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George Thomas HEMSLEY

Regimental number6163
Place of birthMoss Vale, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPennant Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Mina Hemsley, Pennant Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LX, Row A, Grave No. 8), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gerald and Clara HEMSLEY, O'Connell Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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