George Blake DEMEL MID

DEMEL, George Blake

Service Number: 704
Enlisted: 19 October 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 50 Commemorated in St George's Cathedral, Perth, WA, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Perth St. George's Cathedral Choir Honour Roll, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial, West Subiaco Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 704, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Sergeant, 704, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Sergeant, 704, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Awarded for action between 25 April 1915 and 2 May 1915 London Gazette, second Supplement, No. 29251 on 5 August 1915; Commonwealth Gazette, No. 133 on 28 October 1915.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Cecil Louis Demel and Marion Blake Demel nee Blake of Yilgarn Street, Subiaco, WA. Brother of Clive Julius Frank Demel, Doris Julie Marie Blake Demel and Louis Wilhelm Carl Demel

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