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George JOSE

Regimental number2670
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolSouth Geelong State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurseryman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Thomas Jose, West Melbourne Road, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc is George Leonard. Died at Sea returning to Australia but buried in Egypt.
FateDied of disease 8 February 1919
Place of death or woundingAt sea
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 37), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas John and Elizabeth JOSE, 3 Weller Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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