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Sydney Victor MOTT

Sydney Victor MOTT

Male 1879 - 1967  (87 years)

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  • Name Sydney Victor MOTT 
    Nickname Syd 
    Born 14 Apr 1879  Rockwell NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Rockwell NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Syd was educated by a governess at 'Rockwell'.  
    Military Service WW1 
    On 26th July 1915 Syd, with his brother Jim, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at Liverpool, NSW. He became number 1579 Private SV Mott, and served in Egypt and France with the 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment and 2nd Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (which later became the Royal Australian Air Force).
    He was in the Battle of Cambrai in November & December 1917. From April 1918 they continued to attack the German lines until the armistice the following November.
    He was promoted to sergeant.
    Discharged at Sydney on 11th August 1919.  
    Occupation Penrith NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Occupation Blacktown NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Poultry farmer 
    Residence Sydney NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Retired to Sydney 
    Died 26 Mar 1967 
    Person ID I-6500  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2016 

    Father Charles MOTT,   b. 11 Sep 1848, Echunga SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1937, Armidale NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Margaret MCDONALD,   b. 4 Nov 1851, SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1932, Armidale NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1876  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARRIED Presbyterian Church Horsham Vic
    Family ID F-2116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances ANDERSON,   b. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Married 1920s 
    Children 
     1. N M
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2015 12:02:30 
    Family ID F-2144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0477 - Wedding day of Frances Fanny Anderson & Sydney Victor Mott.jpg
    0477 - Wedding day of Frances Fanny Anderson & Sydney Victor Mott.jpg
    0471 - Mott family at Springmount in 1915 - Colin, Guy, Ivy, Harold, Dell, Len, William, Jim, Charles, Margaret & Syd.jpg
    0471 - Mott family at Springmount in 1915 - Colin, Guy, Ivy, Harold, Dell, Len, William, Jim, Charles, Margaret & Syd.jpg

    Stories
    Sydney Victor Mott & Frances Anderson
    Sydney Victor Mott & Frances Anderson
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.