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James George GOSSTRAY

Regimental number2658
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressDiamond Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Gosstray, Diamond Creek, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyney Cot Cemetery (Plot LII, Row G, Grave No. II), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benn and Mary GOSSTRAY, Diamond Creek, Victoria. Native of Collingwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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