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George Albert CAWKWELL

Regimental number728
Place of birthWarialda New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoolatai,Warialda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Moller, Swanhill, Coolatai, Warialda, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William CAWKWELL and Elizabeth MILLER, his wife, Swan Hill, Coolatai. Native of Tooloona, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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