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George Clarence HART

Regimental number7597
Place of birthAlbert Park, New South Wales
SchoolSmith Street Superior School, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPrinter
Address67 Reynolds Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Hart, 67 Reynolds Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 25 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Inclination to be a soldier from childhood. Joined Cadets at 14, and remained with them until he enlisted. Was passionately fond of horses, twice joined the 5th Brigade Artillery, then 2nd D.A.C." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 17 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.6
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jessie HART, 67 Reynolds Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Melbourne

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