, Victoria, Australia, 24 June 1895
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Stawell Primary School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gouy , France , 1 October 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy
Plot 2 Row B2, Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fyans Creek State School HR, Halls Gap Memorial Gates, Stawell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1287, 39th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1287, 39th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
1 Oct 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1287, 39th Infantry Battalion

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