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George William IRELAND

Regimental number1742
Place of birthCastlemaine Victoria
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressFletcher Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William P Ireland, Fletcher Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1743 Pte Roy Maxwell IRELAND, 7th Bn, killed in action, 21 September 1917; Uncle: 3298 Pte Victor Albert IRELAND, 3rd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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