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George Campbell CURLEWIS

Regimental number5
Date of birth8 April 1891
Place of birthQueenscliffe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, G C Curlewis, East Brookton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in a Rifle Club
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 16th Battalion
Promotion date: 10 May 1915

FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1004 Corporal Arthur Granville CURLEWIS, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 15 August 1915; Captain Gordon Levason CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, killed in action, 9 May 1915; 6 Corporal Selwyn Lord CURLEWIS, 16th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, CURLEWIS George Campbell

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