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George BUBEAR

Regimental number160
Place of birthExeter, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.9
Height5' 10.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMrs Georgina Bubear, William Street, Brynna, Llanharrow, Lamorganshire, Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years as Lance Corporal in the 7th Welsh Regiment, Territorial Force; discharged on completion of term.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
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 RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date3 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, on board HT 'Port Sydney', 8 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 July 1952
Age at death61
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUBEAR George

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