Sydney Gordon CHALLIS

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CHALLIS, Sydney Gordon

Service Number: 5996
Enlisted: 13 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Connewarre East, Vic., 1897
Home Town: Connewarre, Surf Coast, Victoria
Schooling: Barwon Heads State School No 1574
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Barwon Heads & District Residents Honor Roll, Connewarre & District Soldiers Honor Roll, Geelong Marshalltown Young Mens Club Roll of Honor, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Waurn Ponds Shire of South Barwon Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5996, 14th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5996, 14th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5996, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Harry and Sarah CHALLIS, Verner Street,Geelong, Victoria and was the second of three sons to die in the Great War