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George William Hain BUSH

Regimental number3105
Date of birth15 January 1889
Place of birthJerrawa, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Dalton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressJerrawa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Arthur Bush, Jerrawa, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death29.8
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Blanche BUSH, 'Bough Yara', Jerrawa, New South Wales. Native of Dalton, near Yass, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 11 November 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917; taken on strength, 55th Bn, 30 April 1917.

Wounded in action, 24 April 1918 (gassed); rejoined unit, 28 May 1918.

Killed in action, France, 30 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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