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George Frederick WOOTTEN

Date of birth1 May 1893
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressMontrose, Earl Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs W F Wootten, Montrose, Earl Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name1st Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff 5th Division
Promotion date: 25 February 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateDischarged 31 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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