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George WARREN

Regimental number5329
Place of birthIsle of Wight, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address92 St Leonards Avenue, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 6.5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs D Warren, 92 St Leonards Avenue, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the British Army (8 years Regular Army, time expired; 6 years Reserves, emigrated); 15 months in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Ellen WARREN
Discharge date5 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 14 June 1916.

Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 23 June 1916 (sciatica); transferred to England (date not recorded), and admitted to Ontario Hospita;. transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 15 July 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 August 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1916; marched in to 4th Australian Division Base depot, Etaples, 15 October 1916; reverted to Private, 16 October 1916; rejoined 16th Bn, in the field, 30 October 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; disembarked 12 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: debility), 5 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death8 August 1937
Age at death59
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WARREN George

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