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Arthur Charles Marshall GERARD

Regimental number2151
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Gladfield, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Larcombe, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gerard, Mount Larcombe, North Line, Queensland
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted August 1915 aged 17.4. Served in Egypt, Gallipoli and France.
FateKilled in Action 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.11
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialAdanac Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth GERARD, "Glenmore", Ambrose, Queensland. Native of Ashfield, Sydney
Family/military connectionsUncle: Sgt Major A.E. MARSHALL, Regimental No. 1177, 35th Battalion, killed in action, France, 12 October 1917. Brother: Corporal William Marshall GERARD, Regimental No. 7090, 15th Battalion listed as effective abroad at end of war; Brother-in-law: Private George William ARMSTRONG, Regimental No. 2562, 1st Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia 28 March 1919~

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