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Peter Herbert GASCOIGNE

Regimental number1682
Place of birthWakefield, Yorkshire, England
SchoolSt John's Church School, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Gascoigne, Portobello Road, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row B, Grave No. I
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fairfax and Ada GASCOIGNE, Porto Belle House, Portobelle Road, Wakefield, Yorks, England
Family/military connections4 brothers: one killed in action; one drowned at sea.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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