|Place of birth||West Melbourne Victoria|
|Address||104 Hawke Street, West Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M E Gathercole, 104 Hawke Street, West Melbourne, Victoria|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/36/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Bombardier|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For gallantry in action during the operations on the SOMME between BRAY and CLERY from August 22nd to September 3rd, 1918. Sergeant GATHERCOLE has been constantly in action with his battery, and has been conspicuous for his gallant bearing under heavy hostile shell fire. This reliability under fire was of the greatest value to his battery.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No.
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal