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Walter Robert GORDON

Regimental number28915
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address14 Amelia Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4.75"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Gordon, 14 Amelia Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollMedium Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 June 1918
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic nephritis), Sydney, 19 June 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death6 March 1964
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GORDON Walter Robert

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