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Gilbert Arthur HEASMAN

Regimental number2145
Place of birthLewes England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edric Owen Heasman, Tutts Farm, South Common, Sussex, England
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Albert HEASMAN MM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919; 291 Pte Frederick HEASMAN, 4th Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917/
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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