The AIF Project

Gustaf William Oscar STAAF

Regimental number5413
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
SchoolState School, 208
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarren Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Andrew Staaf, Warren Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Gustav William
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Frances E. STAAF, Warren Street, Echuca, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format