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Gerald Gustave MASSON

Regimental number151
Place of birthNairne South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Emil Stephen Masson, Woodside, South Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 30 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette', 7 November 1918.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateDischarged 13 January 1919
Other details

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

Date of death30 September 1963
Age at death75
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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