|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, T Gloster, Ormiston, Cleveland Line, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 26 September 1915 (diarrhea); discharged to duty, 2 October 1915; rejoined unit, 3 October 1915. Sent to 7th Field Ambulance, 4 November 1915 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to 13th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 November 1915; discharged to duty, 16 November 1915; rejoined unit, 17 November 1915. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty, Ismailia, 28 February 1916, of being absent without leave from 2300 23/2/16 to 0700 26/2/16: admonished and forfeited 4 days' pay.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 19 March 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 September 1916, and transferred same day to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Ambulance Train, 9 September 1916 (dysentery), and admitted same day to 14th Stationary Hospital; transferred to Convalescent Depot, 17 October 1916; rejoined unit, 17 November 1916.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 7 March 1917 (debility); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 17 March 1917; to 2/1 M. Casualty Clearing Station, 20 March 1917 (mumps); rejoined unit, 26 April 1917.
On leave to England, 25 June 1917; rejoined unit, 8 July 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 November 1917 (gassed shell), and admitted to 5th Field Ambulance; transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, and admitted to Ambulance Train, 5 November 1917; transferred to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 5 November 1917; to England, 21 November 1917, and admitted to 1st Western General Hospital, Liverpool, 22 November 1917. Discharged from hospital on furlough, 4 January 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 18 January 1918. Admitted to King George's Hospital, Dublin, 17 January 1918 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 20 February 1918; discharged on furlough (date not recorded), to reportto No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane (medically unfit), 14 July 1918.Medals: 1914-18 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GLOSTER Eric Thomas|