George, Harold Leslie (798)

Place of Birth: West Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 20 August 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 798            view online service record

36 Stokes Street,
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Sarah George (mother)
36 Stokes Street,
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Hororata A20
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion

KIA: Tuesday, 8 August 1916
Place: Gallipoli

Corporal, 5 Infantry, killed in action 8 August, 1915, Gallipoli, aged 23, commemorated Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli.

Mother: Mrs Sarah GEORGE, born West Melbourne. A 22-year-old electrical linesman, George enlisted with mother at 36 Stokes Street, later in West Melbourne. He was Mentioned in Despatches, gazetted posthumously in Australia, 6 April, 1916. No circular returned.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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