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George HART

Regimental number1118
Date of birth28 September 1888
Place of birthChittering, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChittering via Muchea, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Hart, Chittering via Muchea, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 30 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Joined 10th Light Horse at Gallipoli, 25 October 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, Egypt, 26 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation). Appointed Driver, 27 January 1916.

Found guilty of conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline in that he removed a remount from the Remount Line of the Divisional Transport Park between the evening of 23 May 1917 and morning of 25 May 1917 without authority to do so and in its place returned a horse belonging to 10th Light Horse Regiment with false marks on it. Awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No. 2.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 21 September 1918 (shoulder injury: in the opinion of the CO the injury was incurred in the performance of military duty; he was not to blame, and no other person was to blame). Rejoined 10th Light Horse, 27 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Western Australia, 4 August 1919; discharged, 3 October 1919.

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

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