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Gordon MOWDAY

Regimental number6093
Place of birthEast Dulwich, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
AddressCabra Estate, Clarence Park, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs V N Mowday, Crogier Avenue, Mitcham Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8286
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2398 Pte Albert Henry MOWDAY, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: disembarked Egypt, 7 November 1915; taken on strength, No. 2 Australian General Hospital, 8 November 1915.

Proceeded to Suez for Transport Duty to Australia on board Hospital Ship 'Wandilla', 12 December 1915; commenced return to Australia, 14 December 1915.

Re-embarked from Adelaide on 'Katuna', 23 June 1916; disembarked Egypt.

Attached to 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 9 August 1916; transferred to Signal Squadron, 3 October 1916. Taken on strength supernumerary and attached for duty to 6th Light Horse Regiment, 2 December 1916. Transferred to and taken on strength of 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, 19 February 1917. Detached for duty with 5th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, Marakeb, 27 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 15 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 15 February 1919; discharged, 27 June 1919.

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

Date of death16 January 1951
Age at death64
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery (Anglican Section Z1-204), Perth, Western Australia

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