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George Mansfield WILLSHER

Regimental number1445
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, David Willscher, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1883 Pte Erwin WILLSHER, 12th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 6117 Pte James David WILLSHER, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; 3256 Pte Walter Charles Frederick WILLSHER, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 July 1964
Age at death72
Place of burialWarracknabeal Cemetery, Victoria

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