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Eric James GASTON

Regimental number7774
Place of birthPaddington New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'St Heliers', Murdock Street, Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gaston, 'St Heliers', Murdock Street, Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 October 1970

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