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George Halford POYNDER

Regimental number30
Date of birth3 October 1894
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolGeelong College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address33 St Georges Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Poynder, Victoria Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Melbourne branch, 22 June 1912.
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 July 1969
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 323.

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