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Erle Cawdor GWYTHER

Regimental number648
Place of birthOuttrim Victoria
Other NamesErle Cawdon
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Fernshade', Koonwarra Road, Leongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Gwyther, 'Fernshade', Koonwarra Road, Leongatha, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [1316] Captain Leo Tennyson GWYTHER MC & Bar, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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