George Edgar DARCY

DARCY, George Edgar

Service Number: 1628
Enlisted: 6 March 1916, Place of enlistment - Brunswick, Melbourne Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyneton, Victoria, 1887
Home Town: Kyneton, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of disease (mitral incompetence), Frankston, Victoria, 3 July 1919
Cemetery: Frankston Cemetery, Victoria
Memorials: Kyneton Honour Roll, Kyneton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1628, 38th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment - Brunswick, Melbourne Victoria
20 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1628, 38th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HMAT 'A54' Runic from Melbourne on 20th June 1916, disembarked Plymouth, England 10th August 1916.
12 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1628, 38th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HT Wiltshire from Portland on 12th November 1916, disembarking Melbourne 31st December 1916 suffering from Mitral incompetence, failure of compensation.
12 Dec 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1628, 38th Infantry Battalion, 16th January 1917 admitted to 11th Australian General Hospital at Frankston. Private Darcy succumbed to disease on 13th July 1919.

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Jessie DARCY (nee CHRISTIE - born 1858 Hobart Tasmania, died 18th June 1950 Lauriston Victoria) of Hutton Street, Kyneton Victoria and James Patrick DARCY born 10th September 1857, Windsor died 16th March 1908 Lauriston Victoria.

Brother of

  • Albert James  DARCY (born 1880 Kyneton, Victoria died 1930 Daylesford, Victoria)
  • Olive DARCY (born 1882 Kyneton, Victoria, died 1962 Mentone, Victoria).  Married Edwin SHORT 1901 (born 7th July 1873 died 16th April 1914) Re-married Henry ALLISON 1923 (born 1870)
  • Ruby Irene DARCY (born 1884 Kens, Victoria) Married Reuben James BONSER 1919
  • John DARCY (born 1886 Kyneton, Victoria)
  • Frederick Gordon DARCY (born 1888 Kyneton, Victoria)
  • 7221 Private Thomas Raymond DARCY - 1st Machine Gun Battalion, returned to Australia 27th July 1919 (born 1890 Lauriston, Victoria died 23rd February 1969) Married Mary Beatrice HEIN 1912 (died 23rd October 1957)
  • Lucie DARCY (born 1892 Lauriston, Victoria died 1916 Daylesford, Victoria)
  • 5635 Driver Percy DARCY - 13th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia April 1919 (born 1894 Lauriston, Victoria)
  • 3344 Private Francis Patrick DARCY - 32nd Infantry Battalion, returned to Australia 23rd June 1919 (born 1896 Lauriston, Victoria)
  • Brother of Edward Charles DARCY (born 1898 Lauriston, Victoria)