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George Malcolm WADDELL

Regimental number399
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolGympie Boys' Central School, Queensland
Other trainingStudent at Agricultural College, Gatton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Mile Hotel, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Waddell, 2 Mile, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularServed in Queensland Volunteer Cadets and also Compulsory Military Training.
FateKilled in Action 23 December 1916
Place of death or woundingWounded at Quinn's Post, killed at Magdhaba.
Age at death22
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 164), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Alice WADDELL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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