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Elwyn Samuel GOULD

Date of birth13 July 1893
Place of birthBowden, South Australia
SchoolUnley State School; School of Design, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressSaltram Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Samuel Gould, Saltram Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military servicePreviously served
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ellwyn Samuel Gould on NR
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Julia GOULD, 85 Cheltenham Street, Malvern, South Australia. Commemorated in Mitcham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal War service: Gallipoli (contracted illness); invalided to Malta; returned to Australia, 6 February 1916. Returned to duty, 11 April 1916, Egypt, with 12th Rfts; England (Salisbury Plain); France (wounded Warrancourt, 27 February 1917; invalided to Wandsworth Hospital, London, England; returned to duty, 13 July 1917); killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 9 October 1917.

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