George PRINGLE

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PRINGLE, George

Service Number: 259
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Enlisted at Gympie, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Martinsville, New South Wales, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Cloyna, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Martinsville State School, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds - knee, At sea on board HS Sicilia, 7 July 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Chaplain E. Teale officiated Panel 31
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Murgon Memorial Wall, Murgon RSL Honour Board, Murgon War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 259, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Gympie, QLD
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 259, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 259, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Luke Pringle of 'Fieldview', Cloyna, Murgon, QLD. Brother of Luke Pringle who was killed in action on 7 June 1917 while serving with the 52nd Battalion and has no know grave. Name appears on Menin Gate, Ypres. Brother of Vera Cobb nee Pringle

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Member of the Cloyna Rifle Club for about 2 years