William Cynog STARR

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STARR, William Cynog

Service Number: 1583
Enlisted: 12 April 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bulli, New South Wales, 8 April 1889
Home Town: Helensburgh, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Helensburgh Superior Public School
Occupation: Wool-sorter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 10 July 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1583, Liverpool, New South Wales
12 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1583, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
12 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1583, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 1583, 18th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography

"STARR.—Lance-sergeant William Cynog Starr, 18th Battalion. beloved son M. A. and S. Starr, of 71 Grove-street, Balmain, late of Helensburgh, Killed in action July 10, 1918, aged 29 years. On Active service three years and three months.

He fought the good fight.

STARR.—Lance-sergeant William Cynog Starr, 18th Battallion, Beloved brother of Isabel and Albert H. Tildesley. Killed in action July 10, 1918

His duty done.

STARR.—Lance-sergeant William Cynog Starr, 18th Battalion. Beloved brother of Rowena and Henry Hall. Killed in action July 10, 1918.

Greater love hath no man than this." - from the Sydney Morning Herlad 10 Aug 1918 (nla.gov.au)

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