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DAMON, George Lionel


Private 3814

22nd Battalion

Nagambie, Victoria

His father, Francis Edgar Damon of Korumburra. His father and his mother gave permission for him to enlist.

Melbourne 29/7/1915

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

Church of England


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

He was buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension 1

He seems to be associated with Korumburra, Victoria

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.


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