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George Wilson GALBRAITH

Regimental number153
Place of birthCoatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address17 Apil Avenue, Unley, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Galbraith, 17 Apil Avenue, Unley, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1915
Discharge date4 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 December 1915; disembarked, 2 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit: heart disease), Adelaide, 4 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GALBRAITH George Wilson

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