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George MARUM

Regimental number1878
Place of birthKergunyah, Victoria
SchoolKergunyah State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKergunya, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Pearce L Marum, Kergunyah via Wodonga, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed three months in Albury before any thoughts of war (Gunner).
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 58), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Pierce and Julia MARUM, Kergunyah, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother Cpl T F Marum 2nd Field Co Engineers.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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