Name: George Thomas Heathcote

 

Birth Date: 1895 Where: England
Died: 9 August, 1918 Where: Amiens
Place of Enlistment: Claremont, Tasmania Age: 20
Serial Number: 893 Battalion: 26th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Sergeant

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal,

 

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10 April

1915                      Enlisted

9 June

1915                      Embarked from Australia

August

1915                      Embarked Egypt

10 Sept. – 12 Dec.

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

26 June

1916                      To Hospital

1 September

1916                      Rejoined Battalion

6 September

1916                      Belgium

October

1916                      Ypres and Dernacourt

3 November

1916                      Battle of Ancres Heights & Fricourt

February

1917                      Warlencourt

3 February

1917                      Promoted Sergeant

March

1917                      Attack on Malt Trench

10 March

1917                      To Hospital

2 April

1917                      Rejoined Battalion

May

1917                      Battle of Bullecourt (Hindenburg Line)

3 May

1917                      Wounded

9 December

1917                      Returned to Battalion

December

1917                      Red Lodge

7 April

1918                      Dernacourt

20 April

1918                      Ville Sur-Ancre

May

1918                      Morlancourt

27 June

1918                      Villers-Bretonneux

9 August

1918                      Killed in Action, Battle of Amiens

 

 

 

 

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