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Aitken G F Pte 535

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Desvres, France. 29 December 1917. Group portrait of the NCOs of the 31st Battalion at Desvres.

 Australian War Memorial Collection. http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/E01618


Sgt 575 George Fawcett Aitken, 'C' Coy 31st
Bn, from the AWM E01618 photo. Courtesy of
Peter Nelson.


Aitken G F Pte  535  George Fawcett  31 Inf Bn    33    Woolpresser    Single    C of E        

Address: Kensington, Wolseley Pde, 11    

Next of kin: Aitken, David, father, 11 Wolseley Pde, Kensington  

Enlisted: 9 Nov 1915        

Embarked: A62 Wandilla 9 Nov 1915


Relatives on Active Service:

Aitken A C V Sgt 423 brother

Aitken C R Pte 1113 brother KIA



Mr. and Mrs. David Aitken, of Wolsely parade, Kensington, have received news that their youngest son, Private Colin Aitken, has died of wounds received on the French front on July 21, and that his brother, Corporal George Aitken, has been severely wounded.


CALL FOR MEN. (1916, August 12). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 20. Retrieved July 5, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1593355


War Service Commemorated

Holy Trinity Church of England Kensington

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded                

Regimental Register

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