Sydney James CODLING


CODLING, Sydney James

Service Number: 2125
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Plymton, SA, Australia , 1897
Home Town: Plympton South, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Plympton primary
Occupation: Upholsterer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 July 1916
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Plympton District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

23 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2125, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
23 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 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.