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George Walter ARCHBOLD

Regimental number2857
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressNorth Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31.3
Height5' 5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Grace Isabel Archbold, 10 Barker Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date15 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Miltiades', 19 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 15 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 February 1942
Age at death56
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 47 Grave 9A), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARCHBOLD George Walter

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