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George Fletcher NOBBS

Regimental number1260
Place of birthNorfolk Island
SchoolPublic School, Norfolk Island
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKingston, Norfolk Island, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Edward Nobbs, Kingston, Norfolk Island, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrandson of the late Rev. G.H. Nobbs who for 50 years was chaplain to the Pitcairn and Norfolk Island community.
FateDied of wounds 8 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)NOBBS George Fletcher
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKemmal Chateau Military Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 30), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Amelia NOBBS, Norfolk Island, New South Wales

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