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George Henry PRENTICE

Regimental number3933
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolLong Gully State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressHoldsworth Road, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Exeter, Holdsworth Road, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William David and Elizabeth E. PRENTICE. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3447 Pte Albert Charles PRENTICE, 50th Bn, killed in action, 16 August 1916; 5425 Driver James John Bowe PRENTICE, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 7 November 1915.
Other details

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

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