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George Arthur STANHOPE

Regimental number2405
Place of birthKilmarnock, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTraveller
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 9.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Stanhope, 1 Elizabeth Street, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Discharge date26 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 30 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 13 April 1918, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 26 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.

Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia, emphysema, senile debility
Date of death16 December 1936
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, STANHOPE George Arthur

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