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Gordon Townshend WALLACK

Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria and St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, E T Wallack, Cb, Vic Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceLieut. in 5th and 10th Infantry Regiments Con Mil Forces and Tasmanian Cadets.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Adjutant)
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularA good all round athlete.
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 May 1915
Age at death29
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 11), Gallipoli, Turkey.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maj. Gen. Ernest T and Alice May WALLACK.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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