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George Thomas HULL

Regimental number6278
Place of birthCroydon Qld
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressCroydon, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr A Hull, Croydon, Queensland
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations near ZONEBEKE on 26th September, 1917. He assisted his Corporal in maintaining and repairing our communications under most intense shell fire and at times under direct machine gun fire. As a result of his work Battalion Headquarters were in close touch with front line and were enabled to inform higher formations of enemy intentions which resulted in our artillery inflicting very heavy casualties o enemy concentrations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 January 1958

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