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George HOUGH

Regimental number708
Place of birthBolton, Lancashire, England
SchoolCollie State School, Collie, W.A.
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Hough, 5 Wheatfield Street, Hough Bolton, England
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, row A, Grave No. 20), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Job adn Mary HOUGH, 5 Wheatfield Street, Hough, Bolton, England

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