George Danford NEAVE

NEAVE, George Danford

Service Number: 685
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 26 January 1894
Home Town: Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Schooling: Woodville High School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm laborer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 13 September 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 6
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kingscote Kangaroo Island WW1 Roll of Honour, Penneshaw Kangaroo Island Men Roll of Honor WW1, Penneshaw St Columba Anglican Church Neave Memorial, Penneshaw War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 685, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 685, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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An original member of G Company 10th Battalion AIF


His brother Edgar Charles Neave of the 27th Battalion died of pneumonia off Freetown, West Africa on 19 December 1916.