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John GEORGE

Regimental number7983
Place of birthWigmore
SchoolChurch of England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKurren Kutten, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, J George, Villa Cottage, Wigmore near Kingsland Hertfordshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 19), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ruth GEORGE; husband of Bessie GEORGE, Mary Knoll, Ludlow, Salop, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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