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George Charles LAFFIN

Regimental number4414
Date of birth12 January 1894
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolFort Street High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
Address'Mollievale', Constitution Road, Meadow Bank, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William J Laffin, Constitution Road, Meadow Bank, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Family/military connectionsWife: Nellie Afreda PIKE, Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service. Enlisted 31 July 1915
Other detailsServed in WWII. Lieutenant in Training Battalion; Officer in Charge of Bonnie Brae Convalescent Home, Wahroonga, New South Wales, 1942-45. Commission dated from 24 February 1942
Date of death5 September 1948
Age at death54
Place of burialRyde Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales

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