George William GLASSCOCK

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GLASSCOCK, George William

Service Number: 216
Enlisted: 11 January 1915, 1st Anzac Mounted Regiment A Squadron
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 13th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Parkville, Victoria, 1888
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Wesley College
Occupation: Stock Buyer - sheep & cattle
Died: Influenza, 55th Casualty Clearing Station, France, 1 December 1918
Cemetery: Charleroi Communal Cemetery
Plot 1, Row T, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 216, 13th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Anzac Mounted Regiment A Squadron
28 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 216, 13th Light Horse Regiment
28 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 216, 13th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Melbourne
25 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 216, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Shell wounds to head & hand
1 Dec 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 216, 13th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George William GLASSCOCK was born in Parkville, Victoria in 1888

His parents were George William GLASSCOCK & Annie Elizabeth ELLIOTT

He enlisted in Melbourne on 11th January, 1915 & embarked with the 13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron on the Transport ship Persic on 28th May, 1915 -  (1st Anzac Mounted Regiment)

He was wounded on 25th Septemeber 1917 with shell wounds to his head & hand

George died from influenza on 1st December, 1918 at the 55th Casualty Clearing Station in France and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery, (Plot 1 , Row T, Grave 10)

Medals:  1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

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His brother Charles Frederick GLASSCOCK (SN9128) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1918

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