George Robert DANN


DANN, George Robert

Service Number: 3222
Enlisted: 8 February 1916, Petersburg, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Petersburg, South Australia, 1894
Home Town: Peterborough (Formerly Petersburg), South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 29 December 1916
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 20, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Oodla Wirra Roll of Honor WW1, Peterborough Oodla Wirra Town Hall Roll of Honor WW1, Peterborough St Anacletus Catholic Church Honour Board WW1, Peterborough War Memorial, Ucolta Memorial Hall (Remains)
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, Petersburg, South Australia
27 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Malakuta, Adelaide
29 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3222, 31st Infantry Battalion

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Chronicle (Adelaide, SA: 1895 - 1954) Saturday 17 February 1917


Private G. R. Dann, who was killed in France on December 29, 1916, was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. William Dann, of Ucolta. He enlisted in May, 1916, and left for England in the following June, and on November 4 left for France. He was 23 years of age, and a favorite amongst a large circle of friends. An elder brother, Private F. J. Dann, is serving in France. (