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George Leslie NORTHCOTT

Regimental number346
Place of birthKingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Northcott, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circularb. 11 November 1896
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Alice NORTHCOTT, Kingsgate, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 348 Pte Wilfred Ernest GEORGE MM, 50th Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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