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Geoffrey Howard BLACK

Date of birth14 September 1893
Place of birthBurnside, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingUniversity of Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressLower North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J H Black, Stanley Street, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Gassed, Passchendaele, 28 October 1917. arrived back in Australia, 13 December 1919.

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