AUSTIN, George Frederick
(Service number N/N)

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Date 25 November 1874 Place of Birth Winchester, NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Winchester
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J. AUSTIN (father), Winchester, South canterbruy
Religion Presbyterian
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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

Biographical Notes

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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