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George Morris WEST

Regimental number4244
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
Other NamesWEST, Georgc Morris
SchoolHawksburn State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Geo Henry West, 17 Princes Street, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Georgc spelt George
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.6
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row M, Grave 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry George and Ellen WEST.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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