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Samuel Ernest GEORGE

Regimental number1711
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBeaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J H George, Beaufort, Victoria
Previous military service71st Infantry
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBeaufort, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 1 February 1919
Age at death22.5
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3159), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary GEORGE, Beaufort, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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