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George Vivian BRENTNALL

Regimental number2257
Place of birthMyrtleford, Victoria
SchoolCastlereagh St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
AddressManly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Ann Brentnall, Mona Vale, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1918
Place of death or woundingRouen, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 4), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emily BRENTNALL, Wetherill Street, Narrabeen, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4572 Charles Frederick BRENTNALL, 23rd Machine Gun Company, killed in action, Zonnebeke, Belgium, 5 October 1917 Cousin (1st) Lieutenant Charles CARTHEW, 8th Light Horse, killed in action, Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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