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George Alfred VIVIAN

Regimental number118
Place of birthThames, New Zealand
SchoolNew Zealand Primary School
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining contractor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinW E Vivian, Telegraph Laboratory, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia contracted at Gallipoli.
FateDied of disease 30 May 1915
Place of death or woundingAlexandria, Egypt
Age at death28.6
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 140), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Gifford and Mary VIVIAN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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