Sydney Tremayne Bartle

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Bartle, Corporal Sydney Tremayne no. 1204

4th Battalion MM

“Sans Souci” Duntroon Street, Hurlstone Park.


Born at Woollahra September 4, 1897, son of Thomas and Margaret Bartle.

Educated at Canterbury & Dulwich Hill.

Enlisted at Hurlstone Park 29/8/1914, aged 16.

Embarked September 26, 1914.

Spent his 17th birthday in camp in 1914, and, after training in Egypt, landed in Gallipoli on the historic day and went through all the fighting without being sick or wounded till the evacuation.

Military Medal Recommendation:

In the Lonesome Pine trenches, Gallipoli, August 6th - 10th 1915, this man showed great courage in throwing bombs, continually exposing himself [to danger], though under heavy fire in a dead end, from rifles, shrapnel and bombs. He further assisted in building a parapet and consolidating the position.

War service: Egypt; Gallipoli; France.

Died of wounds 26/7/1916 at Pozieres, aged 19 [i.e. 18].

Brother of Lieutenant L.H. Bartle who died 1/11/1917 from wounds received at Passchendaele Ridge.

Buried Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension grave VII. A.3.

The cemetery is close to a former Field Ambulance Headquarters.

Tele/Mirror 11/11/1993 Bartle, Sydney Killed inaction 26/7/1916.

Biography and portrait in The All-Australia Memorial 1919.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District Monument, Canterbury Public School (Bartlett, S.).

Monument, Euston Square, Hurlstone Park. Killed in action.

Anzac Memorial has no. 12004 Died of Wounds 26/7/1916.

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002