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Frederick Archer GAUNT

Regimental number1991
Date of birth1873
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address58 High Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs M E Gaunt, 58 High Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7013 Pte Arthur Douglas GAUNT MSM, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919; Nephew: 105 Sapper Geoffrey Robert GAUNT, 3rd Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 31 July 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1959
Age at death76
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania

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