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Eric George GOLDRING

Date of birth30 October 1891
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressHavilah, Ocean Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMagnus Goldring, 279 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name3rd Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 March 1916
Discharge date13 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 27 April 1915 (gun shot wound, chest wall: serious); admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, 30 April 1915; transferred to No 1 Convalescent Hospital, Alexandria, 24 May 1915; to England, 8 June 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 21 June 1915.

Placed on Supernumerary List of Officers, 13 December 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Suevic', 11 March 1916; appointment terminated (discharged) (medically unfit), 22 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOLDRING Eric George

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