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George WHEATON

Date of birth23 October 1892
Place of birthRed Hill, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide High School and Adelaide University
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTeacher
AddressKingswood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Lillian Wheaton, Kyre Avenue, Kingswood, South Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas a School Teacher before enlisting
FateDied of wounds 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt near Albert, France
Age at death25
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row F, Grave 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George WHEATON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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