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George Frederick ELEY

Regimental number8241
Place of birthRoss, Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Enoch Eley, Ross, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Garrison Artillery, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass lane (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 21), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Enoch and Hannah ELEY, Ross, Tasmania

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