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John Oswald GATES

Regimental number2605
Place of birthGunnedah New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Gates, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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