The AIF Project

George Edward EVERY

Regimental number1540
Place of birthBowes Park England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Every, 4 Jansons Road, South Tottenham Road, London, England
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'At PETILLON on the night of 19th/20th July, 1916, when communication had been severed by shell fire between the firing line and Brigade Headquarters, Lance Corporal SCHULDT and Lance Corporal EVERY ran out wire and succeeded in establishing communication under heavy shell and machine gun fire. The communication sap being constantly blown in, the wire had to be placed beside it in the open, considerably increasing the risk of laying.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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