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George Edward WITHERS

Regimental number6847
Place of birthBunbury Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLumper
AddressEast Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs. M.I. Withers, Rathmines, East Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Henry and Esther WITHERS; Wife: M.I. WITHERS
Family/military connectionsSon: 6848 Lawrence Frederick WITHERS, 4 Australian Motor Transport Company (originally 11th Bn), returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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