George Franklin NOBLE

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NOBLE, George Franklin

Service Number: 4754
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Field Ambulance
Born: Fulham, South Australia, 10 June 1895
Home Town: Grange, City of Charles Sturt / Henley and Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Grange State School
Occupation: Plasterer
Died: Died of Illness (influenza/pneumonia), Harefield, England, 13 November 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Harefield (St. Mary) Churchyard
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grange Public School Roll of Honor, Henley Beach Council Fallen WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Henley Beach Council WW1 Service Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, Oaklands, South Australia
15 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 3rd Australian General Hospital, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 3rd Australian General Hospital, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
13 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4754, 8th Field Ambulance

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Biography

"...4754 Private (Pte) George Franklin Noble, No. 3 Australian General Hospital, of Grange, SA. A plasterer prior to enlisting in January 1915, Pte Noble embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT Wandilla (A62) on 15 June 1915. He was attached to the 8th Field Ambulance in France in February 1917. Pte Noble died in England of pneumonia on 13 November 1918. He was 22 years of age. Pte Noble's brother, 5419 Pte Alan Campbell Noble, 10th Battalion, died on 9 May 1917 of wounds received in action in France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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