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George DALZELL

Regimental number4763
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressBelfast, Words Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Dalzell, Wonts Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LXVI, Row G, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Charles and Catherine Ada DALZELL, 4 Iredale Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Posted missing, 19/20 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19/20 July 1916'

Note, Red Cross File No 870802: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALZELL George
Red Cross file 870802

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