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George Henry TOLMAN

Regimental number256
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
Address47 Colville Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 10"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Mary Tolman, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Discharge date19 January 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel el Kebir, 4 July 1916 (dysentery); discharged to duty, 6 July 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, , 29 July 1916 (sycosis barbac debility); transferred to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 31 July 1916 (furunculosis, face); discharged to HT 'Ascanius' for return to Australia, 1 September 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 19 January 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOLMAN George Henry

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