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Cassidy, George Henry (3041)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 27 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 19 January 1917 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 3041            view online service record

16 Garfield Street
Fitzroy, VIC

Next of Kin:
Frank Cassidy (father)
184 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 February 1917
Ship: HMAT Ballarat A70
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 39th Infantry Battalion – 7th Reinforcements

KIA: Friday, 12 October 1917
Place: Belgium

Private, 39 Infantry, killed in action 12 October, 1917, Belgium, aged 25, commemorated Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium.

Parents: Francis Joseph and Mrs Agnes CASSIDY, born Port Melbourne, family then at 15 Catherine Street, South Melbourne Enlisted as a 27-year-old driver living in Fitzroy with his father at 184 Stokes Street, Port Melbourne, circular returned from that location. Eldest son.

Additional research by Brian Membrey


1917 ‘PRIVATE CASSIDY WOUNDED’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 17 November, p. 3. , viewed 13 Oct 2017,

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