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George John VIERK

Regimental number1997
Place of birthFarrell's Flat, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressMarion Street, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 11"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gertrude Vierk, Marion Street, Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 July 1918
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Christian and Frances Ann VIERK; husband of Gertrude M. VIERK, 16 Opey Avenue, Unley, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1604 Pte Harry Frederick DIXOX, 16th Bn, killed in action 8 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, VIERK George John

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