George WOODHOUSE

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WOODHOUSE, George

Service Number: 308
Enlisted: 17 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Heacham, Norfolk, England, 18 April 1896
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Puchevillers, France, 8 August 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Plot II. Row E. Grave 2. , Puchevillers British Cemetery, Puchevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 308, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 308, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 308, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
30 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 308, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Wounded Private, SN 308, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Shell wound (buttock)
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 308, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Critchley

George was born on the Manor Farm, Hunstanton Road, Heacham, Norfolk, England.

Enlisted on 17 Mar 1915 at Melbourne, Victoria.

George Woodhouse was aged 18 years, the son of Stephen Woodhouse

George was hit by a shell at Pozières on 05 Aug 1916 and died three days later from his wounds at the 44th Casualty Clearing Station, at Puchevillers.