George Helliwell CUCKSON

George Helliwell Cuckson Photo:
Rangeville State School
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Draper
Enlisted
16-October-1917
Place
Rockhampton
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
5396
Rank
Private
Unit
31st Battalion, 15th Reinforcements
Embarked
02-March-1918
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1919
Notes

Also named on Rangeville State School Honour Board.

 

George Cuckson landed in France in August 1918 and was wounded in action in September. He was hospitalised at Rouen before being transferred to Birmingham’s 1st Southern General Hospital. He returned to Australia in January 1919 and was discharged in March. He was only 19.

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