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George Rupert CHILDS

Regimental number1719
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Charles Newman Childs, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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