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George MEAD

Regimental number398
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
True NameMANLEY, George
ReligionChurch of England
Address28 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.10
Height5' 11"
Weight171 lbs
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollNo 1 Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: weakness after appendicitis), Melbourne, 19 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNo next of kin listed on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death4 August 1960
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MEAD George

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