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George ANDERSON

Regimental number3753
Place of birthMaron, Sweden
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address30 Norton Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 9.5"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs B Moran, 30 Norton Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 20 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 26 February 1916.

Transferred to 55th Bn, Moascar, 3 April 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, Ferry Post, 2 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 20 July 1916.

Now posted as killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Note, Red Cross File No 90102: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ANDERSON George
Red Cross File No 90102

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