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| occupation   = Poultry farmer
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| religion   = Congregational
 
| address   = Kelmscott, Western Australia
 
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| nextofkin      = Ms Muriel Iris Elworthy
 
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==Pre War==
 
==Pre War==
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During 1919 George had married Iris Lena James (1887-1940) in Katanning.  Their daughters were Muriel Iris Elworthy born 1921 and Gwenyth Lena Napier Elworthy (1928-2007). Iris died on 7 Oct 1940 in Kelmscott
  
 
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Electoral Roll entries: 1922 - 1925 with Iris Lena at 'Kuranda', Dinninup, sheep farmer; 1936 - 1937 at 'Bibiking', Katanning, farmer; 1943 with Muriel Iris at Albany road, Kelmscott, poultry farmer
 
==War Service==
 
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George enlisted following the death of his wife.
  
  
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==Post War==
 
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Electoral Roll entries: 1958 at Albany road, Kelmscott, farm hand
 
===Notes===
 
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George had seen service during WW1 as 2466 Trooper Elworthy who embarked 16 May 1916 for the Middle East where as a reinforcement for the 10th Light Horse he was posted to the 1st Anzac Battalion of the Imperial Camel Corps. He embarked for return to Australia on 15 Mar 1919.
 
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Latest revision as of 08:33, 27 March 2020

George Gould Elworthy
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 22 Aug 1888
Place of Birth Morphetville, South Australia
Death 14 Jan 1965, aged 76
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 52 years, 10 months
Description 5'10" (1.78m) tall ; 138lbs
62.596 kg
; dark complexion ; light grey eyes ; dark brown hair
Occupation Poultry farmer
Religion Congregational
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Daughter , Ms Muriel Iris Elworthy
Military Information
Reg Number W31833
Date of Enlistment 30 Nov 1940
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 10th Australian garrison Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals British War Medal
Victory Medal



Pre War

During 1919 George had married Iris Lena James (1887-1940) in Katanning. Their daughters were Muriel Iris Elworthy born 1921 and Gwenyth Lena Napier Elworthy (1928-2007). Iris died on 7 Oct 1940 in Kelmscott

Electoral Roll entries: 1922 - 1925 with Iris Lena at 'Kuranda', Dinninup, sheep farmer; 1936 - 1937 at 'Bibiking', Katanning, farmer; 1943 with Muriel Iris at Albany road, Kelmscott, poultry farmer

War Service

George enlisted following the death of his wife.


discharged 14 Nov 1945.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1958 at Albany road, Kelmscott, farm hand

Notes

George had seen service during WW1 as 2466 Trooper Elworthy who embarked 16 May 1916 for the Middle East where as a reinforcement for the 10th Light Horse he was posted to the 1st Anzac Battalion of the Imperial Camel Corps. He embarked for return to Australia on 15 Mar 1919.


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