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George Frederick SADDINGTON

Regimental number283
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School No 1360, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address19 Forest Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Saddington, 19 Forest Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 24 February 1916.
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 34), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary SADDINGTON, 19 Forest Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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