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Gilbert Hirtle GORDON

Regimental number2816
Other NamesGilbert Hurtle
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressEast Bungaree, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Gordon, Hill River, near Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row Q, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alex and Fanny GORDON, Armagh, Clare, South Australia. Native of Hill river, Clare
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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