George Scott BLACK

Regimental number488
Place of birthBraidwood New South Wales
SchoolMosman Superior Public School, Dubbo District School, New South Wales
AddressVilla Violette, Meadowbank, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret M Black, Villa Violette, Meadowbank, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme Sector, France
Date of death28 February 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William E. and Margaret P. BLACK, Education Department, Sydney. Native of Braidwood, New South Wales