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George Albert LANCASTER

Regimental number1584
Place of birthPenrith, New South Wales
SchoolKingswood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionProtestant
OccupationSawyer
AddressLevil via Casino, New South Wales
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R Lancaster, Levil via Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death13 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 22), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah LANCASTER, Dyraaba Street, Casino, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1419 Corporal Ernest Edward LANCASTER, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 17 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

His father, Mr. R. Lancaster, wrote to Base Records, 18 September 1922: ' I their is no medles came for G.A. Lancaster I I would like very much to get them as he was our Baby one month off 21 when he was killed.'

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