Sydney William ESTICK


ESTICK, Sydney William

Service Number: 6743
Enlisted: 20 May 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wandearah, 8 July 1895
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, France, 30 May 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook District WW1 Roll of Honour, Wandearah East Broughton Plains Region War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 May 1916: Enlisted
7 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6743, 10th Infantry Battalion
7 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6743, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
30 May 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 6743, 10th Infantry Battalion

Poppy Park

Penrith NSW constructed a poppy park to honour every Australian that made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our countr, by planting an artificial poppy for every life lost with the defence personell's name and date of death. My family purchased four poppies and Sydney was one of them. We will research Sydneys service and will speak his name often so his sacrifice will never be forgotten. Thankyou is not enough Sydney, RIP you are a hero xx

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