George Sydhval YANSEN

YANSEN, George Sydhval

Service Number: 552
Enlisted: 12 February 1915, Enlisted at Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: McLean's Ridge, New South Wales, 1896
Home Town: Bathurst, Bathurst Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 July 1916
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row F, Grave 23 Personal Inscription IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SON AND BROTHER GOOD-NIGHT BELOVED, Courcelette British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bathurst War Memorial Carillon, McLeans Ridges Public School and District Roll of Honor, Penrith S P School Honor Roll, Penrith St Andrews Presbyterian Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 552, Enlisted at Lismore, New South Wales
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 552, 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 552, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

18 November 1915 - To hospital with Jaundice

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

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of George and Isabella Yansen, of "Hoal," Salisbury Avenue, Bexley, New South Wales. Native of Richmond River, New South Wales. His brother John Andreas Yansen also fell.