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George Ernest MASSEY

Regimental number13279
Place of birthEngland
SchoolLower Park Road School, Peckham, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address69 High Holborn Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Massey, 245 Commercial Road, Peckham, London SE, England
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 2, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Supply Column
FateDied of wounds 30 November 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row N, Grave No. 9A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Emma MASSEY, 105 Lower Park Road, Peckham, London

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