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Edward GUNN

Regimental number1100
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward George Gunn, 5 Lewis Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date14 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Showed great bravery and devotion to duty in maintaining communications. (Hollebeke 30 September 1916).
Recommendation date: 2 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1918
Date of death1 October 1952
Place of burialKew Cemetery

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