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Edward Lawrence GASON

Regimental number2323
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressHowlong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Gason, Howlong, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Edward Laurence Gason on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 April 1958
Age at death58
Place of burialHowlong Cemetery, New South Wales

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