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George William John BANNISTER

Regimental number2681
Place of birthQueenstown, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGretna, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Solomon, Gretna, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Makarini on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rose BANNISTER; Wife: Edith Rose BANNISTER
Other details

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

Date of death3 August 1933
Age at death39
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Tasmania

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