George LAVENDER

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LAVENDER, George

Service Number: 3822
Enlisted: 20 September 1915, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Richmond, New South Wales, 1888
Home Town: Innisfail, Cassowary Coast, Queensland
Schooling: North Richmond Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Suicide (GSW head), Died of wounds, Cairo, Egypt, 17 February 1916
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 319 Headston reads: Oh Lord teach us from our hearts to say Thy will be done, Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Innisfail Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

20 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3822, Townsville, Queensland
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3822, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3822, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George and Jean Lavender of 'Thorn Hill' North Richmond, NSW

Medals: British War Medal. Victory Medal