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Gregory Wilmot Victor GROOM

Regimental number7252
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressNewstead, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Groom, Ross Street, Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1918
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemtery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 84), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane GROOM. Native of Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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