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George Robert DENNIS

Regimental number3253
Date of birth31 August 1895
Place of birthClare, South Australia
SchoolUnley Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationPlumber
AddressPark Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Dennis, Park Street, Hyde Park, SA,
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 42).
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emmeline DENNIS, 57 Park Street, Unley, South Australia. Native of South Australia
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France. Wounded, 20 April 1918; invalided to 3rd Canadian Hospital, where he died, 22 April 1918.

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