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Frank Walter GEORGE

Regimental number4792
Place of birthYanyarrie, South Australia
SchoolYanyarrie Public School, South Australia
OccupationSheep farmer
AddressYanyarrie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.75"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Teague George, Yanyarrie, South Australia
Previous military serviceWas a member of the Rifle Club, Yanyarrie, South Australia.
Enlistment date1 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 3), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Annie GEORGE, Lichfield, Two Wells, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2602 Pte William Alfred Teague GEORGE, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919; Cousin: 3143 Pte Merlin Septimus CHAPMAN, 50th Bn, killed in action, 16 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 April 1919
SourcesNAA: B2455, GEORGE Frank Walter

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