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Alfred William GLUYAS

Regimental number20573
Place of birthNorthcote, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School, Victoria
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Jane Gluyas, 300 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 55th Citizens Military Forces as Signaller; Lt of the 54th Signallers.
Enlistment date2 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameLight Motor Set Wireless Troop
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Section
FateDied of disease 26 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSamarra
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 3), Baghdad
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Laura GLUYAS, 300 High Street, Northcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Wesley Dredge

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