George Robert AUSTIN

AUSTIN, George Robert

Service Number: 4252
Enlisted: 30 September 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Homebush, New South Wales, Australia, 7 December 1894
Home Town: Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Wollongong Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Hairdreser
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 15 May 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Holsworthy, New South Wales
20 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4252, 2nd Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 4252, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
15 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4252, 54th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Mr Thomas Bary and Eliza Louisa Austin, Market Square, Wollongong, New South Wales

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal