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|Date of Birth||27 Oct 1895|
|Place of Birth||Epworth, England|
|Death||21 Aug 1917, aged 85|
|Place of Death||Darlington, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||19 years, 3 months|
5'7½" (1.71) tall ; 135 lbs|
61.235 kg; fair complexion ; Hazel eyes ; light brown hair
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Karragullen, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr John Tugby|
|Date of Enlistment||12 Feb 1915|
|Unit/Formation||28th Battalion, attached to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance / 3rd Light Horse Brigade, NZ and Australian Division|
|Date of Embarkation||9 Jun 1915 ‒ 30 Jun 1915|
|Ship Embarked On||HMAT A11 Ascanius|
|Date of Return||22 Jan 1917 ‒ 21 Feb 1917|
|Ship Returned On||HMAT A14 Euripides|
|Fate||Returned to Australia|
1914-15 Star |
British War Medal
During his initial training he was allocated to C Company of the 24th Battalion, but prior to December 1915 he was in A Company of the 28th Battalion. His early records are missing, so the circumstances of the transfer cannot be determined.
As a member of the 28th Battalion, Sid spent 14 to 16 Dec 1915 in the 2nd Australian General Hospital in Ghezireh with pharyngitis, before transferring for duty on 31 Dec 1915 to the 1st Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance's, A Section.
On 23 Nov 1916 he fell ill again and he was treated first by the New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance and then the 26th Casualty Clearing Station at Kantara, before being admitted on 27 Nov 1916 to the 14th Australian General Hospital at Abbassia in Egypt. Found to have an "irritable heart" he was sent back to Australia from Suez on 21 Jan 1917 for a "change".
He was granted a medical discharge at 5th Military District on 3 Apr 1917.
During 1920 in Fremantle, Sidney married Alice Evelyn Walter. Alice died on 19 Jan 1963 aged 62, in Melville.
Probable children Sydney John (1920 - 8 Sep 1997); Rosemary A (1923 - ); Walter (1926 - 6 May 2007) a plasterer; Derrick George (1928 - 30 Jan 1990).
Electoral Roll entries - 1922 cnr Swan and de Lisle streets, North Fremantle; 1925 Group 33 Oldbury road, Mundijong, settler with Alice; 1928 - 1929 tram employee at 48 James street, East Fremantle; 1931 at 80 Forrest street, East Fremantle; 1936 at 13 Forrest street, East Fremantle; 1937 - 1958 at 42 Holland street, East Fremantle; 1963 retired at 234 Carrington street, South Fremantle; 1968 at 24 Eacott street, Mandurah; 1972 at 93 Anstruther street, Mandurah; 1977 at 64 Clarence street, Mt Lawley; 1980 at 51 Alexander drive, Yokine.
A resident of Karragullen. Soldier enlisted at Claremont