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Gordon Alfred FREEMAN

Regimental number547
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
SchoolKerang State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSalesman
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Freman, Victoria Street, Kerang, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name should have upper case G
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Randall and Sarah Ann FREEMAN. Native of Kerang, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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