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George William ORMSTON

Regimental number3890
Place of birthJoel Joel via Stawell, Victoria
SchoolJoel Joel State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressJoel Joel, via Stawell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Ormston, Joel Joel, via Stawell, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingStrezeele, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
47
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Stawell Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William Smith and Christina ORMSTON, Joel Joel, Stawell, Victoria. Native of Walla Walla, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2705 John ORMSTON, 6th Bn, killed in action, Glencourse Wood, Belgium, 21 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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