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George Leslie ISLEY

Regimental number834
Date of birth4 March 1895
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHenley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edwin Thomas Isley, Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military service31st Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A2 Geelong on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Discharge date23 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3590 Pte Edwin Josiah ISLEY, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Arrived back in Australia, 23 December 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death28 April 1968
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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