George Boyce NAGLE

Regimental number546
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
OccupationMotor driver
AddressThornton Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Nagle, Thornton Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Tasmanian Rangers; left the district.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick. New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
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Parents: George and Rose NAGLE. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date7 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 18 October 1914; disembarked Alexandria, 8 December 1914.

Transferred to Machine Gun Section, 2nd Bn, 8 April 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli Peninsula, 28 June 1915, and admitted to HS 'Sicilia', the same day (gunshot wound: left thigh); transferred to No 2 General Hospital, Cairo, 8 July 1915; discharged and marched into Base Details, Zeitoun, 9 September 1915; rejoined unit, Lemnos, 17 September 1915.

Promoted Lance Corporal, Lemnos, 21 October 1915.

Promoted Corporal, Gallipoli Peninsula, 28 November 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915.

Promoted Sergeant, Serapeum, 15 February 1916.

Taken on strength of 1st Infantry Bde Machine Gun Company, Serapeum, 12 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance, 26 September 1916 (pleurisy); transferred to 1st Divisional Rest Station, 26 September 1916; to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 26 September 1916; to No 28 Ambulance Train, 28 September 1916; to No 9 Red Cross Hospital, Calais, 28 September 1916; to England, 3 October 1916 (pyrexia of unknown origin); to No 2 Hospital, Birmingham, 4 October 1916; to Ludgershall for observation, 14 October 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 16 October 1916.

Granted furlough, 17 October 1916.

Marched into Australian Details, No 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 14 November 1916.

Marched out of No 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 17 November 1916; marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 18 November 1916.

Promoted Company Sergeant Major on permanent cadre of Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 18 April 1917.

Reported to No 15 Officers Cadet Bn, Gidea Hall, Essex, 7 September 1917; marched out to Administrative Headquarters, London, 18 December 1917.

Promoted Second Lieutenant and posted to Machine Gun Course, Grantham, 19 December 1917.

Marched into 1st Training Bn and posted to 30th Bn Reinforcements, 19 March 1918.

Marched out to Overseas Training Bde, 22 March 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 6 April 1918.

Proceeded to unit, 10 April 1918; taken on strength of 1st Machine Gun Bn, 25 April 1918.

Marched out of 1st Machine Gun Bn, 8 May 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 12 May 1918, and transferred to 30th Bn the same day.

Proceeded to unit, 18 May 1918; taken on strength of 30th Bn, 21 May 1918.

Promoted Lieutenant, 1 July 1918.

Detached to 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 26 July 1918.

Commenced return to Australia at Taranto, 8 October 1918, while on Transport Duty; departed Suez on board HT 'Mahara', 3 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 9 December 1918; appointment terminated (discharged), 7 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 May 1932
Age at death41
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, NAGLE George Boyce