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George Alexander GETTING

Regimental number10002
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressQuarantine Station, North Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, P E Getting, Quarantine Station, North Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4,Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.6
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row E, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Papul and Janet GETTING, Quarantine Station, Manly, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Midshipman, RAN.

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