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George CORR

Regimental number4154
Date of birth24 September 1886
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
SchoolSt Colemans National School, Eliza Street, Belfast, Ireland; Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSawyer
Address171 Trafalgar Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 4"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr J. Corr, 107 Ormein Road, Belfast, Ireland
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 37), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eleanor CORR, 107 Ormeau Road, Belfast, Ireland
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Aeneas', 20 December 1915; allotted to 54th Bn, 16 February 1915 and taken on strength, Tel-el-Kebir.

Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Caledonian' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, France, 20 July 1916. Buried in Military Cemetery Rue de Bois 4.5 Miles Southwest of Armentieres. Refer to May Sheet 36 Square N.Z.D.39.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CORR George

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