George John VIERK

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VIERK, George John

Service Number: 1997
Enlisted: 1 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Farrell's Flat, South Australia, 13 March 1880
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide State School
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Killed in Action, France, 7 July 1918, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
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Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Museum Honour Board, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1997, 27th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
23 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1997, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1997, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Morea, Adelaide
7 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1997, 27th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Son of Wilhelm Christian VIERK and Francis Anne nee TROTTER

"1997 Private George John Vierk, 17th Reinforcements, 27th Battalion, of Farrels Flat, SA, killed in action 6 July 1918, in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux. He embarked on A19 HMAT Afric on 6 November 1916." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)