George David CHALLIS

CHALLIS, George David

Service Number: 2595
Enlisted: 16 July 1915
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cleveland, Tasmania, Australia, 9 February 1891
Home Town: Cleveland, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 15 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Campbell Town Roll of Honour, Campbell Town St. Luke's Church War Shrine, Campbell Town War Memorial, Launceston Church Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Ross Conara Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2595, 23rd Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2595, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 58th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
2 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 58th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
15 Jul 1916: Involvement Sergeant, 2595, 58th Infantry Battalion
15 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 2595, 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Michael and Margaret CHALLIS of Cleveland, Tas.