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Henry Charles GAYLARD

Regimental number2906
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
SchoolTumbarumba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Theresa Gaylard, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDeceased 17 September 1918
Place of death or woundingDied in Germany while prisoner of war.
Age at death23
Place of burialNiederzwehren Cemetery (Plot IX, Row F, Grave No. 5), Cassel, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Parents: Walter and Theresa GAYLARD, Verdun Cottage, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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