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George Bentley Rae McALISTER

Regimental number6554
Date of birth13 November 1888
Place of birthGiore, New Zealand
Other NamesMCALISTER
SchoolGore High School, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M McAlister, Brockville Road, Kairkaroi, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date9 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBombala, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Gore branch, 13 November 1905. Transferred to Christchurch branch, May 1909; to Fielding branch, October 1911; to Head Office, Sydney, October 1912; to Bathurst Street, Sydney, branch, November 1912; to Bombala branch (as teller), March 1914.
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as McALLISTER.
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 261.

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