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Leon GEORGE

Regimental number26923
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolAlburton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
AddressQueen Street, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A George, Queen Street, Alberton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 2), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah GEORGE, St. George's Place, Alberton, South Australia. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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