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George Valentine REDDISH

Regimental number4877
Place of birthAuburn, Victoria
SchoolMiddle Park State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLedgerkeeper
AddressMittyack via Chinkapook, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Reddish, Mittyack via Chinkapook, Victoria
Previous military serviceSpent one month at Duntroon Military College after enlisting.
Enlistment date19 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingAllonville, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLongeau British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 10), France\
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
73
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Mary REDDISH, Husband of Mrs E. REDDISH, 105 Bridport Street, Albert Park, Victoria. Native of Auburn
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: Pte J. Chisholm no. 5895, died Polygon Wood, 24 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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