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Gordon Patterson McADAM

Regimental number3353
Place of birthOamaru, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressDonock Terrace, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Gordon McAdam, Donock Terrace, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 8th Infantry (Oxley) Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917, for overland travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 21 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McADAM Gordon Patterson

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