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George Henry HEANEY

Regimental number434
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressSexton Street, Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs Richard Hart, Sexton Street, Highgate Hill, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Artillery, Townsville, Queensland.
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row C, Grave No. 10), Soucher, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Magie HART, 'Glen Manor', Sexton Street, South Brisbane. See 'HART', the true family name.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: George Henry HART

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