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George Robert SHORT

Date of birth10 May 1861
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
OccupationBank manager
AddressCommercial Bank, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation54
Next of kinSister, Miss Grace Short, Commercial Bank, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name17th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion


Unit: INF17
Promotion date: 12 April 1915


Unit: Div 1 Base Depot

FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

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