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George COLE

Regimental number2598
Place of birthNew Selkworth near Sunderland, County Durham, England
SchoolChurch of England National School, New Selksworth, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressAberdare Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cole, Silksworth near Sunderland, County Durham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martha and the late William COLE, 10 Blind Lane, New Silksworth, Sunderland, England

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