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George Arthur MESSENGER

Regimental number2611
Place of birthBuckingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLengthsman
AddressNarko, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Messenger, C/o Mrs Pincott, Narko, Cooyar Line, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 July 1940
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery

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