|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Shifnel, Shropshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Artillery Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Abercrombie, c/o Mr Stein, Wetherill Park, Smithfield, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 4.5 years in the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery; stll serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||South Head, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Siege Artillery Brigade|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/49/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Staff Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||36th Heavy Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Richard and Elizabeth ABERCROMBIE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.|
War service: Western Front
[Form B103 incomplete]
Returned to duty, Sheerness, from sick leave, 11 July 1916 (appendicitis followed by pneumonia).
Marched in to 376th Heavy Artillery Group, Stowlangtoft, 31 January 1917.
Appointed EDP Sergeant, 13 February 1917.
Reverted to Acting Sergeant, 8 November 1917.
Appointed Acting Staff Sergeant, 24 July 1917.
Reverted to Gunner, 3 October 1918.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 4 October 1918, and appointed Acting Staff Sergeant.
Marched out to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, 14 November 1918.
Reverted to Gunner, 15 November 1918.
Admitted to hospital, 15 November 1918; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, from hospital, 5 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 5 January 1919 (active tuberculosis); disembarked, 14 March 1919.
Medical report, 15 March 1921, 'From that time on [i.e. July 1916, following discharge from hospital] had a cough. tests for T.B. positive in England 1918.'
Discharged (medically unfit: tuberculosis), 14 May 1921.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||49|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ABERCROMBIE George|