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Grahame Alfred GORRINGE

Regimental number197
Place of birthKempton, Tasmania
SchoolLeslie House School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKempton, Tasmania
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Alfred Gorringe, Kempton, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 12), Poperinge, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and May GORRINGE, Kempton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialNine Elm British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium. Plot 5, Row F, Grave No. 12

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