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George Edward COLHOUN

Regimental number4675
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
Addressl8 Lydia Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M H Colhoun, l8 Lydia Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 5th Infantry Brigade, Victoria and New Zealand Naval Artillery.
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death30
Place of burialLa Vieville Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Minnie COLHOUN; husband of Maude COLHOUN, The Post Office, Cockatoo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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