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George Campbell GEAR

Regimental number3534
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
SchoolDrummoyne Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
AddressEdgar Street, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Mary Jane Gear, Edgar Street, Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmman
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. I), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Barbara GEAR; husband of Mary GEAR, "Devon" 15 Robert Street, Ashfield, New South Wales

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