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Noel Herbert Syme

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Syme AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1501 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    LintonManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 November 1914 AWMM Grand Hotel, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G F Syme, Grand Hotel, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 November 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1501 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 3 years in the Cadets. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 5 December 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra from Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    HMAT A55 - 05-Dec-1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      141 lb AWMM
    • 10 May 1917 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.
    Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 20 March 1915 (influenza); discharged with Shore Details, 7 April 1915; rejoined unit, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Gallipoli, 25 June 1915.
    Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 27 August 1915 (influenza); transferred to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 1 September 1915 (ectopia titis); transferred to General Hospital, Gibraltar, 15 October 1915; to England, 1 November 1915 (debility), and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 6 November 1915.
    Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force, 16 July 1916; taken on strength, 2nd Field Ambulance, 3 August 1916; appointed Sergeant, Mechanical Transport, 14 August 1916.
    Transferred to 1st Australian Divisional Supply Column, 23 December 1916, and attached to 2nd field Ambulance.
    Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 4 February 1917 (influenza), and transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 3 February 1917; discharged to duty, 14 February 1917.
    Wounded in action, 10 May 1917 (gun shot wound, head), and admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station.
    Died of wounds, 10 May 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 May 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2), France AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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