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William GLADSTONE

Regimental number5383
Place of birthDeep Creek, Victoria
SchoolHurdle State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressSilver Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr A G Gladstone, Silver Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBarnafay Wood British Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 38), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexandra and Emily GLADSTONE, Silber Creek Post Office, Victoria. Native of Beechworth, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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