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George OAKLEY

Regimental number20005
Date of birth29 September 1889
Place of birthGlanville, South Australia
SchoolLe Fevre's Peninsula and Currie Street, Adelaide, Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWest Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, A A Oakley, 117 Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Discharge date4 November 1918
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium (wounded and gassed)

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