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George Ferguson LEGGE

Regimental number50091
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne Grammar School, Victoria
OccupationEngineering student
Address9 Queen's Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Major-General J G Legge, 9 Queen's Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceMU Rifles; Served in the Melbourne University Rifles.
Enlistment date2 February 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMember of Lewis Gun Team. Killed while attending to another wounded man. Selected for the next officers' school by his unit commander.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeaurevoir, France
Age at death21
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie LEGGE, 9 Queenroad, Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsEldest son of Maj Gen J G Legge.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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