Private George Candy

Service number 3060B, 3060
Birth Date 1900
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Collingwood
Death Date 1916-07-19
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private George Candy (3060, 60th Battalion) was born in 1900 at Collingwood, Victoria. He was working as a brass finisher when in enlisted in July 1915. George was reported missing during the battle of Fromelles, 19 July 1916, and is commemorated at the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France. He was about 16 years of age.



Date of birth 1900
Date of enlistment 24 July 1915
Date of embarkation 26 November 1915
Date of death 19 July 1916
Date of fate 19 July 1916