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Gilbert Rees GURR

Regimental number837
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationShop assistant
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Benjamin James Gurr, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 2), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Grace GURR, Amy Road, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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