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George Samuel WILLIS

Regimental number5894
Date of birth1881
Place of birthGosford, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressGosford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Henry Willis, Narrara PO, Narrara, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jemima Bell WILLIS
Family/military connectionsNephew: 3260A Sergeant Albert Edward LANDAMAN MM, 5th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 14 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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