George Roy IRWIN


IRWIN, George Roy

Service Number: 2145
Enlisted: 2 May 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Chatswood Preparatory School and Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Commercial Artist
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

2 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2145, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2145, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2145, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Samuel and Sara J. Irwin of 'Merri Merri', Dolphin Street, Coogee, NSW formerly of Katoomba, NSW

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