George CRUICKSHANK MM

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CRUICKSHANK, George

Service Number: 709
Enlisted: 24 August 1914
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Signal Company
Born: Hamilton, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Hamilton, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Telegraph Operator
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 29 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ypres
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bulart District Pictorial Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 709, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 709, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 709, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
10 Nov 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Divisional Signal Company
20 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Divisional Signal Company
20 Nov 1917: Honoured Military Medal

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas Brown Cruickshank and Susan Cruick-shank, of Cavendish, Victoria, Australia.