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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Sievwright, Herbert (4768)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 13 December 1915 – Casula, NSW

Service Number: 4768           view online service record

c/o Mrs Lewis, 254 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Ada Dwyer (mother)
Forest Hill, QLD

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 13 April 1916
Ship: HMAT Ceramic A40
Port: Sydney, NSW
Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion – 12th Reinforcements

RTA: Thursday, 27 September 1917
Discharged: Sunday, 19 May 1918

Private, 20 Infantry, died from Illness, 19 December, 1920, Australia, aged 27, commemorated Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney.

Parents: James SIEVWRIGHT (late) and Ada DWYER (previously SIEVWRIGHT), born Port Melbourne. He enlisted Casula, NSW as a 22-year-old miner but address as c/o Mrs LEWIS, 254 Bay Street, mother in Queensland as next of kin. Sievwright returned to Australia in November, 1917 and was discharged as medically unfit, 19 May 1918 He died 19 December 1920 of pulmonary tuberculosis in the Woodville Red Cross Rest Home in Randwick, interred Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney.

Additional research by Brian Membrey


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted July 22, 2017 1.09 pm 0Likes

    SIEVWRIGHT – The Friends of Mrs ADA SIEVWRIGHT (formerly of Queensland) are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of her beloved SON, Pte. Herbert Edward (late 20th Battn) to leave the Mortuary Station, THIS TUESDAY at 11.55 p.m. for Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood

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