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George CLOSE

Regimental number4085
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christianna Close, Melton Railway Station, Melton, Victoria
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Rebecca CLOSE
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 June 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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