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George Henry SCOONES

Regimental number1018
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolIthaca State School and Normal City School, Queensland
AddressChurch Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Scoones, Church Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Hester SCOONES, Cranmore Street, Primrose Terrace, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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