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Nash, George Irwin


Born 27th January 1894 Clarence Tasmania the son of Edwin John and Sarah Maria Nash (nee Lane) a butcher he embarked Hobart 20th October 1914 on board “HMAT Geelong” with the 12th Infantry Battalion.


He served Gallipoli and was admitted to hospital with general debility and on the 16th September 1915 was transferred to the “Beltana” for return to Australia.


He returned to the front 29th March 1916 on board RMS Orontes


He was serving with the 52nd Battalion when he was killed in action 3rd September 1916 at Moquet Farm and is commemorated on the  Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Villers-Bretonneux Area, France









Memorial Rokeby St Matthew's Anglican Clarence Tas







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