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Gordon William IRONS

Regimental number2279
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolGreen's Guyah
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBoree Creek via Lockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Irons, Boree Creek via Lockhart, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 29), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Boree Creek Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Father: John IRONS 'Pleasant View', Boree Creek, New South Wales. Native of Diapur, Victoria
Other details

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

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