George Arthur Leslie CATHIE MM

CATHIE, George Arthur Leslie

Service Number: 3048
Enlisted: 17 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 February 1979
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Wall: 39 Row: K
Memorials: Malvern St George's Anglican Church Honour Roll, Nar Nar Goon Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3048, Melbourne, Victoria
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3048, 23rd Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3048, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
15 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3048, 58th Infantry Battalion, GSW (chest)
9 Aug 1916: Honoured Military Medal, Battle for Pozières , “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty…his splendid example of courage, determination and leadership is worthy if high recognition”.
25 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 65th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3048, 58th Infantry Battalion, The Battle of Amiens, 2nd occasion - shell wound (left arm)
16 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3048, 58th Infantry Battalion

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