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George Frederick WATERS

Regimental number9414
Place of birthWynnum, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEdith Street, Wynnum South, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinFather, J H E Waters, Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry. Brisbane
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date29 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 775 Pte Henry Richard WATERS, 26th Battalion, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 29 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 October 1928
Age at death34
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WATERS George Frederick

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