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George Leonard McCORKELL

Regimental number57446
Date of birth23 December 1898
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Occupation Stock rider
AddressRowan Street, Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19 years 1 month
Height 5' 6.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lilian Brien, Rowan Street, Wangaratta, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 72 days in A.I.F.
Enlistment date8 January 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 28 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Death atrributed to war service.
Date of death6 August 1937
Place of burialLinton Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCORKELL George Leonard

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