Stamp George

SURNAME Stamp
NAME George
PLACE-BIRTH Ravenswood Qld
OCCUPATION Labourer
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Cairns
DATE-ENLISTMENT 27/05/1916
NEXT-OF-KIN (mother) Mrs G Bailey, Mona Farm Mossman Qld.
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Address Mossman; mother lived in the Mossman District
REGIMENT-1 15th Battalion AIF
REGIMENT-2 Machine Gun
RANK Private
CAMPAIGN-1 Western Front
OTHER-INFO Embarked on Boonah 21-10-16; 4th Machine Gun Coy. Awarded 14/15/Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
STORY-OUTLINE Private George Stamp served from 1916 until 1919 in the Field in France as a Machine Gunner. He must have seen a lot of the fighting. He was hospitalised a few times in England and France for such things as mumps, influenza, scabies. He returned to Australia 4/08/19 and was Discharged 11/09/19. He tried for a pension on the grounds he couldn't work because of nerves and concussion. There was nothing in his medical notes about concussion. George Stamp died in 1962.
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