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George Frederick Walter REDFERN

Regimental number1974
Place of birthCroydon, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School and Technical College
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter, SAR
AddressShort Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Redfern, Short Street, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 68), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Emily REDFERN; husband of Mrs E. REDFERN, Short Street, Rosewater, South Australia. Native of Katoomba, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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