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George Henry BAINES

Regimental number3270
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
AddressWest Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Mis Berenice Baines, Brisbane Street, West Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces (Infantry), Ipswich, for 3 years.
Enlistment date9 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 April 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollINF41REIN8
FateReturned to Australia 15 October 1917
Discharge date24 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Hororata', 14 June 1917.

Admitted to hospital at sea, 3 August 1917 (influenza); disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917, and marched into 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston (influenza); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 September 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 September 1917; marched into D Sub Depot, Parkhouse, 24 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Port Lylleton', 19 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1917, for onward travel to 1st Military District. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Brisbane, 24 January 1918 (influenza).

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAINES George Henry

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