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George Harry DILKES

Regimental number25433
Date of birth1886
Place of birthCalcutta, India
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKingaroy, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Dilkes, Everston Road, Gympie, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the Royal Field Artillery; discharged on expiration of engagement.
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row A, Grave No. 8), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas DILKES; husband of Helena DILKES, Everson Road, Gympie, Queensland.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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