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George GEARY

Regimental number222
Place of birthColac Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinTimothy Geary, 137 Albert Street, East Brunswich, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4716 Pte Ambrose GEARY, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918; 108 Sergeant Mark Phillip GEARY, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; 221 Pte Maurice Timothy GEARY, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918; 4707 Pte Owen GEARY, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917; Cousin: 1928 Pte Patrick GEARY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23rd September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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