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Water Samuel GEARD

Regimental number757
Place of birthHamilton Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner and secretary for F.M.E.A.
Address12 Erwell Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation49
Next of kinWife, Mrs Katherine Emily Geard, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917

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