Sydney Clezy STOCKHAM

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STOCKHAM, Sydney Clezy

Service Number: 698
Enlisted: 1 February 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Red Hill, Brinkworth, South Australia, 6 May 1889
Home Town: Fullarton, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Miss Martins School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 18 August 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 698, Keswick, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 698, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 698, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
4 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 698, 27th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 27th Infantry Battalion
2 Mar 1917: Wounded SN 698, 27th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, GSW (right thigh)
15 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion
14 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion
17 Aug 1918: Wounded Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", GSW (abdomen)
18 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography

Sydney Clezy STOCKHAM was born in Red Hill, Brinkworth, South Australia

His parents were George William STOCKHAM and Susan MARCH

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"...698 Sergeant Sydney Clezy Stockham, C Company, 27th Battalion, of Fullarton, SA, aged 25. A clerk, Sgt Stockham enlisted on 12 February 1915 and embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Geelong on 31 May 1915. He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant and was wounded in France and died on 18 August 1918. His brother, 4303 Private George William Stockham, 13th Reinforcements, 5th Battalion, also of Fullerton, was killed in action on 10 May 1917 at Villers-Bretonneux, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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