George Joseph GENTLE


GENTLE, George Joseph

Service Number: 6902
Enlisted: 5 June 1917, Nyngan, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1899
Home Town: Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 July 1918, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6902, 20th Infantry Battalion, Nyngan, New South Wales
16 Jul 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6902, 20th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Melbourne embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
13 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6902, 20th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George Joseph GENTLE was born in Armidale, New South Wales in 1899

His parents were Thomas GENTLE and Rose DALY who married in 1896