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George Francis MOUNTAIN

Regimental number1175
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address70 Garden Street, Alexandra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.4
Height5' 8.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Clara Mountain, 70 Garden Street, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date24 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Neuralia', 21 May 1917; disembarked, 16 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: arthritis following meningitis), Sydney, 24 October 1917.

Date of death29 November 1929
Age at death40
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MOUNTAIN George Francis

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