George Ernest Albert AGATE

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AGATE, George Ernest Albert

Service Number: 10117
Enlisted: 11 September 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Littlehampton, Sussex, England, 1 January 1894
Home Town: Oatley, Hurstville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bill-poster
Died: Killed in action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 27 September 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*
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World War 1 Service

11 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
17 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 10117, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Berrima, Sydney
17 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 10117, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 10117, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres

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Biography

"Mr. George Agate, of Rocky Point Road, Arncliffe, has been officially notified that his son, Gnr. George Agate, was kiled in action in France on September. 26. The deceased, who was 18 months on active service in France, was a native of Littlehampton, Sussex, England. Prior to enlisting, he was a member of Messrs. Hollander and Govett's staff." - from the St. George Call 10 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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