George Canton (Carlton) IRONS


IRONS, George Canton (Carlton)

Service Number: 7002
Enlisted: 30 September 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Carlton State School, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Stove Fitter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 14 April 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7002, Enlisted at Melbourne
23 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 7002, 8th Infantry Battalion
23 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 7002, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Name on Attestation paper reads George Carlton Irons

Son of James M. and Isabella Irons of 175 Lee Street, Carlton North, Victoria; brother of James Douglas Irons

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal