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Regimental number3807
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers, Toowoomba, Qld (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRoma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Peter Gavin, Dalby, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3807A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stevin and Johanna GAVIN. Native of Dalby, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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