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George Ernest McELWEE

Regimental number2118
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Kathleen N McElwee, 11 Victoria Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919

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