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George Henry MAGNUS

Regimental number2384
Place of birthFlemington, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
Address140 Edgvale Road, East Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Magnus, 140 Edgvale Road, East Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Burwood Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Edward and Katherine MAGNUS. Native of Flenington, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1698 Pte Adolph Ernest MAGNUS, 24th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1918.
Other details

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

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