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Carl D'Arcy GABEL

Regimental number808
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address114 McIlwraith Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Gabel, 114 McIlwraith Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Corps of Australian Signallers; took voluntary discharge.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSt Kilda, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll93
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Niagra', 11 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 22 March 1919, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 11 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GABEL Carl D'Arcy

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