Sydney (Sydney Leonard) PETTERSON


PETTERSON, Sydney (Sydney Leonard)

Service Number: 1048
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool,NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Balmain, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shop Assistant
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 29 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1V, Row A, Grave 44 Chaplain Rev. F. Wray officiated Headstone inscription reads: He dares to fight in Heaven's sight, who wages battle for the right
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Balmain War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1048, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool,NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1048, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1048, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Johan Leonard Petterson and Caroline Petterson of 'Glen Ayr', 33 King Street, Balmain, NSW formerly of Argyle Dock Road, Balmain,NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal