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Joseph Chandler GAST

Regimental number187
Date of birth11 December 1879
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressBellevue PO, Bellevue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 6.75"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Walker, Bellevue PO, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Discharge date15 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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