George James (Jim) NORTHCOTT

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NORTHCOTT, George James

Service Number: 3089
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pialba, Queensland, 1 March 1894
Home Town: Pialba, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Pialba State School
Occupation: Fruit farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Pialba War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Wondunna St John's Anglican Church NORTHCOTT Memorial Plaque
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3089, Brisbane, Queensland
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3089, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3089, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Brisbane
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3089, 49th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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"NORTHCOTT. — In loving memory of Lance Corporal G. J. Northcott (Jim), killed in action, Mouquet Farm, France, September 3rd, 1916.
"Silently Mourned." (Inserted by his loving father and mother, sisters and brothers)." - from the Maryborough Chronicle 03 Sep 1924 (nla.gov.au)