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George David CHALLIS

Regimental number2595
Place of birthCleveland, Tasmania
SchoolState School, awarded Cameron Scholarshipto High School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressCleveland, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Challis, Cleveland, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1916
Age at death25.5
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 109), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
ParentsL Michael and Margaret CHALLIS, Cleveland, Tasmania

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