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George Washington * GAWLER

Regimental numberR371
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolBriarfoundland Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o C O Brown, Elinswood, Jindera via Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Gawler, 63 Albert Street, St Pauls, Bristol, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Navy for 6.5 years.
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/92/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialReninghlelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Evans and Mary Polly GAWLER, 63 Albert Street, St Paul's, Bristol, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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