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George Harold DORE

Regimental number3357
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
SchoolSturt Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingPassed Civil Service Examination, 1903.
OccupationClerk South Australian Railways
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinRuby Ella Violet Dore, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, Cyclists Rifle Club (Silver Cup for shooting, 1915-16).
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No 5), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes DORE; Wife: Ruby E.V. Dore. Native of Hindmarsh, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 10 February 1917, and appointed Voyage Only Corporal; disembarked Devonport, England, 2 May 1917. and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, and reverted to Private.

Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 16 September 1917.

Killed in action, 28 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DORE George Harold

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