Sydney Anson ELLIOTT

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ELLIOTT, Sydney Anson

Service Number: 2586
Enlisted: 10 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, 23 January 1891
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 15 August 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leichhardt War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2586, Liverpool, New South Wales
9 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2586, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2586, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
23 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2586, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
15 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2586, 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2586 Private Sydney Anson Elliott, 13th Battalion, of Leichhardt, NSW, previously of Solomon Islands. An engineer prior to enlistment Pte Elliott embarked with the 8th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Runic on 9 August 1915. On 15 August 1916 he was killed in action in France, aged 25." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)