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George Richart WEEKS

Regimental number1445
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolSouth Brisbane State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLambourne, Gladstone Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Weeks, Lambourne, Gladstone Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Richart spelt Rickart
Place of death or woundingBeersheba, Palestine
Age at death23
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave 62), Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Annie and William WEEKS.

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