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Number Private 3814

Battalion 22nd Battalion

Place of Birth Nagambie

Next of Kin His father, Francis Edgar Damon of
Mine Road Korumburra. His father and his mother
Sarah Damon gave permission for him to enlist.

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 29/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 18 years 10 months 5'8",
148 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair

Religion Church of England

Occupation Contractor

Date and place of death

He was wounded in action at on April 10th 1918
and died 5 days later at Doullens.

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension 1

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He seems to be associated with Korumburra

Military History

29/7/15 Enlisted in Melbourne
8/2/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Warilda
27/3/16 He embarked for Marseilles from Alexandria
27/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
22/9/17 He was appointed Lance Corporal
18/10/17 He became a private at his own request
10/4/18 He was wounded in action and died five days later.
17/2/19 His mother received a letter stating that the ship Barunga bringing effects of soldiers back to Australia was �sunk by enemy action�.
His effects consisted of letters, photos, cards, pipe, religious book, pouch, badges, mirror, note book and knife
Sarah asked for a photograph of his grave.


DAMON, George Lionel

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