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George SAMUEL

Regimental number5423
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address152 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Samuel, 152 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38.8
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 70), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Hannah SAMUEL; husband of Frances SAMUEL, 152 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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