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George Nicholas MANN

Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
AddressJunction Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs G W Mann, Junction Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Mary MANN

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company in the most gallant manner. He succeeded in capturing forty-five unwounded prisoners. Later, he took command of another company in addition to his own, and directed the advance of both companies.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1941
Age at death54
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

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