Regimental number2243
Date of birth20 September 1887
Place of birthBeltana, South Australia
SchoolBeltana Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFarina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Player, Umberatna Station, via Leigh's Creek, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Augusta, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 7), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Elizabeth PLAYER, Kooringa, South Australia. Native of Beltana, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PLAYER George