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Ernest Cecil GELDING

Regimental number252
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servan
AddressNgahenrauga, 3 Bond Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSamuel Gelding, Ngahenrauga, 3 Bond Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll61st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Refers Lone Pine
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsCousin: 417C Sergeant Harold Graham GELDING, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 July 1947

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