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Gordon WHITCHURCH

Regimental number1839
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter
Address158 Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Whitchurch, 158 Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Date of death16 September 1942
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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