• George Haviland True

Army / Flying Corps
  • 12th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Brigade
  • Private

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    Unknown
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Pontville TAS, Australia

  • Birth

    Tasmania 7315, Australia

Stories and comments
    • C03159 AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 10 February 2017

    The original grave of 58 Private (Pte) George Haviland True, 12th Battalion, killed in action on 20 May 1915, aged 19 years. Pte True's only brother, 1193 Pte Thomas Charles True, 26th Battalion, was killed in France on 29 July 1916, also aged 19 years.

    C03159
    • Photograph C03159 AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Accession Number C03159 Description The original grave of 58 Private (Pte) George Haviland True, 12th Battalion, killed in action on 20 May 1915, aged 19 years. Pte True's only brother, 1193 Pte Thomas Charles True, 26th Battalion, was killed in France on 29 July 1916, also aged 19 years.

    Accession Number C03159
    • Page 18 29th June 1916 The Weekly Courier Tasmania AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Page 18 29th June 1916 The Weekly Courier Tasmania

    Page 18  29th June 1916 The Weekly Courier Tasmania
      • blackboycreek
      • Friday, 12 October 2018

      3 – Grave of Private G. H. TRUE, son of Mr. T.C. True, Ulverstone. Private True was killed in action on Gallipoli May 20, 1915. The soldiers at the grave are: - Left to right: Sergeant Moller, Tom Dunham (Preston), Jim Parker (Forth), all of the 12th Battalion.

    • AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Service number 446 Rank Private Unit 12th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 23 June 1915 Place of Death Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey Cause of Death Killed in action Place of Association Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918

    • TRUE BROTHERS both KIA Left is George and right is Charles AWM and NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Thursday, 11 October 2018

    TRUE BROTHERS both KIA Left is George and right is Charles

    TRUE BROTHERS both KIA Left is George and right is Charles