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Alfred Henry Mark GANT

Regimental number302
Place of birthGoodwood, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationPolisher
AddressAlbert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Gant, same address
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Emily GANT, 72 Castle Street, Parkside, South Australia. Native of Goodwood, South Australia. Commemorated in AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia. Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1133 Pte Stanley Clarence GANT MM, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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