George Frederick DEMPSEY


DEMPSEY, George Frederick

Service Number: 2302
Enlisted: 3 July 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 1896
Home Town: South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Warehouse assistant
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 4 July 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

3 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2302, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2302, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2302, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Patrick Dempsey of corner Stephen Street and Russell Street, South Brisbane; brother of James C. Dempsey

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Senior Cadets