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Herbert Stanley GALLWEY

Regimental number2488
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss M. Gallwey, Waratah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 23 October 1918
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsSuez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 4 April 1915.

Admitted to No 17 General Hospital, Alexandria, 1 September 1915 (conjunctivitis, slight); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 6 September 1915; discharged, 9 September 1915.

Embarked Alexandria, 2 October 1915; rejoined 1st Battery, Gallipoli, 13 October 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 22 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, no date stated; disembarked Marseilles, France, no date stated.

Promoted Acting Bombardier, 31 July 1917.

On leave, 17 February 1918; rejoined unit, 5 March 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, 8 October 1918.

Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, 21 October 1918 (pleuro pneumonia).

Died, Government Hospital, 23 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GALLWEY Herbert Stanley

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