|Place of birth||Redhill, Surrey, England|
|School||South Preston State School, Victoria|
|Age on arrival in Australia||1.3|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Spring Vale Road, Tunstall, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr A Geal, Tunstall Pottery, Tunstall, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||28|
|Age at death from cemetery records||28|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Albert and Alice GEAL, Spring Vale Road, Tunstall, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2168 Pte George GEAL, 59th Bn, died of wounds, 2 June 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GEAL Albert|