George Lancelot DEAN

Badge Number: S3676, Sub Branch: Kalangadoo
S3676

DEAN, George Lancelot

Service Number: 8359
Enlisted: 13 August 1915, Adelaide South Australia Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Kensington, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Memorials: Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Linton Old Lintonians Association Roll of Honor, Linton St Paul's Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide South Australia Australia
24 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 8359, 6th Field Artillery Brigade
24 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Bombardier, SN 8359, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Botanist, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN 8359

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Biography

L.G. Dean, probably 8359 Private George Lancelot Dean was a 29 year old grazier from Kensington Park, South Australia when he enlisted on 13 August 1915.

He embarked for overseas with the 18th Battery of the 6th Field Artillery Brigade from Melbourne on 24 November 1915 aboard HMAT Botanist.

After being promoted to Corporal, he was appointed a Second Lieutenant in March 1916, a Lieutenant in August 1916 and a Captain in May 1918. While on active service in France with the 5th and 22nd Field Artillery Brigades, he was awarded a Belgian Croix de Guerre. Captain Dean arrived back in Australia on 13 May 1919.

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