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George Hurtle Roy WISEMAN

Regimental number5099
Place of birthSnowtown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.725"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Wiseman, 'Luton', Clare, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 June 1917
Place of enlistmentClare, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Discharge date15 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1917; disembarked Suez, 16 January 1918.

Embarked Alexandria, 17 February 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 21 February 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 4 March 1918; marched in to 15th Training Bn, Codford, 5 March 1918.

Marched out to 14th Training Bn, 11 April 1918.

Admitted to Group Clearing hospital, Codford, 26 April 1918; rejoined 14th Training Bn, 4 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 6 May 1918; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 10 May 1918.

Transferred to 50th Bn, 22 May 1918.

Wounded in action, 13 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left thigh: severe), and admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, and then transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station; to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 16 September 1918; to England, 17 September 1918, and admitted to Exeter War Hospital, 18 September 1918; discharged on furlough, 22 October 1918, to report to Command Depot, Hurdcott, 6 November 1918.

Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 November 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 15 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 25 February 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 15 March 1919.

War service: 1 year 280 days (of which 1 year 69 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as George Hurtley Roy WISEMAN.
Date of death15 November 1921
Age at death27
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 6 East, Grave 3), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WISEMAN George Hurtle Roy

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