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George GEAL

Regimental number2168
Place of birthNorth Preston, Victoria
SchoolVermont State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSpringvale Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Albert Geal, Springvale Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Military Training.
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Alice GEAL, Spring Vale Road, Tunstall, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4821 Pte Albert GEAL, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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