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George Clarence WOODS

Regimental number508
Place of birthEssendon, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
Address53 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Woods, 53 Miller Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the 29th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Discharge date25 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 64535 Pte Lawrence Albert WOODS, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; Cousins: 464 Pte Horace James WOODS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916; 2897 Pte Charles Amos WOODS, 58th Bn, killed in action, 10 May 1917; 2473 Pte Edward Allen WOODS, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 27 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS George Clarence

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