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George FORTESCUE

Regimental number4194
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolLocal State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Fortescue, New Street, Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceSergeant in State Militia.
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 June 1918
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily Elizabeth FORTESCUE. Native of Dalby, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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