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George Henry Walton WOODBRIDGE

Regimental number4542
Date of birth4 May 1890
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressPrairie PO, Prairie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Woodbridge, 56 Dillwyn Road, Lower Sydenham, London, England
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Discharge date25 October 1917
Other details

War service: embarked from Brisbane, 30 March 1916; disembarked Suez, Egypt.

Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt, 30 May 1916; admitted to 2nd Division Base Depot, Etaples, 9 June 1916.

Wounded in action, Belgium, 16 September 1916 (gun shot wound, neck and breast); admitted to 24th Canadian Stationary Hospital, Outreau, 24 September 1916. Transferred to England, 8 October 1916, and admitted to Military Hospital, Sandgate. Granted furlough, 23 April-8 May 1917, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A14, 21 July 1917; discharged, 25 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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Date of death1958
Age at death68
Place of burialCairns Cemetery, Queensland

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