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George Norman SEELEY

Regimental number109
Date of birth--/07/1894
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBuilder
AddressCentral Park Road, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.5"
Weight178 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Seeley, Central Park Road, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceYes. Boys Brigade S. Africa Citizen Forces at present
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: 29th Battalion
Promotion date: 28 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death4 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery (Portion Baptist, Plot K, Grave No. 12), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. G. and Mabel SEELEY. Native of Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2426 Pte Allan Edward HARRIS, 46th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917; discharged (appointment terminated), Melbourne, 11 January 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SEELEY George Norman

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