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George CABLE

Regimental number14366
Place of birthBelmore, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressWilson Avenue, Belmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 8.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kathleen Cable, Wilson Avenue, Belmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 14 years in the Army Service Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Service Corps Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/105/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 18 November 1918
Discharge date29 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 2 August 1917, and promoted Ship's Sergeant Major with extra duty pay for voyage only; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917. Marched into Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 3 October 1917.

On Command, Area Gas School, Chiseldon, England, 12-17 October 1917; qualfied as Assistant Instructor.

Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 4 May 1918 (Rodent ulcer, right side nose); discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 22 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1918.

Transferred to 1st Divisional Train, 22 January 1919.

Promoted Temporary Company Sergeant Major, 7 February 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 20 May 1919, and reverted to rank of Sergeant.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 18 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 January 1920; discharged, Sydney, 29 June 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 June 1961
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, CABLE George

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