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Alfred James GOSS

Regimental number2095
Place of birthWestbury Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Goss, Barrington, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 202 Pte Henry Herbert GOSS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 January 1919; 7995 Pte Arthur Ernest GOSS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919; 3967 Pte Lambert Gordon GOSS, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; 3966 Lance Corporal Frank GOSS, 52nd Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917; 6518 Pte George GOSS, 12th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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