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George Christmas HEINECKE

Regimental number2184
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic Convent School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice May Heinecke, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Parents: George and Mary HEINECKE; husband of Alice HEINECKE, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2155 Pte Herbert HEINECKE, 56th Bn, killed in action, 6 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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