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George Hamilton BUSBY

Regimental number2782
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolPrince's Hill State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address141 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, George Busby, 141 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Fannie BUSBY, 14 Pigeon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3116 Harry Carlton BUSBY, 58th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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