George Brushmeyer

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George Brushmeyer
Personal Information
Date of Birth 27 May 1914
Place of Birth London, England
Death 16 Oct 1943
Place of Death Finschhafen, New Guinea
Age at Enlistment 27 years, 4 months
Address Byford, Western Australia
Next of Kin Foster Mother , Mrs Rose Allwood
Military Information
Reg Number WX20085
Date of Enlistment 1 Oct 1941
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2/28th Australian Infantry Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Died of wounds New Guinea
Australian War Memorial Australian War Memorial
Medals 1939-45 Star
Pacific Star
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

War Service

Enlisted at Claremont

  • Lae War Cemetery
  • Grave location

Death date given as 16 Oct 1943. The battalion history book [1] does not list him as a casualty, but does record that a Japanese plane scored a direct hit on 'A' Company HQs at Scarlet Beach near Finschhafen.


Although married his wife had remains in the UK.

  1. The Second 28th, Philip Mansel, 2/28th Battalion and 24th Anti Tank Company Association, Third edition 2017

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