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George Charles Richard SEATON

Regimental number6937
Place of birthLewisham, New South Wales
Other NamesGeorge Charles
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlock boy
AddressUltimo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Gomes, 35 Bannester Lane, Ultimo, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training Scheme.
Enlistment date16 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death17.8
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Annie GOMES, 35 Henry Avenue, Ultimo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 110 Pte Edward Lymes HEYDON, 1st field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 21 December 1916; 771 Gunner Charles Wesley HEYDON, 36th Heavy Artillery Battery, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

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