George MARSH

Badge Number: S82372, Sub Branch: Port MacDonnell

MARSH, George

Service Number: 723
Enlisted: 16 March 1916, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheffield, Tasmania, 1897
Home Town: Sheffield, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Memorials: Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 723, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
1 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 723, 40th Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 723, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
13 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 723

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

8 June 1917 - Wounded in action, gunshot wound left thigh

1 April 1918 - Promoted to Corporal

27 May 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Rio Padro

Medals: British War Medal, Victor Medal

RSL Information

15 November  1963 - Joined Port MacDonnell Sub Branch