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John GELLERT

Regimental number3772
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSailors Gully, Beaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Gellert, 7 David Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3305 Lance Corporal Robert Burnett GELLERT MM, 6th Bn, killed in action, 27 October 1917.

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