|Place of birth||Warsaw, Poland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||20|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs H Posner, 69 Great Priscott Street, Aldgate, London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Brother-in-law, Morris Posner, London, England, stated his place of birth was 'Kola (Russian Poland('.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 4th Bn, Gallipoli, 4 August 1915.
Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac, 5 August 1915, and transferred to Fleetsweeper (colic); disembarked Alexandria, 10 August 1915, and admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis; transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 10 August 1915; to Convalesecent Camp, Zeitoun, 18 August 1915.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, 6 September 1915 (ear trouble); transferred same day to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital; discharged to light duty, 23 September 1915; admitted to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 4 January 1916.
Rejoined 4th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916.
Transferred to 56th Bn, 16 February 1916.
Admitted to 1st New Zealand Stationary Hospital, 30 March 1916 (heatstroke); discharged to duty, 4 April 1916.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 18 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARBERT Gershun|