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Gilbert Charles MOUNSEY

Regimental number153
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorth Adelaide State School, South Australia
Other trainingStockman
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCattle drover
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Clarice Mounsey, 82 Surrey Street, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceHe served in the Citizens Forces, SA
Enlistment date2 October 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
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded in Gallipoli.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death22
Family/military connectionsOne of four brothers serving in the war

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