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George Edward Carey HANDFIELD

Regimental number2825
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKinkora, Curewis Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C A S Handfield, Kinkora, Curlewis Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He was undergoing course for the Officers Training Corps at the time of death. Died in Hospital.' Details from Wife.
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1918
Place of death or woundingEtaples
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs HANDFIELD, Sydney; husband of Mrs HANDFIELD, 1 Bessborough Place, St. George's Square, London, England
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2826 Pte Walter Hopetoun HANDFIELD, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 December 1918; 3265 Pte Paulette HANDFIELD, 45th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

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

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