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Robert Patterson GOSDEN

Regimental number1275
Place of birthJamestown South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Hiram Bailey Gosden, Eudunda, South Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Date of death2 May 1915
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parent: Thomas and Janet GOSDEN. Native of Eudunda, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2656 Thomas GOSDEN, 25th Bn, died of wounds, 7 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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