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George GLEESON

Regimental number568
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWool worker
Address10 Shadforth Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Michael Gleeson, 10 Shadforth Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service24th Infantry
Enlistment date27 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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