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Regimental number1074
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
SchoolUniversity High School, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingAccountancy student
Address41 Cole Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, John C Gladstone, 41 Cole Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 7), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GLADSTONES, 41 Cole Street, Williamstown, Victoria. Native of Talbot, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1075 Corporal Vernon GLADSTONES, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Appointed Lance Corporal, Ferry Post, 2 May 1916.

Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 May 1916 (debility); discharged same day; rejoined unit, 26 May 1916.

Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 29 May 1916 (neuritis); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, Moascar, 1 June 1916 (neuritis: severe); to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 26 June 1916; to England, 13 August 1916, and admitted to Netherfield Road Auxiliary Hospital, Liverpool, 26 August 1916 (neuritis: slight); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 27 September 1916.

Found guilty, 28 September 1916, of being absent without leave from 2400, 22 September, to 9 am, 23 September 1916: admonished, and forfeited 1 day's pay under Royal Warrant.

Attached for duty with 1st Australian Army Pay Corps, 1 November 1916.

Reverted to Private, 6 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917; rejoined 30th Bn, in the field, 30 April 1917.

Killed in action, 29 September 1917.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GLADSTONES Geoffrey

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