George Henry WINTER


WINTER, George Henry

Service Number: 2483
Enlisted: 25 July 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: South Grafton, New South Wales, 1888
Home Town: Copmanhurst, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fireman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 17 July 1918
Cemetery: Crucifix Corner Cemetery
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 9
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Ramornie War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2483, Liverpool, New South Wales
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2483, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2483, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
17 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2483, 19th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

18 September 1916 married Evelyn May Russell in the Leicester Registry Office by Lionel F, Marris Registrar. Evelyn was a Windon Cleaner

3 July 1916 - Wounded in action, shell wound to the arm

2 August 1916 - transferred to England

15 September 1916 - Taken on strength ag Perhan Downs Camp

2 February 1917 - Proceeded overseas to France from Folkestone

28 February 1918 - Wounded in action, second occasion, gunshot wound to the hand

17 May 1918 - Wounded in action, third occasion, gassed

13 June 1918 - Rejoined unit

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