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George GOLDSMITH

Regimental number4191
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSilversmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, O Goldsmith, 83 Vyse Street, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 5 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'In the operations north west of POZIERES, 29th/31st August, 1916, this man was a Battalion Runner. He worked for 48 hours without rest and was continually exposed to the greatest danger from shells and snipers. His courage and devotion to duty are very highly recommended.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 April 1972

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