George Henry OLDFIELD


OLDFIELD, George Henry

Service Number: 2221
Enlisted: 1 May 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 1895
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bootmaker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 1 March 1917
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 27 Headstone reads: In memory of dear son & brother Mother, Annie, Joe Alice, Edith, Ben
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2221, Melbourne, Victoria
1 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2221, 58th Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2221, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
17 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 60th Infantry Battalion, In the field
1 Mar 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2221, 60th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Benjamin and Mary Ann Oldfield of 6 Red Lion Street, Rozelle, NSW, previously of Little Docker Street, Richmond, Vic

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal