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George Cecil WEST

Regimental number27975
Place of birthBowen, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSinclair Street, Bowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Boston, Sinclair Street, Bowen, Queensland
Previous military service15th ALH Four and half years 15th Light Horse 12 monthd Bowen Rifle Club
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBowen, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hubert and Catherine Maria WEST
Discharge date10 July 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 10 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 September 1939
Age at death54
Place of burialBowen Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WEST George Cecil

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