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Norman William GATES

Regimental number125
Place of birthAlbert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolNear Natimuk, Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Clarence Gates, Polkemmet via Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie GATES

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