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George Herbert GURR

Regimental number1198
Date of birth25 January 1893
Place of birthDungog New South Wales
SchoolDungog, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMackay Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.25"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gurr, Mackay Street, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Rank while serving in Australian Flying Corps was 3rd Air Mechanic
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 August 1984
Age at death91
Place of burialCharters Towers Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, GURR George Herbert

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