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George Edward WADDINGHAM

Regimental number2198
Place of birthSmeaton, Victoria
SchoolSmeaton State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressArarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Cowan, Smeaton PO, Smeaton, Victoria
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBuire, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row A, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Fowler and Elizabeth Mary WADDINGHAM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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