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George Thomas FreeburnAge: 3818781916

Name
George Thomas Freeburn
Given names
George Thomas
Surname
Freeburn
Birth 1878 25

Birth of a sisterMargaret Ann Freeburn
1880 (Age 2)

Birth of a sisterMatilda Jane Freeburn
1881 (Age 3)

Birth of a brotherFrancis William Freeburn
1884 (Age 6)

Birth of a brotherJohn James Freeburn
1886 (Age 8)

Birth of a sisterSarah Alice Freeburn
1888 (Age 10)

Birth of a sisterChristy A Freeburn
1891 (Age 13)

Death of a sisterChristy A Freeburn
1891 (Age 13)

Birth of a sisterRubina Maud Freeburn
1892 (Age 14)

Death of a sisterSarah Alice Freeburn
1893 (Age 15)

Death of a motherJane Turvey
January 20, 1893 (Age 15)

Death March 15, 1916 (Age 38)

Note:

Military Funeral

THE LATE PTE. FREEBURN.

The second military funeral since the establishment of the Bathurst Military Camp took place to the Church of England portion of the Bathurst General Cemetery yester-day morning. The burial was of the body of the late Private George Free-

burn, who died at the Bathurst Hospital at midday on Wednesday, after being only a short period in Camp, and a few days in the hospital suffering from pneumonia. The funeral left Mr. W. Boyds funeral parlor at 11 a.m, and was headed by therecently-formed Camp Band.

The company of which Private Freeburn was a member was in attendance, being in charge of Lieuts. Armstrong and Nelson. The band, which was in charge of Drum-Major J. Regan and Bandmaster Hunter, played the 'Dead March' in Saul throughout theroute in a devotional manner. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs. John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and atthe graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall and coffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. A firing party, under Reg. S.M. Purcell, fired the last salute, and the Last Post wassounded. There was a large attendance of citizens the graveside, where the service was most impressive. Private Freeburn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (National Advocate Friday 17 March 1916, p. 2)

Note:

RYLSTONE SOLDIER'S DEATH

Private George Freeburn died at Bathurst District Hospital last Wednesday night. Deceased enlisted at Rylstone a few days ago, and entered camp with a heavy cold, from which he developed pneumonia. He was 38 years of age, and was un-married. Thebody was buried with full military honors, the cortege being headed by the newly-formed camp band. The "Last Post" was sounded at the graveside by deceased's late comrades. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs.John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and at the graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall andcoffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. Private Free-burn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Monday 20 March 1916, p. 2).

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    1. George Thomas Freeburn, son of Francis Freeburn and Jane Turvey, was born in 1878 and died on March 15, 1916 at the age of 38.

Death

Military Funeral

THE LATE PTE. FREEBURN.

The second military funeral since the establishment of the Bathurst Military Camp took place to the Church of England portion of the Bathurst General Cemetery yester-day morning. The burial was of the body of the late Private George Free-

burn, who died at the Bathurst Hospital at midday on Wednesday, after being only a short period in Camp, and a few days in the hospital suffering from pneumonia. The funeral left Mr. W. Boyds funeral parlor at 11 a.m, and was headed by therecently-formed Camp Band.

The company of which Private Freeburn was a member was in attendance, being in charge of Lieuts. Armstrong and Nelson. The band, which was in charge of Drum-Major J. Regan and Bandmaster Hunter, played the 'Dead March' in Saul throughout theroute in a devotional manner. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs. John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and atthe graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall and coffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. A firing party, under Reg. S.M. Purcell, fired the last salute, and the Last Post wassounded. There was a large attendance of citizens the graveside, where the service was most impressive. Private Freeburn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (National Advocate Friday 17 March 1916, p. 2)

Death

RYLSTONE SOLDIER'S DEATH

Private George Freeburn died at Bathurst District Hospital last Wednesday night. Deceased enlisted at Rylstone a few days ago, and entered camp with a heavy cold, from which he developed pneumonia. He was 38 years of age, and was un-married. Thebody was buried with full military honors, the cortege being headed by the newly-formed camp band. The "Last Post" was sounded at the graveside by deceased's late comrades. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs.John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and at the graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall andcoffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. Private Free-burn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Monday 20 March 1916, p. 2).