George (Cecil George) COMPTON


COMPTON, George (Cecil George)

Service Number: 1921
Enlisted: 28 January 1915, Geraldton, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Fremantle, Western Australia, December 1895
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: State School, Geraldton
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 July 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, Geraldton, Western Australia
29 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
8 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1921, 4th Pioneer Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Cecil George COMPTON was born in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1895

His parents were Cecil Ernest COMPTON & Amy Elizabeth LINTHORNE