George Edward UNWIN

Regimental number64526
Date of birth29 December 1877
Place of birthKoroit, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 6"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Catherine Unwin, 7 Marriott Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in Victorian Light Horse.
Enlistment date27 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements, Victoria (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 14 September 1918; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1918.

Taken on strength, 8th Light Horse Regiment. Moascar, 4 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 22 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, UNWIN George Edward