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George Edward DILWORTH

Regimental number1317
Place of birthWoodstock, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressPublic Works Department, Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Dilworth, 125 Uxbridge Road, West Ealing, London, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the South African Military Force.
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date21 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked, Fremantle, 13 October 1915; marched out to Serapeum from Heliopolis, Egypt, 26 February 1916; detached for duty with Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, Marakeb, 12 August 1917; marched out to D.M. Corps, E.E.F, 26 April 1918.

Admitted to 66th Casualty Clearing Station (fever), 24 July 1918; to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 July 1918; to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 28 July 1918; marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 29 July 1918; rejoined D.M. Corps, 5 August 1918.

Admitted to 21st General Hospital (sick), Alexandria, 24 November 1918; to Convalescent Depot, Montazah, 26 November 1918; discharged to duty, 19 December 1918; rejoined D.M. Corps, E.E.F, 26 December 1918; marched out to Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, 6 April 1919.

Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital (sick), Abbassia, 15 April 1919; discharged to Moascar, 25 April 1919; marched into Details Camp from Hospital, Moascar, 25 April 1919; embarked, Port Said, on board H.T "Malwa", for the United Kingdom (10% leave scheme), 7 May 1919; commenced return to Australia on board H.T. "Zealandic", 3 July 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 15 August 1919; discharged, Perth, 21 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 March 1949
Place of burialKatanning Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, DILWORTH George Edward

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