George Booth ORMEROD

ORMEROD, George Booth

Service Number: 264
Enlisted: 29 December 1914, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Willarie Station, Mungindi, Queensland, December 1895
Home Town: Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: The Grange School and Caulfield Grammar School
Occupation: Jackeroo
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel 8, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Heidelberg War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 264, Broadmeadows, Victoria
25 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 264, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of Victoria embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 264, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 264, 8th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 264, 8th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 264 awm_unit: 8 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-08-07

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Sedgwick and Charlotte Margaret Ormerod of 4 Canterbury Road, Toorak, Victoria; brother of Eric Sedgwick Ormerod who returned to Australia on 13 February 1917 having served with the 4th Field Artillery Brigade

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