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George Henry UPTON

Regimental number1017
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address18 Goulbourn Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Upton, 18 Goulbourn Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceA.U.A. Rifle Club 9 months
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4200
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; disembarked Hobart, 12 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 12 July 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 August 1929
Age at death41
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, UPTON George Henry

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