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George Henry LINNETT

Regimental number4749
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lydia Linnett, 16 Mary Street, Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialGuard's Cemetery (Plot IX, Row J, Grave NO. 9), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah LINNETT; husband of Lydia LINNETT, 8 Main Street, Coburg, Victoria. native of South Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law to LCpl Thomas Haydon MM and Frank Ernest Haydon MM & Bar.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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