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George Stanley WEYMARK

Regimental number5784
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address5 Ruby Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Hannah Weymark, 5 Ruby Street, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919

Military Medal

'With Private HUGHES, 26th Battalion (Attached 2nd Australian Division Signal Company) this soldier while acting as linesman on 20th September, 1917 at WESTHOEK RIDGE, exhibited great coolness, resource, and courage while laying a line through to the Forward Brigade Headquarters. Although they had to contend with great difficulities in the way of carrying heavy reels of wire through marshy ground, they carried on under heavy shellfire and laid and repaired their lines for many hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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