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George Norman PRENTICE

Regimental number291
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
SchoolSecondary School
Other trainingBlacksmith
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHarrisville via Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosena Fanny Prentice, Harrisville via Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBrie, France
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rosena Fanny Lewis PRENTICE, Harrisville, Queensland. Native of Ipswich, Queensland

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 785 Trooper John Richard PRENTICE, 11th Light Horse Regiment, died of disease, 1 January 1915.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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