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George Linton GELL

Regimental number3808
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolGladsrtone Park, Balmain, Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressGalathea, Vivian Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S J Schultz, Galathea, Vivian Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry; Served in school Cadets; joined Army Service Corps.
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in France, died in Birmingham, England.
FateDied of disease 19 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt George Lenton Gell on NR
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (B10, 356), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah GELL, "Galathea", Vivian Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: James Gell no. 3541, 59th Bn, returned.

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