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Harold Glanville GEORGE

Regimental number4792
Place of birthWilmington, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
AddressWilmington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, David George, Wilmington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Harrell Glanville on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 3), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Adelaide GEORGE. Native of Wilmington, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 11 April 1916; arrived Colombo, Ceylon, 29 April 1916; arrived Alexandria from Colombo on board HMAT 'Hororata', 9 June 1916.

Embarked Alexandria for England, 2 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1916; marched in to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 1 October 1916; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 15 October 1916.

Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 21 November 1916 (mumps), and transferred same day to 39th Casualty Clearing Station; to 25th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 26 November 1916; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 19 December 1916; to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 23 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 31 December 1916.

On leave to England, 10 September 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 21 September 1917.

Killed in action, 30 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GEORGE Harold Glanville

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