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George Edward PARISH

Regimental number389
Place of birthMirboo South Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressJuandah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth A Parish, 'Creighlee', Juandah, Queensland
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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