ROUSE, Sydney Arthur

Service Number: 7538
Rank: Not known
Enlistment Unit: 12th Battalion
Transferred Unit: 1st Battalion
Date of Enlistment: 19 October 1916
Enlistment Age: 24 years 2 months
Fate of person: Died of wounds

Biographical Details

Sydney was one of fourteen children and four Rouse brothers listed on our memorial. He enlisted at Claremont in the 12th Battalion in October 1916 and embarked for Europe on the Horarata arriving in Liverpool in August 1917. After training in England he proceeded to the Front on 9 April 1918 but was killed in action two weeks later. Sydney is buried at Meteren, France.

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