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George Bernard MASON

Regimental number2611
Place of birthBarrington, Tasmania
SchoolBarrington State School, Tasmania
AddressBarrington, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Mason, Barrington, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets at Sheffield, TAS.
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew William and Sarah Jane MASON, Rockfield, Barrington, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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