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George Henry SLEEP

Regimental number3890
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBaker
AddressP.O., Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.5"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Sleep, P.O., Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Date of death1 September 1919
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNot recorded, place of death Bowen, Queensland - pneumonia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died before discharge became effective. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Qld.
Discharge date6 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 21 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 6 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLEEP George Henry

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