Sydney James CODLING

CODLING, Sydney James

Service Numbers: SN 2125, 2125
Enlisted: 5 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Plympton, South Australia, 4 July 1896
Home Town: Plympton South, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Plympton Primary school, South Australia
Occupation: Upholsterer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 July 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Plympton District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

5 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2125, 10th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 2125, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Borda embarkation_ship_number: A30 public_note: ''
23 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 2125, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by St Peter's Woodlands Grammar School

Sydney James Codling 

Sydney James was born in 1893. At the age of 6 he started school at Plympton primary school. Once he had finished school he started working at the age of fourteen as an upholster which is a person who makes cushions. He signed up for war In 1916 at the age of 18 and died in action around a year latter when he was 19 and is now buried at the Pozierés English cemetery in France.