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George Ewen RENNIE

Regimental number704
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rennie, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date12 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Ramicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Memorial No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Ann RENNIE
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3903 Sergeant Alexander RENNIE, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; 3628 Pte Norman Crabe RENNIE, 10th Light Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 27 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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