George enlisted on 14 Oct 1941 and was posted to 1st Armoured Training Regiment. He transferred to 2/11th Armoured Regiment on 22 Oct 1941 and attended 3rd Australian Corps Signals School 27 Jul 1943, qualifying on 11 Sept 1943. He transferred to 1st Australian Base Depot on 12 Jun 1944 and was posted to 16th Australian Infantry Training Battalion on 22 Jun 1944.
George transferred to 1st Australian Commando Training Battalion on 6 Nov 1944 and then flew to New Guinea on 10 May 1945, where he embarked for New Britain aboard "SUVA" on 17 May 1945, joining the 2/2nd on 19 May 1945 as a Signaller.
He was medevac'd by plane to New Guinea on 25 Aug 1945 and then to Australia by plane on 2 Sept 45 and was discharged on 20 Nov 1945.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps