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George KAMISHANSKY

Regimental number271
Place of birthRussia
ReligionGreek Catholic
OccupationSailor
Address305 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinE D Kamishansky (not known), 305 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Kamishansky and Kamishasky
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Katherine KAMISHANSKY. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date20 July 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 10 March 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 12 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: dysentery), 20 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death19 June 1934
Age at death43
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KAMISHANSKY George

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