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George Mahoney DRINKWATER

Regimental number206
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical Engineer
Address90 Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs E J Drinkwater, 90 Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain Leo Sidney DRINKWATER, 13th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1916; [2912] Lt Bertie Leslie DRINKWATER MM, 31st Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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