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George Alder EAMENS

Regimental number5489
Place of birthWaldon, Northumberland, England
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 Moonbie Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Eamens 22 Moonbie Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNaval Service. British Navy - 12 years service.
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death39.10
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 25), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Jane EAMENS, 6 High Street, Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Meldon, Northumberland, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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