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William John GASKETT

Regimental number1830
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
SchoolNorth Nar Nar Goon State School No 2914, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNar Nar Goon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Matthew Gaskett, Nar Nar Goon, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
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Listed on North Nar Nar Goon State School No 2914 Roll of Honor, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 October 1963
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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