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George Hector JOLLY

Regimental number716
Place of birthSebastopol Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMaltster
AddressVerdon Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G.F. Jolly, Verdon Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2033 Pte Albert Thomas JOLLY, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 April 1919; 4231 Pte Wesley Clarence JOLLY, 31st Bn, killed in action, 21 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1938 Accident
Age at death43
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery, Victoria

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