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George WILKINSON

Regimental number668
Date of birth1 August 1895
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address25 Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Wilkinson, 25 Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 18th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 December 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 18th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 March 1918

FateDied of wounds 19 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Edwin and Eliza Jane WILKINSON, Swimbridge, Newland, Devon, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded, 2 Auyust 1916; 19 Mag 1918

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

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