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Edgar Percival GURNER

Regimental number37663
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressThornton Street, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 7.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Gurner, Thornton Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceFour weeks War Service, Cheltenham.
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked, ; discharged (medically unfit: gassed), Adelaide, 22 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1960
SourcesNAA: B2455, GURNER Edgar Percival

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