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Gilbert Harding PRATT

Regimental number2711
Place of birthWallacetown near Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolYatrella Public School, New South Wales
OccupationFarmer
AddressWallace Town, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Pratt, Wallace Town, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 9), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann PRATT. Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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