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George Oliver POWELL

Regimental number1984
Place of birthBasingstoke England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressFitzroy Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Powell, Fitzroy Street, Abbotsford, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 401 Pte Baynard POWELL, 1st Bn, died of wounds, 10 May 1915; 887 Sergeant James Bernard POWELL, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 19 September 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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