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George Sydney Harold TIERNEY

Regimental number526
Place of birthThorpdale, Victoria
AddressNorth Western Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Fletcher, North Western Road, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceMis Citizen Forces
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Place of enlistmentSt Arnaud, Victoria
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll93
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Discharge date29 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4018 Driver Herbert James Victor TIERNEY, 2nd Field Artilley Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 November 1915; Uncle: 941 Lance Corporal Arthur TIERNEY, 1st Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir;, 9 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 29 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 August 1939
Age at death43
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIERNEY George Sydney Harold

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