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George AITKEN

Regimental number5292
Place of birthDumbartonshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'Ballendalla', Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Aitken, 'Ballendalla', Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Bty A.F.A.
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5291 Pte Matthew AITKEN, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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