AUSTIN, George Frederick
(Service number N/N)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||25 November 1874||Place of Birth||Winchester, NZ|
|Address at Enlistment||Winchester|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J. AUSTIN (father), Winchester, South canterbruy|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||22 June 1948||Age||73 years|
|Place of Death||Temuka|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 30, Plot 696|
|New Zealand Memorials|
George Frederick Austin was fifth son of James and Mary (née Shanks) Austin, who emigrated to New Zealand from Northern Ireland after their marriage in 1863. He was drawn in the first military service ballot for No. 10 (South Canterbury) recruiting district in November 1916. George married Matilda Bartos in 1930.
Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [16 September 2019]; Timaru Herald, 25 November 1916 (Papers Past) [15 October 2015]
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