George ALCORN

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ALCORN, George

Service Number: 5701
Enlisted: 29 June 1916
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Gisborne, VIC, 1891
Home Town: Merrigum, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 26 March 1917
Cemetery: Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery
Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Cemetery/memorial reference: (Plot VI, Row D, Grave no.13)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Gisborne War Memorial, Merrigum War Memorial

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World War 1 Service

29 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5701, Tunnelling Companies
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5701, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company), Embarked on HMAT "A38' Ulysses from Melbourne --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
26 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 5701, 2nd Tunnelling Company (inc. 5th Tunnelling Company)

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