George Francis NORDBERG


NORDBERG, George Francis

Service Number: 2499
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1 December 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row J, Grave 2, Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2499, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2499, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2499, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Francis Nordberg and Clara Victoria Nordberg nee Trinnick of 2 Newtown Parade, Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Brother of Alfred Robert Nordberg, Alice May Nordberg, Arthur E. Nordberg, Frank Gustave Nordberg who returned to Australia on 9 December 1918 having served with the 8th Battalion and Minnie Victoria Nordberg

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