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Gordon Clunes McKay MATHISON

Date of birth10 August 1883
Place of birthStanley, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Aroona', Ebden Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M M Mathison, 'Aroona', Ebden Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustraliam Army Medical Corps
FateDied of wounds 18 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 18 May 1918.
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialChatby Military Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 441), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hector and Mary MATHISON, 'Tarrangower', 1 Staniland Grove, Elsternwick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrecty entered on Embarkation Roll as MATHIESON.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MATHISON Gordon Clunes McKay
Red Cross File No 1740111F

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