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George Hosking KILSBY

Regimental number4651
Place of birthMt Gambier South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRabbit trapper
AddressMt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Kilsby, 10 Edmanson Avenue, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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