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George Simpson HARRY

Regimental number348
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationHorse driver
Address148 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adel Mahala Harry, 148 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Discharge date14 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Victory medal marked returned, 3 March 1924.
Date of death13 May 1972

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