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Gordon Stuart GEMMELL

Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolThomas St State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressThompson Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gemmell, Thompson Rd, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt gordon Stewart Gemmell on NR
Place of death or woundingLihons, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 2), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Archibald and Elizabeth GEMMELL, "Merridyn", Thompson Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: James Reid Gemmell MM, no. 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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