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George Charles JOB

Regimental number4218
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionFreethinker
OccupationAccountant
AddressThe Howard, Bayswater Road, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9.5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, W.J. Job, The Howard, Bayswater Road, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Discharge date17 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to join 2nd Bn, Zeitoun. Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 1 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 26 June 1916 (gun shot wound, elbow and left leg); admitted to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 28 June 1916; transferred to England, 29 June 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 30 June 1916. Discharged and taken on strength of Bhurtpose Barracks, 19 July 1916; taken on strength, 1st Training Bn, 9 August 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1917; rejoined Bn, 21 January 1917.

On Command to 1st Divisional School, 30 January 1917; rejoined unit, 17 March 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 March 1917.

Wounded in action, 4 May 1917, and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance (gun shot wound, head); transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 6 May 1917; to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 7 May 1917; discharged to 6th Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 14 May 1917; to 5th Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 21 May 1917; rejoined unit, 29 July 1917.

Detached to 2nd Army Trench Mortar School, 3 September 1917; rejoined unit, 16 September 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 13 January 1918; rejoined unit, 30 January 1918.

Detached to Australian Corps Gas School, 17 February 1918; rejoined unit, 23 February 1918.

Wounded in action (3rd occasion), 21 March 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station; to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 24 March 1918; to England, 27 March 1918, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 28 March 1918; to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 15 April 1918; discharged on furlough, 10 July 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 24 July 1918.

Admitted to Delhi Military Hospital, Tidworth, 24 November 1918; returned to duty, 18 October 1918 (no further details recorded).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Derbyshire', 2 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 17 April 1919, and proceeded by Transport to Sydney; discharged, 17 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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