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George Reginald PORTER

Place of birthBothwell Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Samuel Porter, 'Charlton', Colebrook, Tasmania
Previous military serviceAandI Staff
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateDied as a result of accident 10 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMaple Leaf Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. I), Romarin, Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St James Anglican Cemetery, Colebrook, Tasmania. Photo: Andrew Richardson. Parents: Samuel and Henrietta PORTER, Charlton, Colebrook, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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