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George Thomas Kellett TENCH

Regimental number2452
Date of birth14 March 1881
Place of birthMansfield, England
SchoolNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionMethodist
OccupationContractor
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs H O Tench, 79 Fullarton Road, Fullarton, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Northumberland Fusiliers in the South African War.
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted TENCH George Thomas NR
Place of death or woundingHindenburg Line, nr Bellicourt, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Beverly and Margaret TENCH; husband of Hazel O. TENCH, 79 Fullarton Road, South Australia. Native of England
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, france, Belgium. Died of wounds received on the Hindenburg Line.

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