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Soldier profiles

Name : PRYDDERCH, SYDNEY
Service Number : VX59666
Date of Birth : 22/11/1902
Place of Birth : STAWELL, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Date of Enlistment : 17/07/1941
Locality on Enlistment : STAWELL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : PRYDDERCH, EDWARD
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 16/10/1943
Age at Death : 40
Community Roll of Honour : STAWELL (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, MYANMAR. A4. D. 15. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : 16/10/1943 / MALARIA, BERIBERI, AMPUTATION REACTION / 55 KILO CAMP (BURMA)
P.O.W. Camps (details) : 55 KILO (BURMA)
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6119277 [DIGITISED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 64kB)

Background : Son of Jonathan and Martha Prydderch, of Stawell, Victoria, Australia. Brother of E. Prydderch. Worked for the Country Roads Board on bridge construction.