George William CORKER

CORKER, George William

Service Numbers: 665, R665
Enlisted: 10 October 1914, Enlisted at Victoria Barracks, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Army Medical Corps (AIF)
Born: Charlesville, Queensland, Australia, 17 July 1894
Home Town: Paddington, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
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World War 1 Service

10 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 665, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, Enlisted at Victoria Barracks, NSW
28 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 665, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
28 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 665, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
15 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN R665, Army Medical Corps (AIF), In NSW
5 Nov 1917: Involvement Private, SN R665, Army Medical Corps (AIF)
5 Nov 1917: Embarked Private, SN R665, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
31 Dec 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Had been serving as Temporary Corporal for several months prior to confirmation of rank
15 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN R665, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Edmund Corker and Emily Corker nee Moss of 23 McGabie Street, Paddington, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 1 November 1919 aboard HT Nestor as nursing staff disembarking on the 16 December 1919

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