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George William ROSE

Regimental number742
Place of birthMaroon, Queensland
SchoolMaroon School, Queensland
AddressCottswold via Boonah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Samuel Rose, Cottswold via Boonah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as RTA.
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Annie ROSE, Cotswold, Boonah, Queensland. Native of Marian, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousins: 2795 Pte Arthur Leslie SIMMICH, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1918; 16 Driver Frank Rudolph SIMMICH, 9th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 14 November 1915.

Killed in action, 29 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSE George William

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