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Regimental number3058
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address507 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Emerson, 507 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Laura EMERSON
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death7 August 1934
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Eales
SourcesNAA: B2455, EMERSON George

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