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George Owen PRICE

Regimental number3547
Place of birthWindsor, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWindsor, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Price, Windsor, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5546 Lance Corporal PRICE, 27th Bn, killed in action, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 14 December 1917 (mumps); discharged to duty, 6 January 1918.

Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 14 January 1918 (measles); discharged to duty, 6 February 1918.

Transferred to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 23 May 1918.

Admitted to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 10 September 1918; transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 10 September 1918 (influenza); marched out to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 14 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PRICE George Owen

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