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George GROUNDWATER

Regimental number25
Place of birthTiaro, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTelegraphist
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lavinia Mary Groundwater, Howard, NC Line, Queensland
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GROUNDWATER George

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