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George William COLUMBUS

Regimental number1118
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKing Street, Wynnum, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Columbus, Wellington Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1916
Date of death21 October 1960
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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