Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.
Family Search: Sydney Melville Pugh was born on 29 March 1894, in Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canada as the son of George Jonas Pugh. He married Rose Margaret Condon on 16 November 1918, in Southwark St Peter, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He registered for military service in 1914. In 1914, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as machinist.