Sydney Arthur WEBB

WEBB, Sydney Arthur

Service Number: NX7802
Enlisted: 7 November 1939, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Portsmouth, England, 16 September 1918
Home Town: Concord, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Crete, Crete, Greece, 22 May 1941, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Suda Bay War Cemetery (Souda Bay) Greece
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Suda Bay, Crete, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leichhardt War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

7 Nov 1939: Enlisted Private, NX7802, Paddington, New South Wales
7 Nov 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, NX7802, 2nd/1st Infantry Battalion
22 Jun 1941: Involvement Sergeant, NX7802, 2nd/1st Infantry Battalion, Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"NX7802 Sergeant Sydney Arthur Webb, 2/1st Battalion, Australian Infantry. Sergeant Webb, aged 22, died while defending the island of Crete against the German land and airborne invasion on 22 May 1941. He was the son of Arthur and Ada Mary Webb and the husband of Alma Sophie Webb, of Leichhardt, NSW. He is buried in the Suda Bay Cemetery Section 1, Row D, Plot 1." - SOURCE (