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George Edward BRISTER

Regimental number543
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Kyneton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressKyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Gilbert, Wedge Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BRISTER, Wedge Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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