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Arthur Gerard GLEESON

Regimental number7866
Place of birthCoburg Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressCoburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Gleeson, Louisa Street, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'This N.C.O. has carried out the duties of H.Q. Sergeant. His untiring energy, careful work and devotion to duty has set a splendid example to those under him and has largely contributed to the efficiency of the Unit.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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