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George Russell TESLER

Regimental number4284
Place of birthClarendon, South Australia
Other NamesTESTER
SchoolPublic School, Clarendon, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address10 George Street, off Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L Tesler, 10 George Street, off Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 17), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Macey J. TESTER, "Hazeldene", Kangarilla, South Australia. Native of Clarendon
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2695 Oliver Ralph TESLER, died of wounds, 13 August 1918.

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