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John Charles GUNNING

Regimental number1597
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBairnsdale PO, Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John E Gunning, Bairnsdale PO, Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1590 Pte Edward GUNNING, 24th Bn, killed in action, 29 November 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death30 January 1948
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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