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George Edward DUCKWORTH

Regimental number6571
Place of birthChorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Duckworth, 84 Pollard Street, Ancoats, Manchester, England
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death26.7
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: Henry and Annie DUCKWORTH, 37 Perth Fremantle Road, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2464 Pte Matthew DUCKWORTH, 5th Light Horse Field Ambulance [no details of fate entered on Nominal Roll]
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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