George Clarence GARLICK

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GARLICK, George Clarence

Service Numbers: 1641, 1641A
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 12 August 1885
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 19 March 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot XXII, Row B, Grave number 6A.
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1641, 40th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
1 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1641, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1641, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
19 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1641A, 26th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography

Older brother of 1640 Lce.-Cpl. Leslie Raymond Garlick (/explore/people/87890), who survived the war and also served in WW2

"...1641 Private George Clarence Garlick, 26th Battalion from New Norfolk, Tasmania. A 29 year old labourer prior to enlisting on 21 February 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 1st Reinforcements of the 40th Battalion from Hobart on 1 July 1916 aboard HMAT Berrima. On arrival in France he transferred to the 26th Battalion and was wounded in action at Warlancourt on 2 March 1917. Pte Garlick died of his wounds on 17 March 1917 and was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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