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George BILSTON

Regimental number215
Place of birthInvercargill, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNatimuk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Stone Bilston, Natimuk, Victoria
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 31 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919

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