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George BLAND

Regimental number1134
Place of birthStockton-on-Tees, Co Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrass moulder
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Bland, Wilson Street, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 165), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth BLAND, 1 Tennyson Street, Medindie, Adelaide. Born at Stockton, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1909 Pte Thomas BLAND, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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