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George HOUSTON

Regimental number2930
Place of birthWallsend, New South Wales
SchoolStockton, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronworker
AddressMitchell Street, Stockton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Houston, Mitchell Street, Stockton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCadets Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date24 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 23), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HOUSTON, "Bonnie Doon", Mitchell Street, Stockton, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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