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George James David PAWLEY

Regimental number3870
Place of birthGunnedah, New South Wales
SchoolBondi Station Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, George Pawley, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death31.4
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSt Marie Cemetery (Division 3, Plot D, Grave 9), Le Lavre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George and Elizabeth PAWLEY, of Bloomfield Street, Gunnedah, NSW
Family/military connectionsBrother: 148 Pte Albert John PAWLEY, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 18 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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