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George LACEY

Regimental number7067
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 5.75"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Lacey, 18 East Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1917
Place of enlistmentRedfern, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date6 March 1919
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 27 December 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: rheumatism), 6 March 1919.

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death12 July 1936
SourcesNAA: B2455, LACEY George

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