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Geoffrey Bury DEWHIRST

Regimental number5020
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressPenola, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E N Dewhirst, American River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 2), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Nicolle and Annie Rosina DEWHIRST, 54 Hardy Street, Goodwood, South Australia. Native of Port Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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