George Clarence Missingham

First Name: 
George
Middle Name: 
Clarence
Last Name: 
Missingham
Mother's Name: 
Rebecca Missingham nee Waldron
Father's Name: 
George Missingham
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, August 31, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
116th Howitzer Brigade
Service: 
Artillery
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1914/1915 Star
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, April 25, 1950
Details: 

George Missingham (Service no 29184) was born in Kiama, NSW in February 1895.

At the time of enlistmen, George was single, 21 years of age and employed as a farrier.

George embarked on the HMAT A60 - Aeneas with the Howitzer Brigade 116 as a Shoeing Smith on 30 September 1916.  He arrived in England on 19 November 1916 and joined his unit in France on 24 May 1917.

On 28 May, George was admitted to hospital with concussion and abrasions but resumed duty on 31 May.

On 28 September 1917, he was admitted to hospital for treatment of an accidental injury to his right knee. 

George returned to Australia in March 1918 and medically discharged on 12 June 1918.

In August 1918, he married Maggie Henderson in Sydney and together they had 4 children divorcing in 1938.

George died in 1950.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, MISSINGHAM GEORGE CLARENCE

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