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George Alexander TAVELLA

Regimental number3916
Place of birthRed Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolKelvin Grove State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressCreek Street, Red Hill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs Harriet Tavella, Creek Street, Red Hill, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.11
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 22), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bartholomew and Ursula Barbara TAVELLA
Other details

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

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