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Harold Leslie GEORGE

Regimental number798
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrical linesman
Address36 Stokes Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah George, 36 Stokes Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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